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  • 26 Jun 2018 10:17 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

       The practical video on how to best transport poultry, based on the guide to Good Practise ( click here)  for the transport of poultry and three dedicated Fact Sheets, is now available. This video provides practical advise to ensure that birds transported remain in good welfare, and is available with translated subtitles in 8 languages.

    English version



  • 26 Jun 2018 10:13 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    ATA was present at the Innovation Forum for the air cargo industry, organized by ATA’s member ACB (Air Cargo Belgium).

    Belgium’s Minister of Digital Agenda and Deputy Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo, was the final speaker with inspiring thoughts.


  • 25 Jun 2018 3:08 PM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    ATA was present at a working group with Members of the European Parliament organized by EHN (European Horse Network) Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    8 MEPs attended the meeting as well as 3 MEPs assistants/advisers. 6 speakers/Equine professionals related their success and/or difficulties to be part of the agriculture policy. 
    Please find attached a report as well as the leaflet on EHN position distributed in the EP.

    Although this was not focused on equine transportation, ATA’s President Filip Vande Cappelle attended since it is vital that horses still will be considered as agricultural animals in the future. 

    EHN future CAP - June 2018

    MEP Horse Group future CAP June 2018

  • 20 Jun 2018 10:34 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

  • 12 Jun 2018 2:40 PM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    ANPRM by US DOT 

    Air Carrier Access Act regulation on transportation of service animals. 

    Comments are due by July 9.

    ANPRM can be found at, docket number DOT-OST-2018-0068 or at


    FROM:  U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Comment on Amending Regulations Concerning Service Animals on Flights


    The U.S. Department of Transportation (Department) today announced that it is seeking public comment on amending its Air Carrier Access Act

    (ACAA) regulation on transportation of service animals. The Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Traveling By Air with Service Animals can be found HERE and provides the public with 45 days during which to offer comments.


    Today’s ANPRM is intended to address the significant concerns raised by individuals with disabilities, other members of the public, airlines, flight attendants, airports and other stakeholders regarding service animals on aircraft. The Department recognizes the integral role that service animals play in the lives of many individuals with disabilities and wants to ensure seamless access to air transportation for individuals with disabilities while also helping to deter the fraudulent use of animals not qualified as service animals.

  • 25 May 2018 10:48 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)


    The report, “Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals: Transportation, Review of Scientific Research on Priority Welfare Issues” is available at

    This peer-reviewed report synthesizes the results of research related to key animal welfare issues during transportation. Species covered included cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, and equine. The Scientific Committee focused on the effect of transport duration, time off feed and water, rest intervals (where appropriate by species), environmental conditions, and loading density, as single factors or in combination, on animal welfare. 

  • 24 May 2018 10:59 AM | Robin Turner (Administrator)

    CIV update 21st Monday onwards arrivals


    Please note that all animals who have arrived om Monday 21st May onwards are NOT subject to the CIV Quarantine issue.

    All animals coming from Monday 21sy May onwards will be subject to the standard quarantine procedure- 10 nights 11 days pending standard checks.


    PEQ Team

    Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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