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United Airlines Response to Shark Stewards Shark Fin Appeal

December 10th, 2015|

Responses from Ms. Sharon Kobat Executive Services, United Airlines Corporate Customer Care regarding concerns about carrying shark fin on United Airlines flights. United Airlines claims they have not carried shark fin as cargo since 2008, adding the caveat within their control. We are urging United Airlines to take the mantle of leadership in true sustainability and make a public statement condemning the [...]

United Airlines Response to Appeal to Stop Carriage of Shark Fin

November 28th, 2014|

United Airlines responds to our petition to stop carrying shark fin. They state they have stopped carrying shark fin since 2008 "within their control", before the large public outcry against shark finning and without any public statement. We have information from Hong Kong that United Airlines and/or their subsidaries are complicit in carrying shark fin. We will [...]

Shark Stewards Urges United Airlines to Drop Shark Fin as Cargo

November 6th, 2014|

Shark Stewards is part of a coalition to urge commercial airlines to drop shark fin from their manifest. The shark fin trade is difficult to track and fins from illegally finned or harvested sharks are routinely transported with products from licensed fisheries. In either case, shark fin soup is an unsustainable dish and the practice of [...]