Virginia ruling returns to haunt ARC’s collection efforts against agency owner in California

Airlines Reporting Corporation v. Commercial Travel Corporation (S.D. Cal. Aug. 1, 2008).  In 2004, ARC was pursuing two separate lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in which Mario Renda was a defendant, ARC v. Uniglobe Fairway Travel, Inc. and ARC v. Commercial Travel Corporation.  In both cases, ARC alleged that … More Virginia ruling returns to haunt ARC’s collection efforts against agency owner in California

Magistrate judge recommends that ARC obtain default judgment against agency and owner

Airlines Reporting Corporation v. PVO Travel Corp. and Pete Victor Obuljen (E.D. Va. Sept. 27, 2007).  As previously reported, ARC filed a lawsuit against PVO and Obuljen, the agency’s sole owner, for unreported sales and dishonored drafts.  The defendants failed to respond to the complaint, so ARC moved for a default judgment. The magistrate judge … More Magistrate judge recommends that ARC obtain default judgment against agency and owner

U.S. airline obtains personal jurisdiction over European online travel agent

TravelJungle v. American Airlines, Inc. (Tex. App. Dec. 14, 2006).  TravelJungle is an online travel agent that uses software to automatically harvest information from airline web sites.  TravelJungle’s principal places of business are in Europe and it has no U.S. employees. American sued TravelJungle in a Texas state court for violating AA.com’s use agreement, which prohibits use of site information for “commercial … More U.S. airline obtains personal jurisdiction over European online travel agent