Wednesday, May 13, 2015, a laughing hyena was transported on Ukraine International Airlines flights PS499 Liege – Kiev and PS494 Kiev – Yerevan.Transportation of the animal was carried out under the UIA Professional Cargo Solutions program.
Having arrived from ZooParc de Beauval (France) the animal was transported to its new habitat at Yerevan Zoo.
Professional transportation of wild and exotic animals is a part of the freight portfolio of Ukraine International Airlines, which has long been cooperating with zoological nurseries around the world supporting their efforts to preserve endangered species.
“Transportation of wild animals is a technically difficult and highly responsible assignment, requiring the airline’s special skills and vast experience in live cargo handling, – noted Alla Kubrak, Deputy Head of UIA Cargo Sales and Reservations. – When carrying its exotic passenger, UIA complied with all international requirements: during its long journey the laughing hyena was provided with the most comfortable flight conditions, specific nutrition, and special care”.