Delta debuts GPS pet-tracker

Apr 1, 2015 4:08 PM by News Staff

Delta Air Lines will offer what it says is the first pet-tracking device to reassure passengers who are separated from their beloved furry companions during flights.

Bloomberg reports Delta customers will be able to track pets in real time- receiving information on temperatures and other data before and after flights.

However, restrictions on cellular communications during flights keep the device from sending in-flight data.

The GPS gadget will cost $50 a flight, and is available at 10 airports; Laguardia, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles, Memphis, Tennessee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Tampa.

The device will not available for pets checked as baggage at the passenger terminal.

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