Planes & Pets Airline Policies

Carrying dogs & cats within an aircraft

RyanairEasyJet. Jet2.com say, “no pets”

Major Airlines

(up and above recognised registered guide & assistance dogs, with most carriers)

Flybe domestic travel & some international in hold
+44 (0) 1332 819204 flybe@airlogistics.co.uk
(Scotish Loganair franchisee
+44 (0) 1496 302022)
Virgin Atlantic
cats and dogs in the hold
(heated and air-conditioned)
+44 (0)344 873 8000
– Fees Upon request
Aegean Airlines British Airways
via its World Cargo service
Monarch
with various conditions
Thompson with various conditions
American Airlines Air France 75€ – 200€
Iberia 25€ – 150€ KLM 20€ – 200€
Lufthansa 35€ – 70€  SAS 40€ – 85€
 Sun Express  Airberlin 30€ – 100€
 Turkish Airlines  Vueling charges: 25€ – 40€
 Pegasus 20€ – 150€  SWISS 50€ – 200€
 Thomson Cook Airlines
– Fees Upon request
 Austrian Airlines 35€ – 300€
 Germanwings 40€

Price estimates from opodo

Pet carrier dimensions range: from 40 x 40 x 25,5 cm to 55 x 40 x 23 cm (118 cm circumference) : 6 to 8kg (check with carrier)

There is often a maximum of animals per flight, along with none on weekends

cat dog air travel

Alternatively… go private!

As you can take pets on board, there may be space on empty-leg flights on private jets.

Reached via smartphone apps such as EmptyLegMark and PrivateFly from the around 3,000 private airports in Europe.

ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE : NO RELIANCE