March 2022 Airline Pet Travel Report

2022 started off with the death of a Bulldog, named Tofu, on Hawaiian Airlines Flight 7 from Las Vegas to Honolulu on January 7th. Upon arrival in Honolulu, Tofu was found not breathing and was determined that Tofu passed away. This incident is pending necropsy.

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2021 Airline Pet Travel Summary

The overall number of pet related travel incidents increased in 2021, with 21 incidents being reported compared to 10 in 2020.

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February 2022 Airline Pet Travel Report

December had 1 death on American Airlines flight 374 from St. Louis, MO to Orlando, FL of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog named Camp. Camp, a female Cavapoo puppy, was dropped off by a representative of Ozark Mtn Puppies, at the American Airlines Cargo Facility in St. Louis, MO. Upon arrival at Orlando, FL, notification was received that Camp was extremely lethargic and only semi respo…

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January 2022 Airline Pet Travel Report

We had one injury to report for this month of a female German Shepard, Reese, on Alaska Flight 73 from Sitka to Anchorage, with a stop in Juneau. Upon arrival it was discovered Reese had chewed through the side of the kennel and as a result had minor injuries to her mouth, tongue, & teeth.

The owner did giver her a sedative prior to departure as she knew Reese doesn't travel well but it…

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2020 Airline Pet Travel Summary

The overall number of pet related travel incidents decreased in 2020, with 10 incidents being reported compared to 19 in 2019.

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Hawaii COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 EMERGENCY ALERT

Expect Delays When Releasing Your Pet at the Airport Animal Quarantine Holding Facility*

  • COVID-19 mitigation procedures have increased the time for pet releases. Additional, extended delays are also created when pet owners do not submit their paperwork 10 days or more before arrival and have their documents reviewed at the AAQHF.

NOTICE: It may not be p…

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Department of Transportation Service Animal Ruling on Dec. 2 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that it is revising its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transportation of service animals by air to ensure a safe and accessible air transportation system.

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2019 Airline Pet Travel Summary

The overall number of pet related travel incidents increased in 2019, with 19 incidents being reported compared to 17 in 2018.

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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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