Liquor large Bacardi mentioned Tuesday that American Airways hasn’t paid the tab for a whole lot of circumstances of cognac that vanished from a flight between Paris and Los Angeles final 12 months, in line with a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court docket.
A lawyer for Florida-based Bacardi U.S.A. demanded that the airline pay the $65,820 that he mentioned the bottles are value, in line with paperwork filed in U.S. District Court docket in Pasadena, California.
Twenty-four pallets containing 1,680 circumstances of the French brandy had been loaded onto the Sept. 20 flight, the go well with says. However greater than six pallets — or 420 circumstances — did not make it.
It is not clear whether or not the liquor was stolen or misplaced, however American Airways has paid “no half” of the invoice — regardless that it has been “duly demanded,” the go well with states.
It is not clear what sort of cognac was on the flight or what number of bottles had been in every case. A lawyer for the corporate did not instantly reply to a request for remark.
American Airways additionally did not instantly reply to a request for remark.
Bacardi, which claims to be the most important privately held spirits firm on the earth and owns dozens of liquor manufacturers, started promoting the brandy from Cognac, France, within the U.S. a decade in the past.
Tim Stelloh is a breaking information reporter for NBC Information Digital.