30 Jan '15, 2am

From Cargo to Class: Animals Will Finally Fly in Style and Safety

One airport in the Big Apple is done treating pets like cargo and is looking out for our companion animals. As reported in Travel Pulse , our beloved animal friends, from pets to exotic animals, will get to travel in first-class style. The undertaking will take place in New York, New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport. JFK is devoting an entire empty building (Building 78) and 14.4 acres of ground area to this new pet project that will cost $32 million and handle roughly 70,000 domestic and wild animals annually,” says the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey press release . It will offer a state-of-the-art veterinary hospital, animal daycare services and more efficient ways to transport animals worldwide. The pet project is affectionately called ARK and it consists of a 20-year lease agreement. ARK is set to “come to fruition” in the early part time of ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/from-cargo-to-class-animals-w...

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