Bangkok Airways signs United for Wildlife Transport Industry Declaration
Bangkok – Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President has singed the United for Wildlife Transport Industry Declaration supported by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) at Dublin, Ireland.
The Declaration aims to raise awareness to stop wildlife trade and educate passengers, stakeholders as well as staffs about the consequences of illegal wildlife trade and spotting smugglers in the act focusing on the illegal wildlife such as African elephants, rhinos, some big cats and pangolins.
Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways said, “We are pleased to be part of this initiative that recognizes the need to protect endangered species from illegal trade and transportation. Numbers of carriers as in Aviation industry are aware of this serious issue and commits a wide range of measures designed to prevent the movement of illegal wildlife and wildlife products.”
“As one of the leading regional airline, serving customers around the world, we acknowledge our responsibility to the society, to the community and to the environment; therefore we have a strict policy in trafficking of illegal wildlife and wildlife products for carriage on board Bangkok Airways.” Mr. Puttipong added.
Bangkok Airways also plans to integrate CSR projects to lessen the impact on the climate and the environment such as “Carbon Footprint for Organization” campaign to promote the importance of Greenhouse gas control on a daily basis for organization and “Love Earth, Save Earth” campaign to encourage students and local people to preserve the natural resources and environment.