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US Carriers Ban Big-Game Trophies
Offbeat  (tags: Delta, American, airlines, bans, shipment, trophies, animals, good news )

- 903 days ago -
US carriers Delta and American Airlines have banned the shipment of big-game trophies on its flights, following the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
WestJet Finds Out What Passengers Want For Christmas, Leaves Presents At Baggage Claim (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, children, adults, westjet, airlines, airports, hamilton, toronto, santa box, canada, travellers, video )

- 1503 days ago -
Of course this would happen in Canada. In a video released Monday, Calgary-based airline WestJet sets up electronic Santa chat boxes in terminals at the Hamilton and Toronto airports. Travelers giggle at the chance to talk live with Santa through a....
Pet Miles Reward Frequent Fliers
Offbeat  (tags: pets, miles, flights, airlines, frequent flier, bizarre, interesting )

- 1664 days ago -
Pets are being rewarded for loyalty not just by their owners, but by airlines, as part of a growing number of pet frequent flier programmes.
Virgin Group Joins Hands in Saving the Tiger in Uttarakhand
Offbeat  (tags: virgin group, airlines, richard bensen, indian tigers, protection )

- 2273 days ago -
Man-animal conflict in the tiger havens of India, particularly the Corbett National Park, which has the highest density of tiger population in the country and creating buffer zones and corridors for their movement from one pocket to another.
Delta Airlines Loses More Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pets, dogs, airlines )

- 2631 days ago -
Earlier this year, Delta Airlines lost a dog who was supposed to be flown from Mexico City to Detroit. Then they made headlines for mixing up a couple of kids and sending them to the wrong city. And then they managed to send a puppy from Atlanta to
Heat 'May Have Been a Factor' in Deaths of Puppies Following American Airlines Flight
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, death, airlines )

- 2716 days ago -
American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said Tuesday that necropsies on the puppies were inconclusive but found that heat "may have been a factor."
Tiny Turtle Causes Taxiing Plane to Return to Gate
Offbeat  (tags: children, animals, pets, airlines )

- 2768 days ago -
Will airlines never learn that this is the way to guarantee bad press?
Frontier Airlines Joins the List of Carriers That Allow Small Pets to Ride in Airplane Cabins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, airlines, pets )

- 2813 days ago -
-- Frontier Airlines says it will let customers carry small pets on board, but it will cost more than some of the fares that Frontier charges its two-legged passengers.
Airline Loses Stray Dog Rescued in Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: delta airlines, stray little dog, paco, rescued, lost, airlines, investigation )

- 2814 days ago -
A Canadian couple fell in love on their vacation in Mexico -- with a stray dog. Josiah Allen and Erin Docking were sitting on the beach in Puerto Vallarta when the small white dog came up, sat down next to them and stayed all day long.
Delta Airlines Lost Josiah's Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, airlines, lost, environment, pets, protection )

- 2817 days ago -
While vacationing in Mexico, Josiah and his girlfriend rescued a little stray dog. They took him to the vet for his shots, got him groomed, and had his eye infection treated. He was such a good dog. Not aggressive, affectionate, walked calmly by
Pets Forced to Fly Cargo Class?
Offbeat  (tags: pets, animals, canadian doctors, airlines, cargo passage, passenger )

- 2888 days ago -
It seems that a bunch of Canadian doctors would like to convince airlines to keep small pets, and their allergy-inducing dander, out of the friendly skies, or at least out of the passenger cabins of airliners. Your dog, cat, small bird or what-have-you
The Bottom Line on Airline Seats: We're Getting Larger
Offbeat  (tags: airlines, seats, the same as in1958, people larger )

- 2896 days ago -
The average American waistline has grown by 7 inches for women and 4 inches for men since 1960
Airlines 'Caused Circus Delays'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wild animals, airlines, environment, circus, protection )

- 2924 days ago -
AIRLINES were yesterday blamed for delays in transporting several wild animals left behind by a circus in Bahrain
Pit Bull Puppy Refused to Be Flown By Continental Airlines (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: airlines, pit bull puppies, rescued, new home, refused )

- 3009 days ago -
An airline's breed-specific ban makes it the not-so-friendly skies -- at least for pit bulls. A dog recscue group in Sacramento, California found out the hard way that Continental Airlines bans most pitbulls from being transported in their aircraft,
Woman Dies On Flight With Bad Oxygen Tanks, Faulty Equipment May Have Contributed To Passenger's Death On Flight From Haiti To N
Offbeat  (tags: oxygen tank, airlines, AA )

- 3620 days ago -
(AP) An American Airlines passenger died after a flight attendant told her he couldn't give her any oxygen and then tried to help her with faulty equipment, including an empty oxygen tank, a relative said.

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