A Hawaii couple plans to sue Hawaiian Airlines after their 1-year-old English pitbull died while traveling on a flight from Las Vegas back home to Honolulu.
The airlines provided a statement to Hawaii News Now, where they claim to "take great care" when transporting animals on flights, while also expressing their remorse as they await the necropsy results for the fallen pet.
"We were saddened to learn of the passing of our customer’s dog."
While Hawaii Air claims to have been in "frequent" communication with the dog's owner, Aulani Kupahu, he begs to differ.
"The first phone call was basically Tofu died. That’s it, Kupahu says. "Someone will be in touch with you. We waited, waited. Nothing. We never got no email - nothing. As far as Hawaiian Airlines reaching out to us, it was just those two phone calls, but I mean, I don’t know what the reason for them even ... (Read more)
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