2011 Airline Pet Travel Summary
The number of pet related airline incidents declined in 2011. Six airlines reported incidents that included 36 pet deaths, 8 injuries, and 2 lost pets. With a total of 46 incidents being reported in 2011 compared to 56 incidents reported in 2010.
Brachycephalic, or short-nosed dogs also faired better in 2011 making up only 39% of the dog deaths compared to 70% in 2010.