The Week: People News - BA's George quits quids in

Martin George, the former commercial director at British Airways who is at the centre of a price-fixing scandal, could leave the company with more than £1.6 million, according to its annual report.

George, who left in October after admitting his department may have attempted to fix fuel surcharges with rivals, will take a £467,000 salary and a £263,000 termination fee. He also received £356,000 towards legal fees and £555,397 from a long-term incentive plan. He could receive a further £263,000 as a notice payment if he fails to find another job in the next six months.