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An airline made the first flight exclusively for pets

An airline made the first flight exclusively for pets

The inaugural flight was from New York to Los Angeles. The trip included toys, catering and all kinds of comforts for the animals’ trip.

Ig: @barkair

An American company specializing in dog products launched a new project with an aircraft rental company and carried out the first plane trip designed for dogs. Bark Air is the first airline to offer flights first class so that pets travel with their owners.

This is an exclusive trip for pets that allows them to have a comfortable and relaxed trip, with the aim of reducing the stress that this type of transfer can generate. He baptism flight understood the journey between New York and Los Angeles.

“Unlike any previous flight, these dogs are not simply an afterthought, nor are they treated as cargo or a burden to the crew and fellow travelers,” the airline wrote on its social media, making its goal clear. to offer an experience of first class for the dogs.

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During the flight, the company offers food and entertainment for the dogs.

During the flight, the company offers food and entertainment for the dogs.

Ig: @barkair

According to its website, the company uses Gulfstream G5 aircraft. At the same time, he points out that they decide not to occupy all the seats to ensure that they offer enough space to the dogs and their owners. The passenger cabin includes pheromones, music, refreshing wipes and other amenities so that the animals have all their needs covered.

In addition, the aircraft staff offers calming treats, leashes, poop bags, and snacks such as water or bone broth.

He executive director of BarkMatt Meeker, indicated prior to the maiden voyage that they were excited to “leverage the knowledge learned over the years to create an experience that truly puts the dog first.” Along these lines, the company explains that “every detail of this flight experience has been prepared taking into account the mentality that dogs come first“.

Dog flights: price and destinations

The first flight departed from the county airport Westchester, New Yorkand landed at Van Nuys airport, in the city of Los Angeles California. Soon, trips will be made between NY and London, the capital of the United Kingdom.

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The first airplane flight exclusively for pets and their owners was carried out.

The first airplane flight exclusively for pets and their owners was carried out.

Ig: @barkair

The airline plans to carry out flights from New York to Los Angeles once a week, while the route between New York and London will be only twice a month. In addition plans to add new routes during the peak summer season.

Regarding the cost of the flights, it will be 6,000 dollars for travel within the United States and $8,000 for transatlantic flights.

Source: Ambito

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