Scoot wins test case in Canada over lost luggage

Budget carrier Scoot has prevailed in a test case in a Canadian court that involved three passengers claiming C$2,000 each over lost luggage.
Budget carrier Scoot has prevailed in a test case in a Canadian court that involved three passengers claiming C$2,000 each over lost luggage.ST PHOTO: KELVIN LIM

Budget carrier Scoot has prevailed in a test case in a Canadian court that involved three passengers claiming C$2,000 (S$2,080) each over lost luggage.

While Scoot did not contest that the luggage was lost, it argued that the suit should not have been brought in Canada and contested the quantum of the claims. A Montreal court ruled in its favour last month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2018, with the headline 'Scoot wins test case in Canada over lost luggage'. Print Edition | Subscribe