Articles tagged “lawsuits”

American Airlines Files Lawsuit Over Logo Copyright Denials

American Airlines Files Lawsuit Over Logo Copyright Denials

Bloomberg

The American Airlines dispute with the U.S. Copyright Office over the merit of its logo-copyright application is much more than an artistic debate — it would cost an exorbitant amount to have to repaint all of those airplanes.

1 week ago

Uber Settles Dozens of Sexual Harassment Claims for Just $1.9 Million

Uber Settles Dozens of Sexual Harassment Claims for Just $1.9 Million

Peter Blumberg, Bloomberg

While Uber is somewhat being held accountable here, we're not impressed with the monetary amount of the settlement.

2 months ago

Airbnb Is Funding a Host’s Lawsuit Against New York City

Airbnb Is Funding a Host’s Lawsuit Against New York City

Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg

Financing litigation was an inevitable strategy for Airbnb, especially in, arguably, the company's most challenging regulatory market.

3 months ago

Airbnb Faces Landlord Lawsuit Showdown in Miami

Airbnb Faces Landlord Lawsuit Showdown in Miami

Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg

Now that the Communications Decency Act is showing its age, what other recourse can Airbnb use to defend itself?

3 months ago

Membership Airline Surf Air Faces $3.1 Million Lawsuit for ‘Unpaid Flight Services’

Membership Airline Surf Air Faces $3.1 Million Lawsuit for ‘Unpaid Flight Services’

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Whatever the merits of the case, this isn't a good look for Surf Air. We'll have to wait and see what kind of impact the allegations have on the company.

4 months ago

Trump Fails to Get Lawsuit Dismissed About Improper Profits From His D.C. Hotel

Trump Fails to Get Lawsuit Dismissed About Improper Profits From His D.C. Hotel

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

We can't all be winners, President Trump. And we can't have any elected officials in office who are profiting from their outside businesses in allegedly unethical ways.

7 months ago

Ryanair Files U.S. Lawsuit Against Expedia Over Screen-Scraping

Ryanair Files U.S. Lawsuit Against Expedia Over Screen-Scraping

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Ryanair says it gets 99 percent of its bookings from its website in a distribution model that has some parallels to how Southwest Airlines does business. Expedia doesn't offer Southwest's flights to consumers, but apparently thinks it can get away with scraping the website of a foreign airline, Ryanair.com.

8 months ago

Uber Settles Waymo Driverless Car Lawsuit for $245 Million

Uber Settles Waymo Driverless Car Lawsuit for $245 Million

Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg

Uber likely averted an even bigger toll on the company with this settlement. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi had to untangle this mess, and he will probably be embroiled in undoing other Uber past transgressions over the next couple of years.

8 months ago

Federal Judge to Hear Travel Ban Preliminary Injunction Motions

Federal Judge to Hear Travel Ban Preliminary Injunction Motions

Associated Press

The third Trump travel ban is being challenged on multiple fronts, and the whole thing will be heading toward the U.S. Supreme Court again.

1 year ago

Uber’s Self-Inflicted Woes Have Created a Wave of Legal Challenges

Uber’s Self-Inflicted Woes Have Created a Wave of Legal Challenges

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Uber's new CEO may or may not be able to get the brand past its multiple challenges. The truth is, the previous CEO was never going to get Uber past them because his successes were so closely tied to the issues that are now causing it so much trouble.

1 year ago

HNA Group Must Answer Questions About Collapse of Its Booking Startup Travana

HNA Group Must Answer Questions About Collapse of Its Booking Startup Travana

Tiffany Kary, Bloomberg

Travana's quiet implosion was one of the stranger stories in travel this year and it will likely get stranger.

1 year ago

A Brief Summary of Uber’s No Good Very Bad Year

A Brief Summary of Uber’s No Good Very Bad Year

Associated Press

And it is only May.

1 year ago