October 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

The October, 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of August, 2016.

Delta Airlines A Black Russian Terrier named Apollo showed signs of heat stress upon arrival in Orlando, FL from a transfer in Los Angeles, CA. The flight originated in Sydney, Australia and the dog was checked in Los Angeles and appeared to be in good health. The report noted that surface temperatures in routing ranged from 57F to 73F and Apollo was sent with the owner to veterinary care.

Hawaiian Airlines A Bull Terrier arrived deceased on a Hawaiian Airlines flight. No additional information was provided.

United Airlines A one year-old Spanish Alano dog was discovered deceased upon arrival in New York, NY. No additional information was provided.

A Spanish Alano injured itself on a flight to Honolulu, HA. The dog chewed on the metal kennel door and kennel locking mechanism resulting in bleeding from mouth.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during August, 2016.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
Delta 0 1 0
Hawaiian Air 0 0 1
United Airlines 0 1 1
Total 0 2 2

See all incidents included in the October, 2016 report.

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Source: October 2016 Air Travel Consumer Report.