12th February 2010
Once landed at the airport Jet2.coms highly skilled team of Ground Operations crew including Andy Stuart, Rachel Downie, Paul Gerrish, Christopher Watson and Andrew Coupe worked tirelessly to ensure the precious cargo was offloaded quickly and most importantly safely!
Following a brief photo-call with the nations media looking on the lions were safely transported to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park 5 miles away where they were released into their new enclosure!
To see the full rescue mission featured on the BBC news click here.
If, like Jet2.com, you want to help the lions in their fantastic new home then donate online at www.lionrescue.co.uk.
February 12, 2010 at 00:00