Animal Transport

We’ve been transporting live animals of all shapes and sizes since the 1950s, including some of the world’s most endangered species. So whatever the journey – our network covers 350 destinations worldwide – we can cater for all sorts of animals with our specialist facilities, qualified vets and highly-trained staff and animal handlers.

All consignments are handled in full compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Live Animal Regulations (LAR) and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Trusted by some of the world’s most prestigious zoos and animal charities

Dedicated animal vehicles

Border Inspection Posts (BIP) available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at London Heathrow, Gatwick and Madrid

Dedicated fully-trained personnel with vast experience of handling and shipping live animals

News and Insights

Bob the pigeon

IAG Cargo brings Bob the pigeon home

Kiara the cheetah lands safely in London

IAG Cargo and Sealife image

IAG Cargo teams up with sea life to transport April the turtle to her new home