Cargo recently transported 20 Humboldt Penguins, one of the eleven penguin species
threatened with extinction, to the Public Oceanic Aquarium in China from the
cargo carrier transported the penguins on a connecting flight via Istanbul.
penguins, transported to China were accompanied by the Turkish Cargo's IATA
Live Animals Regulations (LAR) certificated personnel and veterinarian.
the air cargo carrier also transported six lion cubs, accompanied by the IATA
Live Animals Regulations (LAR) certificated keepers and veterinarian, to
Bangladesh and 14 adult lions to China.
ratifying the "United For Wildlife (Buckingham Palace) Declaration
(UFW)" during the recent months for the purpose of preventing illegal
wildlife trade and increasing the industrial awareness thereto, Turkish
Airlines has highlighted its cognizance of the live animal transportation
processes and animal rights, said an official release.
to live animal transportation services through 120 countries worldwide, Turkish
Cargo takes the IATA LAR regulations as a reference for the acceptance, storage
and shipment processes; and strictly implements the documentation, packing,
labeling and marking guidelines, as described under the said regulations during
the course of performance of the live animal transportation process.