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Etihad Cargo in Abu Dhabi Launches Forever Home to Rescue Animals

Etihad Cargo has launched “Forever Home”. This is a new policy that enables airlines to respond to requests from rescue and animal welfare organizations for the non-profit transport of endangered animals.

“Forever Home reflects Etihad Cargo’s desire to assist in the transfer of live animal rescue missions, including animals that have been abandoned, seized by authorities, or ignored. It can range from livestock to endangered species based on the CITES and IUCN Red Lists – a multilateral treaty to protect endangered flora and fauna ”, Etihad Airways Group Sales and Cargo. Martin Drew, Senior Vice President, said. “This policy will enable recognized and reputable organizations to carry out rescue missions in line with the Etihad Airways Group’s unique ethics and compliance.”

Forever Home is committed to significantly expanding Etihad Cargo’s existing animal welfare and conservation policies, identifying and implementing actions to prevent illegal wildlife trade and promote responsible and sustainable tourism. To do.

“As one of the first airlines to sign United for the Wildlife Transport Task Force Declaration, Etihad Airways has a strong track record in animal welfare,” Drew said. “Forever Home is expanding its efforts for all animals, including pets, racehorses and exotic species. All rescue requests are subject to due diligence and, if approved, rescue organizations or individuals are possible. Guaranteed to transport special animals at the highest speeds possible. “

Etihad recently received the IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Live certification for its Live Animals solution.

In other news, Etihad Airways has signed an intention to procure seven A350F cargo ships from Airbus. The A350F will play a key role in advancing the airline’s long-term cargo strategy and achieving its goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 50% by 2035.

read: United Arab Emirates Etihad Airways Adds Airbus’ Latest A350F Cargo Ship to Fleet

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