Twitter Inc. retorts at a private jet Unpaid bills were the reason provider sued, claiming that they had not been paid. company Overcharged for the social media giant’s head of marketing to Fly across the country with us in October to Begin to meet the new owner. Elon Musk.

Leslie Berland, Twitter’s then-chief marketing officer, flew round trip coast-toPrivate Jet Services Group LLC offered a Coast-to-Coast service for jets, on October 26th and 27th when Musk closed his $44 Billion acquisition of the platform. Berland, who was Musk’s main point of contact, personally escorted Musk on a tour through the United States. Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters before returning to Her office is in New Jersey.

Berland, together with approximately half the other employees, was fired early November. Twitter’s workforce. Private Jet Services were $197 725 for Berland’s flights a few days later, Twitter The invoices were rejected on grounds that they had been booked by unauthorized employees.

According to court papers filed Tuesday at the New Hampshire federal courts, Twitter Several complained about the excessively high prices for Private Jet Services for Berland’s trip, billing as much as twice the going rate depending on the type of aircraft used.

“Market rate for next-day private air charter services, round trip, coast-to-coast on midsize jets are estimated at $70,000 to $96,000, and on large jets, $88,000 to $156,000,” Twitter’s lawyers said. “These ranges are substantially less” Other than the invoice for Berland’s flights.

Twitter’s lawyers also claimed the company doesn’t have to pay because the charters were arranged by Berland’s executive assistant and by the executive assistant of Twitter’s then-CEO Parag Agrawal. None of these employees are among the four. “designated representatives” Named in Twitter’s contract as an authorized booker, according to The filing.

Since Musk’s purchase, Twitter has failed to pay Rents worth millions for The headquarters are in San Francisco, and the London office is located in London. has Multiple contractors sued me for not paying my services. has All bird statues up for auction to espresso machines to raise money. He’s also openly floated the idea of bankruptcycit. “massive drop” In revenue, as many advertisers left the platform. He also slashed his staff after closing his leveraged purchase.

Private Jet Services’ complaint included internal Twitter emails concerning the invoice, including one sent by Agrawal’s assistant pointing out the CEO had signed off on Berland’s charter expense as “an urgent need the week the deal closed.”

However, Marty O’Neill, the Twitter Executive who was sent that email has not resisted the accusations. “New management is not going to budge.”

Twitter The judge in New Hampshire was asked. to Reject the complaint as the allegations were not within the scope of the Charter Contract.

Timothy McLaughlin was the charter author company’s attorney, didn’t immediately respond to A request for Comment after normal business hours

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