United Airlines collaborating with American Humane for safe animal travel

United Airlines has announced it will be working with American Humane, the country´s first national humane animal organization, to improve the well-being of all pets that travel on United, the company said.

American Humane has been working to improve the safety, welfare and well-being of the world´s animals for more than 140 years.

United also announced that it will resume operations for PetSafe®, the carrier´s program for cats and dogs that travel in the cargo compartment, later this summer. The airline continues to review all pet handling processes and policies, including in-cabin pet travel. United is identifying new policies, updating training and customer requirements, and implementing these changes to improve the safety of the pet travel experience.

For customers looking for more up-to-date information and important tips to help them further ensure the comfort of their pets during travel, visit www.united.com/petsafe.

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