American Airlines Seeks Dismissal Of Suit Over Cuba Airport

By Nathan Hale (February 25, 2022, 9:06 PM EST) -- A Miami man suing American Airlines Inc. over its use of Cuba's main airport — which he claims the Castro regime stole from his family — argued Friday that a Florida federal court erred when it found in a similar case that claimants needed to have U.S. citizenship by 1996 to be able to bring such claims under the Helms-Burton Act.

The argument attacking plaintiff José Ramon López Regueiro's standing to bring his suit was one of several raised in American Airlines' motion to dismiss that were debated during a Zoom hearing before Miami-based U.S. Magistrate Judge Lauren F. Louis. She...

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