Air France Flies Monkeys to Lab Cruelty
Action Alert from All-Creatures.org

FROM

Last Chance for Animals (LCA)
April 2014

For more information read Air France Flies Monkeys to Lab Cruelty article

ACTION

Sign an online petition.

And/Or better yet:

Email the CEO OF AIR FRANCE and ALL major Air France contacts below TODAY, urging them to STOP shipping primates to cruelty!

CEO & Chairman of Air France-KLM Group
Jean-Cyril Spinetta
jcspinetta@airfrace.fr

CEO of KLM and VP of Air France KLM Cargo
Camiel Eurlings
camiel.eurlings@klm.com

Executive VP Organization and Sustainable Development
Bertrand Lebel
belebel@airfrance.fr

Head of US Office
Jan Kerms
jan.krems@klmcargo.com

UK & Ireland General Manager
Henri Hourcade
hehourcade@airfrance.fr  

AND

Contact Air France and tell them you will not fly Air France until they end primate transportation:

Head Office - France
45, rue de Paris F-95747 Roissy CDG Cedex
FRANCE
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 56 78 00
Fax: +33 (0)1 41 56 84 19
French Call Center: +33 (0)892 702 654
www.airfrance.com

Head Office - United States
142 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019
Tel: 1-212-830-4000
Customer Care: 1-800-237-2747
Customer Relations: 1-800-992-3932
www.airfrance.us  

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

Air France, the last major European airline to ship non-human primates, transports tens of thousands of primates a year for cruel and invasive animal experimentation. Air France passenger and Air France-KLM cargo planes transport monkeys, often stolen from wild habitats in Vietnam and the Republic of Mauritius. Although United Airlines and China Eastern Airlines stopped transporting primates in early 2013, Air France, Philippine Airlines and China Southern continue to transport them.

For more information, read  .

SAMPLE LETTER:

Dear...

I am horrified to learn from Last Chance for Animals that Air France has not yet ended their policy of shipping primates to lab cruelty. Your company is one of the last major European airlines that continues to ship primates to testing facilities worldwide. It is important that Air France recognize it is directly helping to promote animal cruelty through its current transportation practices.

The monkeys Air France transports experience extreme temperature fluctuations, poor ventilation and debilitating noise that causes stress, trauma, dehydration, and intestinal hemorrhaging. Many of them die en-route during these journeys which can last longer than 30 hours. Once they reach their destinations, they are subjected to torment, torture and inhumane procedures, facing horrors such as mutilation, poisoning, food deprivation, and psychological torment.

Air France has ignored repeated requests to stop transporting primates despite public outcry. I am demanding that Air France join the majority of other leading airlines and discontinue it's inhumane policies on primate transportation to laboratories. Air France STOP shipping primates to lab cruelty!

Sincerely....


Thank you for everything you do for animals!


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