British Airways is to launch services from Stansted this summer, the first time the flag carrier has operated from the airport.
Willie Walsh, the boss of British Airways’ parent company IAG, was paid £6.4m in 2014, an increase of almost 30% on the previous year.
The good news for George Osborne is that Lloyds shares have done well since his Mansion House speech. The stock has barely moved in the past two days – impressive in a soggy stock market after a big seller has announced its intentions.
The parent of British Airways has reaffirmed its faith in the troubled Boeing 787 Dreamliner by sealing an order worth more than $4bn (£2.6bn) for the aircraft.