Court orders EgyptAir to cover Rainbow Tourism Group $20 000 boarding debt
HARARE – The High Court has ordered EgyptAir Holdings to stay a debt of over $20 000 owed to Rainbow Tourism Group Limited because of its hotel and hospitality services rendered to the airline’s guests.
This comes because the airline didn’t clear the US$20 434 balance following the five-star Rainbow Hotel’s Harare branch accommodated a few of its guests in 2013.
EgyptAir may be the flag carrier airline for Egypt. The airline is situated at Cairo AIRPORT TERMINAL, its main hub, operating scheduled freight and passenger services to a lot more than 75 destinations in the centre East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
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The High Court compelling EgyptAir to stay its debt with Rainbow Tourism, a respected Zimbabwean hospitality management company whose portfolio of hotels includes Rainbow Towers Conference and Hotel Centre, A’Zambezi River Lodge, Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel, Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel, Kadoma Hotel and Conference Centre, New Ambassador Hotel, Rainbow Beitbridge Hotel and Rainbow Hotel Mozambique (Beira).
In its founding affidavit, Rainbow’s lawyers Matsika and partners told the court that sometime in 2013 the hotel entered into an agreement with EgyptAir to support and provide hotel services to its guests.
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“July 31 2013 the plaintiff and defendant made the agreement between May 25 and. The plaintiff was to supply hospitality and hotel services at Harare Rainbow Towers Hotel to various guests of the defendants at its specific and special request,” the lawyer said.
Matsika said EgyptAir was likely to pay the agreed amount for services wanted to its visitors within the contract but has up-to-date didn’t clear its arrears with Rainbow Hotel.
“The defendant was to create payment of the many amount levied by the plaintiff upon the delivery of the service or within a month.
“Pursuant to the agreement, the plaintiff on different occasions provided hospitality and hotel services to the defendant’s guests at its Harare Rainbow Towers Hotel.
The costs of services so rendered amounted to US$20 434 which amount has remained outstanding. Despite several demands the defendant has failed, neglected or refused
to settle the total amount breaching the agreement between your parties thereby,” Matsika said.
The judgment was manufactured in favour of the Rainbow following EgyptAir’s failure to enter an appearance to guard contrary to the plaintiff’s claim.
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Matsika had recommended that because the time and energy to enter an appearance to guard expired on, within the stipulated 20-day period, the High Court was likely to rule and create a judgment contrary to the defendant.
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