Section: General News - Vietnam Airlines is seeking to overturn a court decision against the carrier in a lawsuit filed by an Italian citizen who seeks 5 million euros in compensation.
The airlines says the Italian court has chosen April 2 as the date to consider an appeal lodged by the carrier to cancel a verdict made by the Rome Tribunal Court on March 7, 2000, according to a press release by the company.
That verdict demanded that Vietnam Airlines pay 5 million euros in compensation to the plaintiff, Maurizio Liberati, an Italian citizen.
But the company said the court's decision was "based only on the unilateral statement of the plaintiff." The trial came after years of appeals by Vietnam Airlines to various Italian courts and …