The businessman sued the airline the cost of the bouquet that withered in the airport

A resident of the Urals has made punishment for the airline, which employees wouldn’t let him on the plane to Yekaterinburg because of a bouquet of flowers — gift for her daughter. A Metropolitan court compensated him spiritual experiences.


As it became known “MK”, an unpleasant incident occurred in August last year, when 47-year-old businessman was on the flight from Moscow to Ekaterinburg. When boarding a formidable airline employee the whole body blocked the way of the passenger and demanded additional payment for the bouquet of flowers he was carrying as a gift for my daughter’s birthday. Their actions, she explained that the plants are not considered hand Luggage. The man refused to pay since they thought the demand illegal, and called the police. While law enforcement officers designed the Protocol, the plane took off without him. Subsequently, the airline recognized the illegality of their actions and gave the merchant another ticket. But the next day he was able to safely leave for home, however, is without a gift.

— It was a beautiful bouquet consisting of small pink roses and decorated with chocolates for 2.5 thousand rubles. I wanted to give his daughter’s 13th birthday. 14 hours spent in the airport he just wilted, — told “MK” the victim.

He also shared his observation on the operation of the airline: “There happened a complete mess! When my girlfriend paid for the backpack 2 thousand rubles, but she was not even given a receipt”.

The entrepreneur decided to bring a claim against the carrier and requested the defendant to recover damages in the amount of 11 thousand rubles moral damages in the amount of 200 thousand rubles, a penalty equal to 50% of the amount awarded in favor of the consumer.

The representative of the defendant in the trial did not come, but in writing, asked to refuse satisfaction of claim requirements. However, he still recognized that the denial of boarding was unlawful.

Meanwhile, in respect of an air carrier of the Moscow Prosecutor’s office on supervision of execution of laws on air and water transport filed a case on an administrative offence. And in the future, the culprit was fined.

Themis took the side of the plaintiff, but not completely.

— The magistrate court plot №424 of the district of West Degunino recovered in favor of the applicant 4.5 thousand rubles, — told “MK” the press service of the Timiryazevsky district court of Minsk.

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