‘The public deserves to know’: Why has every UK airport rejected this advert?

Every UK airport has banned an anti-animal cruelty advert, animal rights organisation PETA claims.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) initially contacted every airport in Britain advertising a new “cruelty doesn’t fly” campaign.

The image – featuring a cow turned into a leather handbag – asks travellers “was she killed to make your carry-on?”

But every single airport rejected the image, with some warning that the ad was too “political” or risked “potential negative customer reaction.”

“The public deserves to know that behind every leather bag is a sensitive individual who died a painful death,” says PETA Director Elisa Allen.

“Vegan leather doesn’t come with the emotional baggage of knowing an

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