Suppliers of Services to the Pet Transport Industry
IPATA members are flying pets safely all over the world!
Members include those who provide goods and services that are actively involved in promoting the safe and humane transport of pets and animals worldwide.
IPATA Associate Membership includes pet airlines, international airlines, pet travel insurance, pet travel manufacturers & suppliers (of kennels, microchips, etc.), airport holding and quarantine facilities to name a few. Current companies that are dedicated to the safe and humane transport of animals are listed here.
Flying with pets? Shipping pets? Contact an IPATA pet airline listed below or a professional pet mover on our Find a Pet Shipper page.
Alaska Air Cargo
Your pets are in expert, caring hands with Pet Connect™ Animal Travel from Alaska Air Cargo.
We provide safe and comfortable transportation for dogs, cats, birds, and other approved animals.
Before you book, please review our travel guidelines and restrictions to ensure the safety and comfort of your pet.
Please visit Alaska Air Cargo’s website for more information.
American Airlines Cargo
Amerijet International, Inc.
With more than 45 years of experience in the cargo industry, Amerijet operates its own dedicated freighter fleet of B767 and B757 aircraft from its primary hub at the Miami International Airport to destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, South America and Western Europe. The company provides its service region with approximately 435 Million ATKs (Available Tonne Kilometers) of freighter capacity annually. Amerijet’s global network reaches 368 destinations in Europe, Asia, Pacific, South Africa and the Middle East with seamless and transparent transportation solutions for customers shipping time-sensitive, valuable, hazardous materials, temperature controlled and other commodity types.
Please visit Amerijet International's website for more information.
We offer our customers the most modern freighter fleet operating in America's five Airbus A330-200F with a capacity of up to 68 tons under a single commercial brand, Avianca Cargo. Moreover, our product portfolio is aimed at providing new possibilities to transport your cargo, it includes AVI services for most types of animals, including horse transport. We have an extensive network of routes linking all of the Americas and Europe through three hubs in San Salvador (El Salvador), Bogota (Colombia) and Lima (Peru), which allow us efficient load transfer through reliable, agile and synchronized operations.
In addition to the hubs, the city of Miami (USA) is a major operating center for us, as our most important gateway to the rest of the world.
Thanks to our interline agreements, we guarantee the arrival of cargo going to different destinations.
Cargolux Airlines International SA
Great or small, domesticated or not, we are experts in transporting live animals across the world. When we handle priceless thoroughbreds, international-caliber polo horses and high performance sled dogs, we afford them just as much care as you would.
We have also become renowned for our expertise in carrying a large variety of more exotic live animals such as giraffes, alpacas, white tigers as well as white rhinos; each of which require the highest attention and specialist care. No wonder our fleet is sometimes described as Noah’s Ark of the skies.
Please visit www.cargolux.com for more details
Caribbean Airlines Cargo is experienced in shipping a range of live animals including dogs, cats, horses, tropical fishes, livestock and wildlife between the Caribbean and destinations including New York, Miami, Toronto and many other cities. Your live animals and other shipments may be transported on our scheduled freighter and passenger flights or through our charter service and interline arrangements. You can also trust us to ship your general cargo, perishable cargo, dangerous goods, valuable cargo or diplomatic documents.
Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific was founded in Hong Kong in 1946. The Group has been deeply committed to its home base over the past 75 years and remains so, making substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world's leading international aviation centers. We are a member of Swire group and are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE) as a public company.
With more than 65 years in the aviation, Copa Airlines is the preferred airline in the Latin America market, offering connections through the Hub to all of the Americas. Our product catalog offers to our passengers, corporate customer's options for business trip, vacations, cargo transportation and courier services.
Please visit Copa Airlines' website for more details.
Whether it's a beloved pet or an entire zoo, with animal welfare in mind, Emirates SkyCargo provides the highest level of care in an environment custom-designed to ensure each animal is made to feel at home, when away from home and above the clouds.
We also make sure that the often complex requirements of national and international regulatory authorities are met, and can assist you with the documentation and IATA Live Animals Regulations' (LAR) requirements. To help us make the animals' experience with us stress free and safe, we will advise you also a set of information and requirements we will need additionally, to enable us to arrange the most seamless transport for the animals and satisfaction of all your requirements for their transport.
To find out how you can benefit from our Animal Care product, visit us at www.skycargo.com
FedEx is concerned with the safe and humane transport of all types of animals and complies with the guidelines listed in the IATA Live Animals Regulation (LAR).
FedEx Express may accept certain shipments of live animals such as horses, livestock and zoo animals (to and from zoo locations only) on an exception basis if approved and coordinated by the FedEx Animal Desk (call 1.800.405.9052). However, FedEx Express does not accept live-animal shipments as part of its regular-scheduled service and does not transport household pets such as dogs, cats, birds and hamsters.
