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March 07 2018
Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg Passenger wins damages following re-routing of non-stop flight

Argentina - Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

A passenger filed a claim against Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana SA for a breach of contract after her non-stop flight to Europe was modified due to overbooking. The claimant argued that the defendant had fraudulently failed to fulfil its obligations. The Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals rejected the punitive damages awarded by the first-instance court, but increased and maintained compensation for moral and material damages, respectively.

Author: Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg
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