Pet Carriers Airline Travel - Pet Travel Store

 Sizes tend to run small for airline approved dog carriers. Can be confining for large pets.
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Airline pet carriers can be used when traveling by plane for 6 hours the most. Most of the allow travelers to bring their pet on board if they are comfortably accommodated into an airline-approved pet carrier. Only small dogs and cats can go in the cabin and some airlines might not even allow them in, so they have to be in the cargo hold. For flights that last more than 6 hours pets will safely travel by , in especially designed crates. Mostly, when flying there are some specifications and requirements that airlines require in order to make sure that the pet as well as the other passengers travel safely and comfortable. The general rule is that the carrier must fit underneath the seat in the front of the owner and it must have a bottom. Also, the carrier must be as big as the pet has enough space to turn around, stand up and lie down. Furthermore, the kennel has to be ventilated nowadays. Most of these requirements are however met in the case of longer lasting flights. Crates that are used in cargo travel must have a metal door that is strong enough to prevent the pet bending it in any way. Also, there are the pet which can be used in cargo travel and which must have attached the name of the owner, address and also a "Live Animal This Side Up" notice.
Sizes tend to run small for airline approved dog carriers. Can be confining for large pets.
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When you’re traveling by air with your pet, there are different carriers that airlines allow. For the safety and comfort of not only your pet but for you and the other passengers as well, choose one that your pet will be comfortable in. *American Airlines assumes no liability for the health or well-being of carry-on pets.
Photo provided by FlickrThe best airline pet carrier for you would be one that your pet is comfortable in, and that you feel is the safest.
Photo provided by FlickrWhen traveling on an American Airlines flight, you can bring one pet kennel as your carry-on bag if:
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Sherpa™ is the carrier source for pets on the go! This exceptional brand features a collection of comfortable, durable soft pet carriers. From our best-selling Sherpa pet carrier to our exclusive and pet carriers - we have pet carriers for every breed of small dog and cats. Sherpa carriers were the first soft-sided pet carrier to be endorsed by major airlines and continue to be the industry standard for pet carriers. To ensure the health and safety of your pet, web, kiosk and mobile check-in will be restricted to allow for inspection of your animal, its carrier and applicable documents by our Hawaiian Airlines personnel. We ask that you check in one-hour prior to general check-in and have all applicable documents on your person to help expedite the check-in process.As in-cabin pet policy is not regulated by the FAA and is done so by each airline, it has been tricky for people traveling with their pets to get a clear answer as to whether or not an airline approved carrier would fit beneath the seat on a particular airline. As a result, we have partnered with a number of pet-friendly airlines to create Guaranteed On Board®. GOB allows pet parents to get an actual guarantee that their carrier will be allowed on board. Simply go to , select the airline and complete flight, pet and carrier info. If everything is in compliance, print the form and present it at check-in. If you’re refused entry due to their Sherpa® carrier, we will reimburse you for your ticket and their pet fee. Essentially, we’ve worked with the airlines to build an online form that encompasses all of their specific requirements so you and your pet can travel stress-free. Guaranteed On Board - fly with peace of mind.Some airlines allow small pets in the cabin of the plane, if they're in a carry-on kennel or approved carrier that fits under a passenger seat; standard carry-on baggage restrictions must be followed. Usually, these flights need to be less than six hours. Animals other than dogs or cats may not be allowed--airlines have very specific regulations--and odor or noise disturbance can get a pet and passenger removed from the plane before take-off. Pets must remain in their carrying case for the duration of the flight. Most airlines allow one pet per passenger and two pets per cabin, though American Airlines allows two per passenger and seven per flight, so again, be sure to check individual rules. The maximum size for cabin pet carriers on American Airlines is 19 inches long by 13 inches wide and 9 inches high. Soft-sided pet carriers made of water-repellent, padded nylon with mesh ventilation on two or more sides may exceed size limits slightly because they are collapsible, but animals must still be able to stand up, turn around and lie down naturally. Pet kennels are counted as a passenger's carry-on bag or personal item, and a cabin pet charge is added the cost of the plane ticket.