Tag: lawsuit

Turkish Airlines to take Boeing to court over 737 MAX losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019 17:15

Turkey's national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, is planning to sue the US aerospace giant Boeing over 'the uncertainty and the failure to make an adequate statement' regarding the 737 MAX ... Read More

“Foreign object” damaging wiring: Boeing whistleblowers report new issue with 737 Max

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 17:03

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering an entirely new angle on its investigation into Boeing’s 737 Max line of jets after a company insider called a hotline to ... Read More

Japan’s first domestic passenger plane since 1960s to challenge Boeing and Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 00:20

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, an aviation unit of Japanese industrial giant, is planning to start deliveries of Japan's first domestically-produced passenger plane since the 1960s as soon as next year. The ... Read More

California-based Surf Air eyes profitability in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:03

A turbulent year for Surf Air has finally come to an end. Exciting recent updates have already resulted in massive improvements to its scheduled service and membership growth. A recent ... Read More

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

editor editor- March 29, 2019 00:12

FlyersRights.org has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals over its refusal to enforce the Montreal Convention mandate that airlines ... Read More

Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 16:30

Chinese airline has filed a lawsuit against a passenger who threw coins into the engine of the airplane "for good luck". As the passenger admitted that he threw the coins ... Read More

Hilton has to pay $21 million for civil rights violation, but remains a welcoming place

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:28

Towering over Brickell Avenue, Conrad Miami offers the ultimate in luxury accommodations, a serene rooftop pool, sprawling vistas of the bay, and easy access to elegant entertainment and dining. This ... Read More

The Love Field Legend dies: Herb Kelleher started Southwest Airlines on a cocktail napkin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 04:30

Southwest Airlines tweeted: We already miss you, Herbie. We now have to imagine ourselves without Herb. The hashtag #HonoringHerb was established. Today Herb Kelleher, co-founder of Southwest Airlines passed away. He was 87 ... Read More

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines sued over norovirus outbreak

editor editor- June 18, 2013 02:24

Cruise passengers are taking legal action after a ship departing from Liverpool was hit by vomiting bug norovirus. Read More

Passenger suing United Continental for $170,550 over spilled beverage

editor editor- June 4, 2013 09:45

HOUSTON, Texas - A Texas woman is suing United Continental Holdings Inc. after she says she was badly burned by spilled coffee on a flight from Madrid to Newark in ... Read More

Qatar Airways sued after passenger struck by wayward drinks cart

editor editor- May 18, 2013 08:26

A wayward drinks cart could cost Qatar Airways a steep damages bill with a passenger alleging serious physical and psychological trauma after being struck by a trolley nearly two years ... Read More

Soda spat, unflushed toilet lead to $500K lawsuit against Virgin America

editor editor- May 13, 2013 08:16

An air passenger is now suing Virgin America saying that vengeful flight attendants had him unnecessarily detained after they alleged that he did not flush the toilet on board. Read More

Welsh tourism official to sue Met Office over wrong weather forecast

editor editor- April 18, 2013 06:51

A tourism boss is threatening to sue weather forecasters over the "gloomy" reports he claims are wrecking his business and costing the travel industry thousands. Read More

Lesbian couple wins lawsuit against Hawaii bed and breakfast

editor editor- April 17, 2013 05:23

HONOLULU, Oahu, Hawaii — A judge has ruled a Hawaii bed and breakfast violated the law when two women were denied a room because they're gay. Read More

Are your tourism business and you legally vulnerable?

editor editor- April 2, 2013 01:48

Travel and tourism professionals can never forget that their profession is not only one that evokes high levels of emotions, but is often open to all sorts of liability cases ... Read More

Spanish pilots union sued by International Airlines Group

editor editor- December 3, 2012 03:21

International Airlines Group, the company formed from the merger of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, is suing the Spanish pilots union over strikes late last year and early this year. Read More

Woman suing Southwest Airlines over hot tea

editor editor- September 27, 2012 10:25

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Tennessee woman sued Southwest Airlines and a flight attendant Tuesday for $800,000 for serving tea she says severely burned her. Read More

Fraport, Lufthansa sue German trade union GdF

editor editor- August 20, 2012 05:05

German trade union GdF being sued by German airline Lufthansa and airport operator Fraportover over a series of strikes by airfield workers at Frankfurt airport in February. Read More

Quebec threatens to sue Air Canada, Canadian government

editor editor- March 22, 2012 06:27

The Government of Quebec is considering suing Air Canada and the federal government over the closing of Montreal service facility that was servicing Air Canada's planes. Read More

Southwest sued over free booze

editor editor- March 7, 2012 07:09

Southwest Airlines has won the dismissal of part of a federal lawsuit by flyers in the US who said the discount carrier improperly stopped honouring coupons for free alcoholic drinks, ... Read More

Massive $528 million lawsuit filed by Costa Concordia survivors

editor editor- February 15, 2012 09:26

39 passengers from Costa Concordia shipwreck off Italy last month have filed a lawsuit in Florida state court Tuesday. Read More

Family: Meal served by American Airlines killed passenger

editor editor- December 2, 2011 07:51

As it deals with fallout from its bankruptcy announcement, American Airlines is also facing the wrath of a family who claim their loved one died after eating a meal served ... Read More

Kenya Airports Authority faces contempt of court charges

editor editor- December 1, 2011 01:03

(eTN) - Institutional arrogance and contempt for the people whose life dreams he helped destroy two weeks ago, when demolition teams wrecked hundreds of homes worth hundreds of millions of ... Read More

Airlines sue to halt US Export-Import Bank aircraft financing

editor editor- November 17, 2011 08:03

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

Passengers suing AirTran Airways over roaches

editor editor- November 16, 2011 09:14

A North Carolina couple is suing AirTran Airways, alleging that cockroaches crawled out of air vents and overhead carry-on bins during a flight from Charlotte to Houston in September. Read More

ATA comments on EU Emissions Trading Scheme preliminary opinion

editor editor- October 7, 2011 06:28

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

EU threatens to sue UK over “benefit tourists”

editor editor- September 30, 2011 08:23

The European Commission has threatened to take legal action against Britain if ministers do not water down rules limiting foreigners’ ability to claim benefits. Read More

Teamsters to Frontier, Republic: It’s our way or highway

editor editor- August 4, 2011 05:04

WASHINGTON - The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the certified union representative of the pilots of Republic Airlines and Frontier Airlines, today filed a lawsuit in U.S. Read More

Resort developers sue Credit Suisse for up to $7.5 billion

editor editor- July 26, 2011 05:53

BOISE, Idaho - Two prominent resort developers are suing Credit Suisse, the giant Swiss bank, for $2.5 billion, with the potential for triple damages that could reach $7.5 billion. Read More

Owner of Waikiki Edition Hotel files lawsuit against Marriott

editor editor- June 1, 2011 04:16

NEW YORK - Bickel & Brewer announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Marriott International Inc. Read More

US Airways takes Sabre to court

editor editor- April 26, 2011 04:21

US Airways has filed a federal civil anti-trust lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against Sabre Holdings Corp. Read More

Where’s the beef resurfaces

editor editor- January 22, 2011 07:09

MONTGOMERY, Alabama - In 1984, Wendy's fastfood restaurant aired a commercial that became a iconic catchphrase, Read More

Sabre lawsuit against IATA dismissed by Canadian court

editor editor- January 18, 2011 04:00

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) won a major court victory in its dispute with Sabre over the IATA PaxIS product. On Jan. Read More

New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission sued

editor editor- January 14, 2011 04:12

NEW YORK - A class action lawsuit filed today in Federal District Court in the Southern District of New York alleges that the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission ... Read More