Double Victory for Primates: Two of the World’s Leading International Airlines Announce Ban on Transporting Primates to Laboratories!

February 2012

After it was revealed that Brazil’s TAM airlines and China’s Hainan Airlines—the first and fourth largest carriers in their respective countries—were two of the few remaining airlines in the world that still transported primates for cruel experimentation, PETA contacted both companies and convinced them to adopt policies prohibiting the barbaric practice. 

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