Articles tagged “pets”

Delta Expands Probe Into Websites Posing as Affiliated Pet Services

Delta Expands Probe Into Websites Posing as Affiliated Pet Services

Jeff Martin, Associated Press

Delta had alleged one site is a fraudulent pet shipper. It now says that the site is part of "larger criminal scheme" and that there are copycats. It will be up to the courts to see if this old dog will hunt.

4 weeks ago

Delta Sues Bogus and Mysterious Website Posing as an Affiliated Pet Service

Delta Sues Bogus and Mysterious Website Posing as an Affiliated Pet Service

Jeff Martin, Associated Press

Delta has a dog in this fight — and is trying to shut down a website and service falsely intimating that it has ties to the airline.

2 months ago

Queen Mary 2 Debuts Staterooms for Solo Travelers and Expands Kennels

Queen Mary 2 Debuts Staterooms for Solo Travelers and Expands Kennels

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

The Queen Mary 2 has long-catered to dogs and their masters, and now even solo travelers are having their day in the sun -- or in their own staterooms, at least.

1 year ago

U.S. Airports Pander to Dogs That Need Relief

U.S. Airports Pander to Dogs That Need Relief

William Mathis, Associated Press

U.S. airports need to think more about passenger experience of both the two and, to a lesser extent, the four leg variety on every single level.

2 years ago

Pets Will Stay in Luxury at New JFK Terminal

Pets Will Stay in Luxury at New JFK Terminal

Verena Dobnik , Associated Press

It appears as though horses, dogs, cows and aardvarks will have everything at the new JFK terminal except free Wi-Fi.

2 years ago

Hotels See Fee Opportunities When Guests Travel With Dogs

Hotels See Fee Opportunities When Guests Travel With Dogs

Sue Manning, Associated Press

Nobody ever asks the dogs if they want to travel in the first place.

2 years ago

Delta Hopes to Improve Its Pet-Fatality Reputation With New GPS Trackers

Delta Hopes to Improve Its Pet-Fatality Reputation With New GPS Trackers

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

There's a bigger opportunity here for a third party to create an app and a smart collar that keeps owner and pet connected, no matter the airline.

3 years ago

Republican Congressman Wants to See His Tiny Dog Ride Amtrak

Republican Congressman Wants to See His Tiny Dog Ride Amtrak

Kevin Freking, Associated Press

Anything that gets a Republican lawmaker in D.C. to do anything other than want to slash Amtrak into non-existence makes us say "hot dog!"

3 years ago

United Had the Most Pet Fatalities of Any U.S. Airline in 2014

United Had the Most Pet Fatalities of Any U.S. Airline in 2014

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

The overall fatality rate -- which isn't included here -- is the true sign for how safe or not the flights were this year.

3 years ago

Aloft Hotel Plays Rescue Dog Matchmaker

Aloft Hotel Plays Rescue Dog Matchmaker

Associated Press

We hope they waive the room cleaning fee for new dog owners.

3 years ago

Service Dogs on Airplanes to Get More Scrutiny From Department of Transportation

Service Dogs on Airplanes to Get More Scrutiny From Department of Transportation

Samantha Drake, Skift

Passengers playing fast and loose with the rules in order to stay close to their pets and save a little money, too, further degrade the already degraded flying experience.

3 years ago

Airlines Required to Disclose More About Transporting Pets

Airlines Required to Disclose More About Transporting Pets

Reuters

The new rules on airlines' disclosures on their transport of pets represents a middle ground between what animal rights advocates wanted and what carriers were willing to do. It's a step in the right direction.

3 years ago