Round of a-paws as South African Cargo opens new pet facility

South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo) has introduced a new pet lounge facility for domestic pets at Cargo OR Tambo International Terminal.
The lounge is specially designed for the pets’ comfort and safety, ensuring they experience a stress-free environment during their journey, the airline said.
In addition, the facility also minimises any environmental factors that are likely to cause distress.
The Pet Lounge is manned by a specialised team which provide handling and co-ordination services.
SAA Cargo general manager Tleli Makhetha said: “This milestone is a welcome service enhancement and demonstrates our commitment to improving the handling of domestic pets.
“We pride ourselves in providing a value-added service in an effort to cater for the needs of our customers."

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