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.
Standing in a brand new British Airways A380, at an altitude of 35,000ft over the Atlantic, Willie Walsh couldn’t resist having a dig at an old rival.
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.