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  • Jet Blue

    Jet Blue

    Jet Blue has the following policies on pet-travel: Pets are allowed as carry-on luggage. Restrictions vary for UK and US-based Read More
  • Air Canada

    Air Canada

    Air Canada has the following policies on pet-travel: Pets are allowed as both carry-on and checked luggage. Restrictions vary for Read More
  • Pet Airways Offers Cats New Travel Option

    Like many pet owners, husband and wife Dan Wiesel and Alysa Binder always included their animal companion -- a Jack Russell Read More
  • US Airways

    US Airways

    US Airways has the following policies on pet-travel: Pets are allowed as carry-on for travel throughout the continental US. Check Read More
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Pet Airways Offers Cats New Travel Option

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Like many pet owners, husband and wife Dan Wiesel and Alysa Binder always included their animal companion -- a Jack Russell terrier named Zoe -- in their family vacations. Too tall to fit under an airplane seat, Zoe inadvertently limited the couple’s destinations to locations within driving range of their Florida home. But in 2005, Wiesel and Binder decided to travel a greater distance. Reluctantly, they flew Zoe in a commercial plane’s cargo hold. “After the plane landed, she just wasn’t the same,” remembers Binder. “It took almost two weeks for her to seem back to normal.”

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US Airways

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US Airways has the following policies on pet-travel:

Pets are allowed as carry-on for travel throughout the continental US. Check their website for information on travel outside of the US.

Fees: $125 each way.

Notes:

- The in-cabin weight limit is 20 pounds including the kennel that must be able to fit under the seat.

- Only 3 pets can be on board at one time, so advance reservations are advised.

- 1 small domestic dog, cat or bird per passenger.

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Southwest Airlines

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Southwest Airlines has the following policies on pet-travel:

Pets are allowed as carry-on only. Restrictions vary for UK and US-based animals, so please refer to their website.

Fees: $75 each way.

Notes:

- Only cats and small dogs are allowed on as carry-on.

- One pet carrier per customer, with a maximum of two pets of same species per carrier.

- Does not require health certificate from veterinarian or vaccination records. However, upon arrival, states may require this information.

Read more: Southwest Airlines

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