April 2010 Airline Pet Travel Report

The April, 2010 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of February, 2010.

Alaska Airlines reports the death of a dog that arrived in Anchorage, AK from Kotzebue, AK. The dog had been hit by a car in Kotzebue and was traveling to Anchorage for veterinarian care but unfortunately did not make it.

Delta Air Lines reports the death of a seven year-old French Mastiff on a flight from Paris, France to Atlanta, GA. A necropsy was performed, but no cause of death was determined. Delta indicated that there were no issues with on-board circulation and no dangerous goods were shipped during this flight.

United reports the death of a French Bulldog traveling from Washington, DC to Moscow in the Russian Federation. No necropsy was performed and United indicated that all procedures were followed.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during February, 2010.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
Alaska Airlines 0 0 1
Delta 0 0 1
United Airlines 0 0 1
Total 0 0 3

See all incidents included in the April, 2010 report.

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Source: April 2010 Air Travel Consumer Report.