GERMAN airline Lufthansa is allegedly trying to sue a passenger it says booked a cheaper ticket with no intention of making the final leg of their journey. The airline says the passenger exploited the ticketing system that places a premium on non-stop flights by booking a cheaper multiple-stop ticket they never intended to complete. The alleged infringement happened almost two years ago, in April 2016. The man was said to have not used all the legs of a journey from Seattle to Oslo and taken a separate flight from Frankfurt, where he was due to catch a connecting flight. The terms and conditions when buying tickets through Lufthansa make it clear the practice is not allowed. Lufthansa has been granted permission to appeal of a previous ruling in the passenger’s favour, it has been reported. The defendant reportedly booked a business class ticket from Oslo to Seattle via Frankfurt for £576. As this is a running court case, we do not comment this case at this stageLufthansa spokesperson On the return flight, however, the passenger flew from Frankfurt to Berlin on a separate ticket. Lufthansa says that he should have paid €2769, and demanded €2112 plus interest. The case was… Read full this story
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