December 2014 Airline Pet Travel Report

The December, 2014 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of October, 2014.

Delta reports the loss of a six year-old American Staffordshire Terrier. The plastic kennel bottom door hinge pivot point was broken and allowed the door to open when pushed by the dog. At the time of the report, the dog has not been found.

Hawaiian Airlines reported the death of a Miniature English Bulldog on a flight from Honolulu, HI to Hilo, HI. The Lead Ramp Agent noticed that the dog in the kennel was not responsive, another agent helped the Lead take the kennel out of the aircraft. They left the kennel with dog inside it on the tarmac while more freight was being offloaded. After unloading the freight, the dog and kennel were then transferred to Hilo Cargo Terminal.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during October, 2014.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
Delta 1 0 0
Hawaiian Air 0 0 1
Total 1 0 1

See all incidents included in the December, 2014 report.

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Source: December 2014 Air Travel Consumer Report.