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Tag: Alex Cruz British Airways CEO

  • Tuesday, June 6th 2017 - 06:54 UTC

    British Airways says “human error” led to travel chaos for 75.000 passengers

     Willie Walsh, CEO IAG said an engineer disconnected a power supply, with the major damage caused by a surge when it was reconnected.

    The boss of British Airways' parent company says that human error caused an IT meltdown that led to travel chaos for 75,000 passengers. Willie Walsh. chief executive of IAG, said an engineer disconnected a power supply, with the major damage caused by a surge when it was reconnected. He said there would now be an independent investigation “to learn from the experience”.

  • Tuesday, August 16th 2016 - 06:11 UTC

    British Airways cuts its food service on flights less than eight and a half hours

    Spaniard Alex Cruz, 50, took over as CEO and chairman of BA in April this year, having started his career with American Airlines 1995.

    British Airways has cut its food service and will no longer provide two meals to economy travelers on flights lasting less than eight-and-a-half hours. Instead of two full meals, passengers will only receive one as part of the new measures, which also apply to journeys lasting less seven hours for premium economy passengers.