Azeri airway company refuses to transport passenger with Armenian family name

Azeri airway company refuses to transport passenger with Armenian family name

PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijan Airlines airway company refused to transport a passenger with an Armenian family name.

The incident, involving the citizen of Russia Yuri Manasyan, occurred at Domodedovo airport on April 28. An employee of the Azerbaijani air company refused to sell him a ticket, referring to a special instruction from Baku which is not to be questioned.

When asked if the refusal was linked to Manasyan's Armenian family name, the employee answered positively.

Manasyan intends to file a complaint to Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights (Rospotrebnadzor).

Moscow representation of Azerbaijan Airlines refused to provide comments, noting the right of every company to refuse transportation, Infox.ru.

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