Air France Faces $34.9M Bill From Botched Plane Redelivery

Law360, London (January 7, 2021, 6:36 PM GMT) -- The German owners of a passenger aircraft have sued Air France in the English courts, seeking more than $34.9 million allegedly owed under a lease agreement.

According to the recently public High Court claim, France's flagship carrier signed a 10-year lease agreement with DS-Rendite-Fonds NR. 136 Flugzeugfonds XI GMBH & Co. KG, which expired last year. The owners say Air France did not return the jet in the agreed upon condition, breaching the terms of the contract.

The owners say Air France has racked up a rent bill of more than €11 million ($13.5 million) for failing to return the plane...

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