Hainan Airlines Reaffirms Its Ban on Shipping Monkeys to Labs

March 2013

After Hainan Airlines issued a new policy regarding the transport of nonhuman primates, PETA reached out to the carrier to confirm that its ban on transporting primates to laboratories would remain in place. The airline verified that its commitment to this policy remained steadfast and wrote that it “fully agree[s]” with PETA on this issue and supports our “great effort in the protection of animal rights.”

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind