International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh emphasized that IAG subsidiary British Airways’ (BA) IT system did not fail during the recent episode that caused widespread flight cancellations, and offered criticism of the media for how the incident was covered. During a press conference at the IATA AGM in Cancun, Walsh, who is chairman of the IATA board of governors, was asked about the “computer meltdown” at BA and immediately responded, “It wasn’t a ...

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