If approved by FedEx, they may accept non-venomous reptiles, amphibians, live/tropical fish and beneficial insects on an exception basis under the following conditions:
(1) Shipments must be from a business to a business (from a breeder to a pet store, for example)
(2) The shipper must have its packaging tested and pre-approved by FedEx Packaging Design and Development for the type of animal being shipped. Call 1.800.633.7019 for assistance. It is the responsibility of the shipper to adequately package shipments for all temperature extremes and handling conditions.
Complete FedEx Services Guide: http://www.fedex.com/us/service-guide/after-you-ship/terms/express-ground-samedaycity.html
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced operations in 1950, becoming one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East. The airline operates scheduled flights from its hub at Bahrain International Airport to cities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian sub-continent, and the Far East.
Gulf Air currently serves all its destinations with a combination of wide and narrow body fleet. The modern fleet will herald a new era for Gulf Air as it continues to enhance its product and service offerings. Renowned for its traditional Arabian hospitality, evidenced by the airline's signature family and business-friendly products, Gulf Air is committed to being an industry leader and developing products and services that reflect the evolving needs and aspirations of its passengers.
Please visit our website: https://www.gulfair.com for more information.
Now in its 84th year of continuous service, Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii's biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U .S. mainland. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities than any other airline. along with service from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands.
Please visit Hawaiian Airlines' website for more information.
IAG Cargo (British Airways/Iberia/Aer Lingus)
Lan Cargo S.A. d/b/a LATAM Cargo
Lufthansa Cargo AG
MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd connects the world's major cargo hubs via its scheduled and chartered freighter services. It also offers belly space capacity on Malaysia Airlines passenger fleet as well as cargo ground handling services.
The Animal Hotel, a resort built with the concept that all animals, regardless of sizes or species must be treated with great care and showered with lots of love and affection. Our facility accepts all kinds of animals such as horses, tigers, fish, birds, reptiles and elephants. At the animal hotel. our guests will have ample roaming space before their flight or upon arrival. At the Animal Hotel. comfort, safety and hygiene are our top priorities to ensure the well-being of our guests.
Our facility is open 24 hours a day, and includes an on-call veterinarian.
Please visit MAS Kargo's website for more information.
Qatar Airways Cargo
Qatar Airways Cargo provides air freight services to over 160 destinations including more than 60 dedicated freighter destinations. Our network covers destinations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, North East Asia, South East Asia and Australia. Our product QR Live Provides air freight services for the carriage of live animals. Qatar Airways Cargo is committed to providing exceptional care, in compliance with IATA’s Live Animal Regulations (LAR) and Qatar Airways Transportation of Wildlife and Animal Welfare (TWAW) Group Policy when transporting horses, household pets, livestock and exotic animals.
We offer a spacious 4,200 square metes air-conditioned live animal facility in Doha equipped with dedicated holding areas for animals, stalls for horses, kennels for pets, 24/7 dedicated expert animal health care services, walking yard and paddock.
For further information, visit qrcargo.com
Please visit SATA Cargo's website for more information.
Turkish Cargo continues its successful operations in terms of live animal transportation in compliance with the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) regulations and international standards through all processes of transport. Organizations that operate worldwide with an aim to transport live animals in a safe and healthy way are being supported in accordance with regulations. Turkish Cargo provides 24/7 veterinary services and a prioritized acceptance gate for your live animals. Being disinfected and controlled by dedicated teams, live animal rooms are regularly air circulated.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is the holding company for both United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Together with United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection, these airlines operate an average of 5,717 flights a day to 376 airports on six continents from their hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. United and Continental are members of Star Alliance, which offers more than 21,200 daily flights to 1,185 airports in 185 countries. United and Continentals more than 80,000 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world.
For more information about United Continental Holdings, Inc., go to www.UnitedContinentalHoldings.com.
Virgin Australia Group
Airport Holding Facilities
Greater Toronto Airport Authority
Toronto Pearson is Canada’s largest airport in terms of total passenger traffic and North America’s second largest in terms of international traffic. With daily non-stop flights to many of the world’s economies, we move people and goods across the country, the continent and around the globe.
Our goal is to create the airport of the future and we are well positioned to make this a reality.
Forwarder / Broker
Coppersmith Global Logistics
With 9 wholly owned offices in U.S. gateway cities, we provide Import Customs Clearance services nationwide. All offices have pet specialists who can handle the governmental documentation required to get your pet cleared through the regulating agencies and released from the airlines in a timely manner. Family owned for over 73 years, we have built our reputation on regulatory compliance and unmatched customer service. Visit our website at COPPERSMITH.COM
American Kennel Club
Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a non-partisan, not-for-profit purebred dog registry and educational organization dedicated to promoting responsible dog ownership, advocating for dogs as family companions, advancing canine health and well-being and protecting the rights of all responsible dog owners. Since 1995, the AKC Canine Health Foundation has funded more than $50 million in peer reviewed canine health research. AKC and our 5,000 clubs and affiliates sponsor more than 22,000 educational and sporting canine events annually throughout the United States. To learn more about AKC, visit www.akc.org.
