March 2018 Airline Pet Travel Report

Fortunately there were no reported incidents for the month of January, 2018.

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2017 Airline Pet Travel Summary

The overall number of pet related travel incidents decreased in 2017, with 40 incidents being reported compared to 63 in 2016.

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February 2018 Airline Pet Travel Report

United Airlines

A Bulldog named Bator arrived deceased in Newark, NJ from Palm Beach, FL. The report stated that the necropsy was still pending and no additional information was provided.

On United Flight 534 from Honolulu, HI to Los Angeles, CA one of four pet Conure birds was discovered deceased at kenneling facility during layover. The cause of death was listed as unknown in t…

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January 2018 Airline Pet Travel Report

United Airlines

A Mastiff named Hirtsy arrived in Chicago, IL with self-inflicted injuries to its nails, gums and tongue. Hirtsy clawed and chewed at its wooden crate during the first leg of his flight. A veterinarian examined Hirsty and cleared him to continue travel in metal kennel.

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New Rules to Expand Airline Animal Safety Reporting

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced new reporting requirements for U.S. based airlines. The new ruling expands the definition of animals to include all cats and dogs transported by the airline. The previous rules did not apply to breeders.

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Reconfirming Flight Reservations for Pets

I'm a former travel agent, so I know the value of reconfirming reservations. For 8 years now, I've traveled with my 11 lbs. dog as an in-cabin pet between Central America, where I currently live, and the USA.

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Emergency Vet Clinic Search

Do you know where the closest emergency veterinary hospital is? How fast could you find the information? What if you were on the road or traveling by airplane?

PetFlight has recently added an Emergency Veterinary Clinic Search to make it easy to find this information. This includes the information for almost 700 emergency vet clinics an…

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Dogs On A Plane!

Dogs on a plane!
A wonderful picture taken by Roman Fleysher. Your dogs won't...

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What does enhanced security mean for my pet?

The Transportation Security Administration reports that there are no security procedures that prohibit you from bringing a pet on a flight.

If you are taking your pet in the cabin, you will have to...

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PetFlight Incident Map

Airport Pet Travel Incident Map
Map of all airports that have reported an air travel, pet related incident.

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