100 YEARS IN AVIATION
Instone Air Line carried the first horse on an aircraft in 1919
WELCOME TO INSTONEAIR
We are specialists in animal air transport. With over 40 years experience in the business and 100 years connected to the aviation industry, InstoneAir are experts in organising air transport for all types of equines and livestock, as well as zoo animals, exotics and aquatics for conservation and breeding purposes. The welfare and safety of each animal is of paramount importance to us and every shipment is planned with meticulous attention to detail to ensure this. Through our links with major airlines we can provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to meet all of our clients needs. Visit our services page to find out more about what we do.
We also design, manufacture and operate our range of ‘Airstable‘ horse containers and are the only UK company licensed by the CAA to design and manufacture certified horse containers to ETSO standards.
If you would like to find out more about the services we provide, or to obtain a quote, please don’t hesitate to contact us..
Market-leaders in equine air transport, offering scheduled service flights and charter flights.
We can arrange air transport for all livestock including cattle, sheep & pigs on charters or scheduled services worldwide.
We can advise airlines & companies unfamiliar with animal air transport, for single shipments as well as long term projects.
Our range of certified Airstables and other equipment such as dolly ramps & loading ramps is available to purchase or to rent.
Our team of experts design & manufacture our equipment. We are constantly improving container designs using the latest materials & technology.
Relocation of Zara the Lioness; from Morocco to Germany
We recently co-ordinated a complex operation for the relocation of the beautiful lioness ‘Zara’, from Rabat Zoo in Morocco to her new home at Hannover Zoo, Germany. We are very pleased to hear that she is settling in well. Zara is part of an important conservation...
NASHWA flies with InstoneAir en route to Group 1 Prix de Dianes Victory
We were delighted to fly superstar filly Nashwa to France this weekend on a specially arranged charter flight. It proved a worthwhile trip with her win in the Group 1 Prix de Dianes at Chantilly. Congratulations to everyone involved! Working with Luck Greayer...
‘Globetrotting Racehorses who Fly in Style’ an article from The National News
'Globetrotting Racehorses who Fly in Style..' An informative and interesting article recently published in The National News on racehorses travelling to the prestigious Saudi Cup in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It gives a good insight into our involvement in the travel of...