Numerous Airlines Ban Shipment of Primates to Laboratories

October 2014

Following discussions with PETA, these 19 airlines have given assurances or created formal company policies banning shipments of primates to labs: AeroMexico, AirAsia, airBaltic, Air Europa, Air New Zealand, Air Wisconsin Airlines, Aloha Air Cargo, American Expediting Company, Copa Airlines, easyJet, Fiji Airways, Iberia Airlines of Spain, Mokulele Flight Services, OHL, PenAir, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, TNT Express, and Thai Airways. In response to a PETA campaign, China Southern Airlines also stopped shipping primates to labs.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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