Update: Continental Airlines kills the most pets (but they don’t kill that many) (one was a pet rat) (the other was a dog with a heart problem)
(Update from this post, about how the air industry will start tracking pet injuries and deaths.)
The numbers are in and they’re not too bad. In the first month of tracking pet injuries and deaths, ten incidents were reported. Continental lead the fray with two pet deaths (that pet rat and the dog with a heart problem) — but the 20,000 injuries and deaths per year that the animal-rights group claimed is totally high. Two million animals fly each year, so 10 incidents out of about 166,000 pets flying last month, well, that’s penny-change.
Too bad for Continental, though. It doesn’t take much to win the top-pet-killer crown.
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