Dog’s death points to bigger issue with airline’s animal handling -—NEW YORK — For more than three hours, a passenger’s dog was inside an overhead bin on United Airlines flight 1284 from Houston to New York after a flight attendant told the passenger to put it there. Airline officials say it was a mistake. It turned out to be a deadly one. When the plane landed at LaGuardia Airport Monday night, the dog was deceased. In a statement, United called the dog’s death a “tragic accident.” Spokesman Charlie Hobart told […]

United Airlines faces animal cruelty investigation following death of dog on flight. The airline has implemented a new pet categorisation method in response