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The German authorities «put pressure» on Kuwait Airways refused to carry Israeli

The German foreign Ministry has promised to put pressure on the airline Kuwait Airways, not wanting to sell tickets to Israelis, the radio station «Kan bet».

Recall that in early November, an Israeli citizen I bought a ticket for the flight this company, intending to fly low cost from Frankfurt to Bangkok with a stopover in Kuwait. Shortly before departure the company’s employees became aware of this. Ticket Israelis were cancelled and passengers were invited to request a place on the plane to another airline. The man, angered by the behavior of carrier, filed a complaint in a court in Kuwait Airways.

In the statement of claim reads as follows: «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».

However, the District court of Frankfurt / main came to the conclusion that the airline refused to sell a ticket to the Israelite, was the right: otherwise, the national carrier would violate the laws of their country.

The representative of human rights organization The Lawfare Project Nathan Gilbert said the decision of the German court’s capitulation in the face of anti-Semitism. He called the verdict a disgrace for German democracy, and said he intends to appeal it.

The German authorities «put pressure» on Kuwait Airways refused to carry Israeli 18.11.2017

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