Wednesday, August 12, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines transported two maras and three meerkats on its regular flights PS102 Amsterdam – Kiev and PS611 Kiev – Yerevan. Transportation of animals was carried out under the UIA Professional Cargo Solutions program.
Having arrived from Amsterdam, the animals spent 2.5 connecting hours at Kiev Boryspil International airport under specialists’ care and then departed to their final destination – Yerevan Zoo.
Professional transportation of wild and exotic animals is a part of the freight portfolio of Ukraine International Airlines, that has been successfully transporting animals to zoos all around the world for many years.
“Transportation of wild animals is a technically difficult and highly responsible task that requires special skills and vast experience in live cargo handling, – noted Evgeniya Magas, UIA Senior Cargo Product Manager. – Due to the prompt and well-coordinated teamwork, and thanks to the well-timed customs clearance, we managed to make the animals’ transfer in Kiev in the shortest possible time. During their long journey maras and meerkats were provided with the most comfortable flight conditions, specific nutrition, and special care”.
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