German law-enforcement authorities are going to investigate the actions of the company Kuwait Airways, which is suspected that refused to sell tickets to Israelis – in violation of international laws.
About it writes on Wednesday, October 25, the website of the newspaper the Jerusalem Post.
The investigation is carried out on the initiative of the Minister of transport of Germany, Alexander Dobrindt – in a suit filed by human rights organization of The Lawfare Project.
The defendant is accused of discrimination of a citizen of Israel, who had intended last summer to use the services of Kuwait Airways for flights from Frankfurt to Thailand, but he refused to sell the ticket because of his nationality. The case will be heard in Frankfurt.
The petition States: «the Pressure on the national airline of one of the States of the Persian Gulf increases the discrimination potential passengers solely on the basis of Israeli citizenship. Similar investigations have already been filed against Kuwait Airways in the United States and Switzerland that led to the cancellation of the flight from the airport. Kennedy to Heathrow airport».