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Traveling with your dog or cat by air can be stressful, especially when they can't fly with you in the cabin. We've made a list of some important things for you to consider when flying with pets in cargo and our recommendations for the best pet crates and carriers for airline travel (iata approved).">
Pet-Express is happy to provide you with airline-approved travel crates when we collect your pet, however some pets may benefit from becoming accustomed to the crate weeks or months before they travel. If you’d like to purchase a crate in advance from your local pet store please talk to our trained Pet Relocation Specialist and for an example of airline-compliant crates.
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Pet Kennel Direct 24" Airline Approved Plastic Dog / Cat Pet Kennel Carrier or Air Travel with Chrome Door and Free Cup Foldable Dog Travel CrateCan you folks recommend a US airline-approved cat carrier? I am flying on United from New Jersey to DC, but they have requirements for the crates that I cannot find here in Israel.The American Veterinary Medical Association outlines the standard specifications that apply to airline-compliant crates for pets. Crates must be large enough for animals to stand up, turn around and lie down comfortably. Approved crates will also be made of sturdy plastic with leak-proof bottoms. No wheels are permitted on crates. The crate needs to have ventilation holes on all four sides, and the door must feature a secure locking system that can only by opened from the outside. Additionally, the crate has to have food and water bowls attached to the inside of the door with a space that allows airline personnel to refill the dishes without opening the kennel. Finally, the crate needs to be labeled with the owner's name, itinerary and contact information as well as a "Live Animals" sticker and a set of arrows showing which way is upright for the kennel.
IN CABIN TRAVEL: FLY WITH A SMALL DOG OR CAT TAP Air Portugal accepts small cats and dogs in the cabin of the aircraft except on wide body aircraft. Approval of requests for transporting animals in the cabin is subject to availability of space, the type of plane allocated and the passenger''s cabin class. TAP will not accept any pets in the cabin on flights to the UK, Republic of Ireland, South Africa or Luganda.
If your dog or cat meets the requirements listed in to travel in-cabin, you will need a compliant . You must notify TAP Portugal that you are flying with a dog or cat. Reservations cannot be made online.
Only one pet per passenger and one pet of the same species per carrier will be allowed.
CHECKED BAGGAGE OR CARGO TRAVEL: FLY WITH A LARGER DOG OR CAT OR OTHER ANIMAL If your pet is too large to fit under the seat, if it is an animal other than a dog or cat, or if it is a very long flight, TAP Portugal may transport your pet in the cargo section of the aircraft according to its regulations. This section of the cargo department has the same temperature and pressure as the passenger cabin. TIP: Be sure to tell the Captain of the aircraft that your pet is flying in the cargo hold so that they can be sure to keep the temperature at the proper level. Find more tips on .
If your pet is traveling in the cargo section, whether through the cargo department or as checked baggage, it must be in a that is IATA compliant. Learn more about We also suggest that you consider for your pet's crate as more airlines are requiring it. Once you receive your crate, you will need to acclimate your dog or cat to it before traveling. Our guide for preparing your pet and its crate for travel is helpful, especially for first time pet travelers. .
HEALTH CERTIFICATE Many airlines require a indicating that the pet is healthy enough for travel, is free of diseases communicable to humans and has been properly vaccinated, especially when traveling in the cargo section of the aircraft. A Health Certificate completed by your veterinarian within 10 days of travel is required by TAP Air Portugal when your pet is traveling as manifest cargo.