Instone Air Line carried the first horse on an aircraft in 1919


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.


Amir Sword Festival & The Saudi Cup

Amir Sword Festival & The Saudi Cup

Last week Instone Air arranged flights on behalf of BBA Shipping for UK and Irish runners heading to the prestigious Amir Sword horseracing festival in Qatar. We were delighted to fly the winner of the local G1 Amir Trophy, OUTBOX. Congratulations to all involved in...

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