Tigers fly Cargolux to Hanoi

en

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has flown four tigers to Hanoi in support of an effort to ensure the survival of the endangered animals in Vietnam. The three female and one male animals belong to the species of Indochinese Tigers, known as H? ?ông D??ng in Vietnam, and only around 600 are currently alive in the wilderness of Southeast Asia. Due to decade-long conflicts, growing urbanization and expanding agriculture, their natural habit is rapidly decreasing and Indochinese tigers are officially recognized as a distinct subspecies since 1968.

<< Back
25/07/2016 |
  • Indochinese Tiger

The four animals that Cargolux has flown will spend their lives in the safety of Hanoi Zoo which was eager to welcome them as one of Vietnam’s national animals. Indochinese tigers are also an increasingly rare sight in zoos around the world as less than 20 are registered in captivity worldwide.

Relying on Cargolux proven expertise in the frame of its CV Alive product range, the tigers were transported from their origin in the Czech Republic to Luxembourg and onwards to Hanoi on a Cargolux 747 freighter. Cargolux’s aircraft offer an ideal conditioned environment for the animals, thanks to ventilation and temperature control systems, including state-of-the-art HVAC systems, that duplicate any natural environment from 4?C to 29?C.

With CV Alive, Cargolux guarantees specialized care by qualified staff that work to high professional standards to safeguard the welfare of all animals Cargolux carries. The tigers travelled in the comfort and security they deserved in full compliance with the IATA Live Animal Regulations and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.

Cargolux is proud to be involved in projects like these where it can contribute to maintaining a sustainable environment across the globe.

Back to top  | << Back

Communiqués liés

Cargolux
30/11/2017 Partenariat

Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines sign cooperation agreemen...

Cargolux is pleased to announce that it signed a cooperation agreement with Nipp...

Cargolux
skycell
26/10/2017 Partenariat

Cargolux partners with SkyCell

Cargolux and SkyCell have teamed up in a global container rental partnership to ...

Cargolux
Cargolux - boeing 747-8F
19/10/2017

Cargolux passes ‘Enhanced IOSA’ audit with exceptionall...

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today announced that the airline has passed...

Cargolux
CVEK
10/10/2017 Partenariat

Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux announce codeshare partnershi...

Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo have announced that they will be enterin...

Cargolux
Cargolux Horses Ashgabat
03/10/2017

Cargolux flies high-value horses to Ashgabat

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has safely flown a shipment of high-value h...

Cargolux
Cargolux China Mission
29/09/2017

Cargolux Joins Luxembourg Finance Mission to China

Europe’s premier cargo airline deepens relations with Chinese banks

Cargolux

Il n'y a aucun résultat pour votre recherche

We use cookies to ensure the best experience on our website. By accepting you agree the use of cookies. OK Learn more