BA boss shocked to find out that third Heathrow runway will raze his HQ

BA boss shocked to find out that third Heathrow runway will raze his HQ

Airline chief Wille Walsh furious about not being told of demolition – and about fact he will ‘end up paying for the destruction’

The boss of Heathrow’s biggest customer, British Airways, only discovered that building the airport’s planned third runway would require the demolition of his airline’s head office after looking at a map.

Willie Walsh, the chief executive of BA’s parent company IAG, claimed that despite the group being responsible for about half of all flights at the London hub, he received no formal warning of the proposed demolition.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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