Qatar Airways partners with United for Wildlife
Qatar Airways proclaims its dedication because the Official Airline Companion of United for Wildlife (UfW), an initiative working to deal with the unlawful wildlife commerce and defend endangered species, based by Prince William and The Royal Basis of The Prince and Princess of Wales in 2014. This prestigious partnership underscores Qatar Airways’ unwavering dedication to wildlife conservation. Qatar Airways and United for Wildlife will pursue campaigns round their shared mission to combat the unlawful wildlife commerce and advance the work of the United for Wildlife Regional Chapters.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Government, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, mentioned: “The unlawful and unsustainable wildlife commerce threatens our world biodiversity, and poses a danger to well being and security, notably in marginalised communities. We’re taking measures to disrupt this illicit commerce in an effort to preserve biodiversity and safeguard our delicate ecosystems. Because the Official Airline Companion, we consider that this ground-breaking partnership with United for Wildlife demonstrates our dedication to the Buckingham Palace Declaration and represents one other vital step in our dedication defending wildlife. United for wildlife has introduced collectively numerous companies in a singular collaborative strategy that share the identical mission as ours. We stay dedicated to collaborating with our stakeholders to lift consciousness of the influence on the unlawful animal commerce, working tirelessly to ship Qatar Airways Cargo – WeQare Rewild the Planet initiative to guard our planet’s most weak species.”
Amanda Berry OBE, CEO of The Royal Basis of The Prince and Princess of Wales, mentioned: “As a founding member of our Transport Taskforce in 2016, Qatar Airways has a longstanding partnership with United for Wildlife and has persistently demonstrated dedication to tackling the unlawful wildlife commerce around the globe. They have been the primary airline to finish the IATA IEnvA IWT certification and have applied a number of initiatives to assist stop wildlife trafficking by means of their community.
“Qatar Airways’ enhanced degree of help of their capability because the Official Airline Companion is one other instance of their dedication to eradicating this dangerous commerce and preserving biodiversity for future generations.”
Qatar Airways Cargo launched its WeQare chapter: Rewild the Planet company sustainability initiative in 2020. As part of the initiative, Qatar Airways Cargo encourages the preservation of ecological stability by offering free transportation companies to organisations concerned in returning wild animals to their pure habitat. One of many notable milestones of this initiative was the profitable transportation of seven lions from Ukraine in 2021. This operation demonstrated Qatar Airways dedication to supporting the efforts of NGOs and conservation organisations of their very important work to rewild the planet.
Qatar Airways is the official airline to be licensed to the business commonplace for the prevention of unlawful wildlife trafficking in aviation. The certification confirms that an airline has procedures, workers coaching and the reporting protocols that assist with higher detection of unlawful wildlife merchandise. Qatar Airways Group maintains a zero-tolerance coverage in the direction of the transportation of unlawful wildlife and merchandise, and has applied staff to undertake the llegal Wildlife Commerce Consciousness coaching. This coaching serves the twin function of enhancing data and consciousness about trafficking and equipping staff with abilities to determine and reply successfully ought to they encounter trafficking actions.
The airline’s participation within the United for Wildlife International Summit in Singapore aligns with its sustainability initiatives and duties and encourages different organisations and people to hitch of their dedication to preserving the planet’s valuable biodiversity.