Top 10 Most Pet-friendly Airlines
Having in mind the most recent accidents, where pets turned out dead after flights, the attention was shifted to the pet-friendly policies at airlines. Travelling with a pet is stressful as it is, but having to worry about your beloved pet‘s life is too much. If you are planning on flying with your pet and are looking for the best airline to do it with – look no more.
Comparethemarket.com did this for you and after analyzing 52 airlines, chose the best 10, with the best pet-friendly policies and regulations, from allowing various pets on board to giving out disposable carrying cases for your pet.
If your cat or dog weights no more than 17 pounds (about 8 kilograms), at Air France you can bring the pet to the cabin, provided you get approval of customer service first. Of course, it will cost you from $35 to $234 depending on the flight which you choose.
On this airline, service dogs can fly in the cabin for free. Unfortunately, on the affiliates of the British Airways, OpenSkies and SUN-AIR, you have to pay $196 for each dog or cat, which is under 13.2 pounds (about 6 kilograms), if you want to take them to the cabin with you.
You can take cats, dogs and rabbits to the cabin, provided they are under 17 pounds (about 8 kilograms). Also, depending on the flight, you will have to pay from $58 to $193.
Passengers can take their cats and dogs to the cabin, if they weight less than 13.2 pounds (about 6 kilograms). The fee price ranges from $57 to $83.
For the service dogs on cabin, there is no fee. However, if you wish to take your pets with you in the cabin, you should contact the airline's customer service.
A wide range of pets are allowed in the cabin for excess baggage fee. The list includes cats, dogs, goldfinches, parrots and canaries.
This airline will not only allow cats, dogs and ferrets under 17 pounds (about 8 kilograms) travel in the cabin, but will also provide a comfortable way to fly in the plane if you do not have your own pet carrier bag. The airline provides the disposable pet-friendly boxes.
Domestic animals like dogs and cats are allowed in the cabin as well as other tamed animals. They should all be under 17 pounds (about 8 kilograms) and it will cost you as an excess baggage would.
Apart from regular pets like birds, dogs and cats, AirEuropa also allows a variety of water animals in the cabin. Fares are ranging from $27 to $165, depending on the flight.
Like most of the mentioned airlines, Vueling allows such pets like dogs, cats, birds and various water animals in the cabin. Depending on the flight, it will cost you up to $52.
So, the next time you will be flying with a pet, keep in mind that these airlines have pet-friendly policies.