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SriLankan Airlines Files a Lawsuit Against Airbus and Seeks $1 billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute SriLankan Airlines has sued Airbus for $1 billion for alleged corruption during the procurement of A350-900s and consequent damages and loss of reputation.  The issue traces back to the Crown Court judgment in the UK that found Airbus guilty of bribery concerning aircraft agreements. Sri Lanka’s flag carrier has also requested cancellation of the A350-900 […]

Pilots of Southwest Airlines Sue Boeing For Over $100 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) representing over 10,000 pilots of the US airline has filled a lawsuit against the Boeing Company for $100 million over the grounded 737 MAX aircraft. According to the media release issued by SWAPA, pilots are seeking damages in the lawsuit due to the fact that the plane-maker was “deliberately misleading […]

UAC Initiates Lawsuit Against Ukraine’s Antonov State Company

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has filed a lawsuit against Antonov State Company with the Moscow Arbitration Court, according to the data of the arbitration cases register. This reported by TASS. The lawsuit was filed on May 23, has not been accepted for hearing yet, no other details have been provided. A source in UAC’s […]

Lufthansa Sues Passenger for Skipping a Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute In 2018 Lufthansa, the largest German airline, sued one of its passengers for intentionally skipping the last of its connecting flights. Reportedly, the flight was from Seattle to Oslo with a stopover in Frankfurt. As flight fares are subject to market forces, and therefore do not necessarily correlate to the distance flown, people are usually […]

American Airlines Protests Innocence as it Settles US$45 Million Lawsuit

Reading Time: < 1 minute American Airlines Group (American), one of four U.S. carriers subject to an antitrust lawsuit over collusion to limit plane capacity and in so doing, driving up domestic airfares, has agreed to pay US$45 million to draw matters to a close. The carrier has admitted no wrongdoing and American’s spokesman Matt Miller advised that the carrier […]

Indian Passengers Sue Boeing Over 2016 Emirates Crash

Reading Time: < 1 minute Indian passengers have sued Boeing in a US court over the ill-fated Emirates B777 that crashed at Dubai Airport last year, according to a report by the Indian Express. The suit, filed in Illinois’ Cook County Circuit Court, charges the manufacturer with a security switch in the aircraft’s electronics system that the passengers say did […]