DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Airways, Inc. (OTCQB: PAWS), the only airline designed specifically for the comfortable and safe transportation of pets, today announced plans to add St. Louis to its fast-growing network of destinations.
St. Louis is the 18th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. with a population of 3 million. Well-known for its Gateway Arch, St. Louis is one of the most pet-friendly cities in America.
"We are so excited to add St. Louis, the heartbeat of America, as our newest destination," said Dan Wiesel, Chairman and CEO of Pet Airways. "Pet Airways cannot wait to serve this dedicated Midwestern pet community with our mission of safe and comfortable pet transportation."
Pawsenger™ flights from St. Louis will begin this summer as one of 14 destinations in the Pet Airways network. Reservations will open 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, Houston, Austin and Dallas were recently announced as new destinations with flights beginning this summer.
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