Rus News Journal

The hockey player P.Bure has condemned British Airways

Moscow City Court recognised as lawful collecting of 67 thousand rbl. from airline of British Airways in favour of hockey player Pavel Bure that have unreasonably removed it from the plane, has informed the head a press - services of court Anna Usachyov. Thus, the court has rejected appeals as airlines, and P.Bure which protection tried to achieve increase in the sum of indemnification.
in the end of August of last year the Tver court of Moscow has decided to collect in favour of P.Bure of 57 thousand rbl. as indemnification of a material damage and 10 thousand rbl. - moral.
the sportsman demanded from airline of 20 million rbl. as moral indemnification for the incident which has occurred at the Moscow airport of Domodedovo in the end of October 2006. Then P.Bure should take off for London, and then in Los - Andzheles, however representatives of British Airways have without assigning any reasons removed it from a board of the plane and it has lost days, waiting following flight. The British airline has made to the hockey player the apologies.
as it is underlined in the company message, the crew aspired to provide safety of passengers after the disorders arranged a day before incident from P.Bure with the Russian football fans onboard flight BA875, following on a route Moscow - London.
we will remind that incident has occurred on October, 30th 2006., when the British police has detained six admirers of the Moscow football club of CSKA after the uproar arranged with them in the plane of airline of British Airways. The drunk Russian football fans flying on a match between CSKA and London the Arsenal have arranged disorders directly aboard, having forced many passengers to leave the places. The crew by own strength did not manage to pacify young men. After a landing the Russian fans of football have been arrested.
in the summer 2007. Similar to incident the case has occurred to P.Bure at the airport of Milan. Then the crew of the plane which was taking off for London, has refused to help the passenger, appeared the sheikh of Qatar with the permission of the situation which have arisen onboard. The sheikh asked, that the crew has seated its three relatives who have appeared in the plane near to unfamiliar men that is not welcomed by Islam.
in reply to the request for the help, pilots recommended to the sheikh to leave the plane together with relatives.
past November incident has occurred to crew of other plane of the company in Manchester. Six hours prior to a departure to New York in hotel behind alcohol drinking the liner crew has been detained. As a result flight has been excellent, and 150 passengers have gone on a route an alternative board.