When you reach security, remove your pet from its carrier and send the carrier through the x-ray machine.
You and your pet will walk through security together and then you can place them back in the carrier.
At the airport: Dogs must stay in their carriers while at the airport, unless they are using a pet relief area.
How do you go through airport security with a dog?
Traveling is for the dogsand cats and other small pets
- All pets should be brought to the security checkpoint in a hand-held travel carrier.
- Do not put the pet into the x-ray tunnel, which is used to screen a passenger’s personal property and carry-on luggage.
Can I buy a seat for my dog on an airplane?
Generally, if your dog in its carrier can fit under the seat in front of you, it can go in the cabin. You can’t buy an extra seat for your dog. Traveling with a dog this way, essentially as carry-on luggage, usually incurs a lower fee than if it travels in the belly of the plane.
How are pets transported on airplanes?
If your pet is too large to fly in the cabin, dogs and cats typically are transported as accompanied checked baggage if your airline offers this class of service. Animals traveling in the cargo hold are transported in the same pressurized and temperature controlled holds as those in the checked baggage system.
What is required to fly with a dog?
The USDA requires that your pet must be at least eight weeks old and fully weaned before traveling. Only pets in good health are permitted to fly. Airlines will not transport animals that are violent, ill, or in physical distress.
Which airline is the most pet friendly?
- American Airlines. As the biggest airline in the world, American Airlines is also one of the most pet-friendly.
- Air Canada.
- Air India.
- Air France.
- Swiss International Airlines.
- Turkish Airlines.
Can you sneak a pet on a plane?
Most major airlines accept a limited number of pets in the cabin for a fee. One-way fees cost $50 to $150. Before you show up for your flight with your dog, check your airline’s on-board pet policies. (If the airline doesn’t allow pets in the cabin, sneaking your dog onto the flight is a surefire fail.)