Comparing airline pet policies
|Airline||Price per pet||Allowed in cargo?|
|American Airlines||$125||No, due to COVID-19|
|United Airlines||Cabin: $125 Cargo: Varies by weight||Yes|
|Delta Airlines||$125 to/from US, Canada, Puerto Rico $75 to/from Brazil $200 Virgin Islands/International||No, due to COVID-19|
- 1 Which airline is best for shipping pets?
- 2 Can pets fly as cargo?
- 3 Does Southwest fly dogs as cargo?
- 4 What airlines allow dogs in cargo 2021?
- 5 How much is it to fly a dog cargo?
- 6 Can you ship a dog through FedEx?
- 7 Can I buy my dog a seat on Delta?
- 8 What airline allows large dogs in cabin?
- 9 Are any airlines allowing dogs in cargo?
- 10 Can I fly with my dog in the cabin?
- 11 What size dog can I take on a plane?
Which airline is best for shipping pets?
Of the major U.S. airlines, only Alaska, American and Hawaiian — our top three best airlines for traveling with pets — will transport pets in checked baggage and/or cargo.
Can pets fly as cargo?
If your pet does not fit in a carrier under the seat in front of you, your pet can travel in cargo (also known as the “hold” of the plane). Dogs and cats flying in cargo must travel in a well-ventilated, rigid (a.k.a. hard-sided) kennel. Soft-sided carriers are not allowed for safety reasons.
Does Southwest fly dogs as cargo?
Will pets be allowed in cargo? Under no circumstances will we accept pets in the cargo bin. Southwest Airlines only accept cats and dogs in-cabin.
What airlines allow dogs in cargo 2021?
13 Airlines That Allow Flying With Dogs In-Cabin [& 2021 Prices & Policies]
- Aegean Airlines.
- Air Canada.
- Air Europa.
- Air France.
- Alaska Air.
- American Airlines.
How much is it to fly a dog cargo?
Airlines generally charge a fixed fee for dogs and other pets that fly in-cabin, ranging from $50 to $250 per one-way trip. In Cargo: Larger animals must fly in cargo, where pets are placed in a pressurized, temperature-controlled compartment under the plane.
Can you ship a dog through FedEx?
FedEx Express does not accept live-animal shipments as part of its regular-scheduled service and does not transport household pets such as dogs, cats, birds and hamsters.
Can I buy my dog a seat on Delta?
You can’t buy an extra seat for your dog. Traveling with a dog this way, essentially as carry-on luggage, usually incurs a lower fee than if it travels in the belly of the plane. And by the way, a pet in its carrier counts as your carry-on bag.
What airline allows large dogs in cabin?
Airlines That Allow Large Dogs In Cabin
- Air Canada. Air Canada allows pets in the cabin, baggage compartment, and cargo.
- American Airlines. American Airlines allows seven dog kennels on flights.
- Delta Airlines. Delta Airlines accept dogs on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- Southwest Airlines.
- United Airlines.
Are any airlines allowing dogs in cargo?
Three of the four largest U.S. airlines – Delta, United and Southwest – say they aren’t currently accepting crated animals as cargo, but do allow pets in passenger cabins if they are in approved carriers that will fit under a seat. And it can be costly: Delta charges $125 per pet each way for domestic travel.
Can I fly with my dog in the cabin?
Though rules vary from airline to airline, your dog can typically only fly in the cabin —a.k.a. as a carry-on—if they are small enough to fit in a carrier under the seat in front of you. Any larger than that, and your pup will have to travel in the cargo hold, with the luggage and freight.
What size dog can I take on a plane?
A pet traveling in cabin must be carried in an approved hard-sided or soft-sided kennel. The kennel must fit completely under the seat in front of you and remain there at all times. The maximum dimensions for hard-sided kennels are 17.5 inches long x 12 inches wide x 7.5 inches high (44 cm x 30 cm x 19 cm).