Air Berlin Loan Dispute Belongs In England, UAE Airline Says

Law360, London (November 26, 2020, 1:20 PM GMT) -- Lawyers for Etihad Airways urged an appellate court in London on Thursday to continue litigation proceedings to enforce a letter of reassurance caught up in Air Berlin's bankruptcy solely in England.

Etihad's €350 million ($416 million) loan agreement with the failed airline does not grant jurisdiction in Germany, the company's counsel argues.

At the second day of hearings, Robin Dicker QC, counsel for the United Arab Emirates carrier, urged the Court of Appeal to uphold a finding by a lower court that the terms of the loan arrangement gave exclusive jurisdiction over the dispute to the courts of England and Wales.

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