When the fur flies

April 12th, 2011

Pet Airways, a U.S. carrier dedicated to ”the safe and comfortable transportation of pets,” launched two years, and has just announced the addition of several new destinations to its network. No word yet on whether the airline might start flying to any Canadian cities, but we can hope.

Here’s an excerpt from the news release:


Flights are coming to Texas beginning this summer

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Pet Airways, Inc. (OTCQB: PAWS) the only airline designed specifically for the comfortable and safe transportation of pets today announced it is coming to the Lone Star State with plans to add Houston, Austin and Dallas to its fast-growing network of destinations.

Texas is the second-largest and fastest-growing U.S. state with a population of 25 million. Texas holds 3 of the top 10 largest cities in the U.S.  Combine Texas hospitality with an abundance of pet-friendly amenities and Texas is one of the most pet-friendly states in the U.S.

“Pet Airways is thrilled to be coming to the Lone Star State with its rich history and independent spirit,” said Dan Wiesel, Chairman and CEO of Pet Airways.  ”We look forward to serving Texas with our mission of safe and comfortable pet transportation.  In considering our next phase of expansion, we recognized that Texas was home to three very robust and pet-friendly cities. We are excited to answer the call from our Texan pet parents for Pet Airways and can’t wait to start flights this summer to these pet-friendly communities,” said Wiesel.

Pawsenger™ flights to Houston, Austin and Dallas will begin this summer to all destinations in the Pet Airways network bringing the total number of cities to 13.  Pet Airways will open reservations in Spring 2011.

About Pet Airways
Pet Airways, Inc. is the only airline specifically designed for the safe and comfortable transportation of pets.  Pet Airways’ Pawsengers™ always travel in the main cabin, not cargo. Pets are continuously monitored by an In-Flight Pet Attendant in climate-controlled cabin with lots of fresh, cool air for maximum comfort.  With Pet Airways Inc., Pet Parents can be assured their pets will be treated with tender, loving care throughout the journey.  The airline launched flight operations in 2009 and currently serves destinations across the U.S., including Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Omaha, Chicago, Baltimore, New York, Atlanta and Ft. Lauderdale.  Orlando was recently announced as a tenth destination with flights beginning in the summer.

To learn more about us visit www.petairways.com.  For the latest news visit www.facebook.com/petairways.