Animal Transportation Association (ATA)
ATA provides an important opportunity for individuals, businesses, organizations and groups involved in any phase of animal transportation. ATA members become part of an international effort to provide solutions to a variety of challenges related to the transport of animals. At the same time, members are linked to information, resources, contacts, and key developments. In the field that can help them provide better services and conditions for animals in transit. ATA provides a means for making research needs known, encouraging research, and disseminating findings. The organization further encourages uniform and effective international regulations and humane handling of live animals. The Animal Air Transportation Association (ATA) was organized in 1976 in response to the concerns of industry leaders, government officials, and humane association representatives. In 1989, the name of ATA was changed to "The Animal Transportation Association" to emphasize that sea, air, and land transport are of equal importance in the safe and humane transport of animals.
Customs Direct LLC
I have been in the brokerage industry for 29+ years working with a major provider of US and Cnd customs brokerage. During this time, I had built a well-rounded background that touches all facets of the business in an Automated Commercial Environment. Able to do US Customs Clearance at any US Customs Port of Entry with a secure, automated release process working hand in hand with IPATA members 24 x 7 service.
Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC)
PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO OWN A PET
Some legislation can be detrimental to pet ownership. Excessive licensing fees for breeders or pet owners can make pet ownership more expensive and potentially prohibitive. Pet sale bans and limits on the types of pets people may own can cripple legitimate businesses and foster an underground, unregulated market for pets in the future. PIJAC is the national watchdog organization that addresses these issues by:
- Monitoring legislation regarding pets and pet ownership at the local, state, and national level;
- Providing testimony and comments on legislation that is in the best interest of pets and those that care about pets;
- Empowering members with the tools necessary to respond to legislative issues; and
- Collaborating and forging strong networks among government agencies, industry groups and non-governmental organizations
Dog Puppies Kft - Magnum Dog Carriers
My aim is to make the MAGNUM dog carrying box available for everybody. This box is unique and incomparable in the world in size with which users can save space and money during shipping their dogs. High Quality, Unique Size IATA Dog Carrier Direct from the Distributor.
· Length: 115 cm / 45.3 inch
· Height: 85 cm / 33.5 inch
· Width : 69 cm / 27.2 inch
Very strong metal door
With push & turn safety lock
- 6 points closing door
- Available to also close with cable bundle
- The holes of the grid do not exceed the maximum of 25x25 mm
- Locking pins extend the length of 1.6 cm
- 4 extra locking points with the help of cable binders
As a renowned manufacturer of innovative plastic products for pets, we are constantly striving to develop new and innovative products that are both functional and design led.
We live in a fast-paced society and pet owners are always on the lookout for new products to suit their dynamic lifestyles. We are CREATING these innovative products for our beloved pets to contribute to their well-being, safety & happiness.
As a manufacturer we strongly believe in design, creating SMART products for our pet's and your own requirements. We are continuously investing in state-of-the-art equipment to assure that all the benefits of our PLASTIC are maximized. Our raw materials are non-toxic, strong, durable, and easily recycled. Our finished food approved, and dishwasher safe products are safe and easy to use.
Moderna Products is all about making pets and their owners HAPPY. At the same time, we make it our mission to empower our employees in Europe as well as in the USA, resulting in a proud and happy workforce.
With all of the above in mind, it's obvious that making our beloved PETS happy is at the center of our attention! We aim to be a global leader in creating, producing, and distributing well designed plastics for the pet industry.
Pet Palace Limited
We are the leading company in Asia, partnering with an Australian company specializing in the design and manufacturing of pet kennels for transportation usage. We have been in the market for more than 30 years and we offer the largest range of pet kennels that are built to IATA specifications. Our pet kennels are widely used and accepted by major airlines worldwide. While our partners focus on the distribution in the Oceana region, our focus will be expanding the business into other parts of the world.
We have a very extensive range of pet kennels with over 10+sizes including the world's largest plastic pet kennels. Our BB series kennels are our 3rd generation kennels which are built to last and more importantly to protect the animal within for transport.
At Petmate, we are passionate about providing fun, trusted, quality products to enhance the lives of pets and their families.
Petmate proudly manufactures a wide variety of pet products, including the Sky Kennel and Vari Kennel lines, in our million square foot facility in Arlington, Texas.
Get exclusive prices from Petmate in the US and Canada.
At Petmate, we are passionate about providing fun, trusted, quality products to enhance the lives of pets and their families.
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Pui Chin Company Pty Ltd
Safety is our utmost priority in the design and manufacturing of our extensive range of crates. We have been supplying to customers all over Australia/NZ for almost 30 years, consistently upgrading our designs and innovating more accessories to assist the pet travel industry. Our crates are now also widely used all over the world, extensively in Europe and North America! Visit our website at www.puichinco.com.au to see our full range of crate sizes. We look forward to assisting with any queries you may have at firstname.lastname@example.org