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Air Transportation Surcharge for Live Animals

Effective immediately, there will be a surcharge for live animals accepted in Omaha, Nebraska, and there will not be a $0.99 surcharge in Las Vegas, Nevada, as described below.

The surcharge for live animals (including day-old poultry) transported by air from an airport listed below to a destination city in Zones 4-8 is $0.99 per pound (or fraction thereof). This surcharge is in addition to the normal postage that retail associates collect.

If your processing facility uses an airport listed below for air transportation of live animals (including day-old poultry), the `L' alpha code mail class designator must be assigned on the distribution and routing tag.

Follow this procedure for all mail classes transported from the following airports.

Austin TX (AUS) Hartford CT (BDL) Philadelphia PA (PHL)
Baltimore MD (BWI) Jacksonville FL (JAX) Phoenix AZ (PHX)
Boston MA (BOS) Kansas City MO (MCI) Pittsburgh (PIT)
Buffalo NY (BUF) Louisville KY (SDF) Portland OR (PDX)
Charlotte NC (CLT) Memphis TN (MEM) Richmond VA (RIC)
Cleveland OH (CLE) Milwaukee WI (MKE) San Diego CA (SAN)
Columbus OH (CMH)
Denver CO (DEN)
Nashville TN (BNA)
Norfolk VA (ORF)
San Francisco CA (SFO)
El Paso TX (ELP) Omaha NE (OMA) Seattle WA (SEA)
Fort Wayne IN (FWA) Orlando FL (MCO) St. Louis MO (STL)

Continue to follow this procedure in Minneapolis/St. Paul MN (MSP) and Detroit MI (DTW), and impose a $1.00 surcharge in those two locations.

— Commercial Air Operations,
Network Operations Management, 2-16-06