IATA launches live animals programme

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) gives assurance that certified companies are operating to the highest standards and provides a reliable quality benchmark. Handling and transporting live animals is challenging, says IATA. It is critical to take into ... [+]

Foxy lady heads for new home

Hong Kong handlier Hactl has moved four Arctic foxes to Montreal on an Air Canada B777. They were being re-homed from a local wildlife centre to the Quebec Aquarium and were transported to Hactl’s SuperTerminal 1 in a refrigerated truck. One of the foxes, Cindy, was seized from a dealer ... [+]

Air Canada to launch Latin America-Europe freighter

Air Canada Cargo says it is planning to introduce a dedicated freighter service from Toronto to Europe in the second half of 2016. It follows signing of an agreement with aircraft operator Cargojet Airways to fly a 767-300ER freighter from Canada to Latin America, a service that will later be ... [+]

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