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Covid-19 sniffer dogs arrive at Helsinki airport to sniff out infected passengers

Covid-19 sniffer dogs arrive at Helsinki airport to sniff out infected passengers

Covid-19 sniffer dogs have arrived at Helsinki Airport in Finland for a pilot project today that will see them attempt to sniff and identify infected passengers. Finnish airport operator Finavia said the dogs’ sensitive noses are expected to speed up the process of identifying those infected with Covid-19. The company said it is pleased with the city of Vantaa’s efforts to test new and efficient ways to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Airport Director Ulla Lettijeff from Finavia…

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The world’s most pet friendly airlines ranked

The world’s most pet friendly airlines ranked

Many of us would gladly give up our luggage and leg room for a cheaper airplane ticket. But there is one detail where no passenger is prepared to give up: the comfort of your pet. Australia insurance company Budget Direct checked out the pet-friendly policies of the top 50 airlines in the world (as voted for by customers). It rated them out of ten in categories such as cost-per-pet, cabin allowance, and openness to welcoming ‘unusual’ animals. Each airline ended…

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JFK Airport tops the list of most pet friendly airports in the US

JFK Airport tops the list of most pet friendly airports in the US

John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City is the most pet friendly airport in the US, according to a ranking compiled by Upgraded. Pet relief stations are popping up “post-security” thanks to a federal regulation requiring airports (that serve over 10,000 passengers a year) to have pet relief areas in each terminal for service animals. Upgraded’s ranking did not award any points for simply complying with service animal portion of this federal regulation. Some airports have extended the use of pet relief…

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