August 2022 Airline Pet Travel Report

There was one death incident with an English Bulldog, Zeus, being transported in cargo on Hawaiian Airlines Flight 22 from Honolulu, HI to Seattle, WA.

The Honolulu Station manager raised concerns with the owner regarding transporting the brachycephalic (short nosed) breed and Zeus' labored breathing. The owner signed a liability waiver and proceeded to travel with Zeus.

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July 2022 Airline Pet Travel Report

Happy to report no incidents involving the loss, injury, or death of any animals this month!

Happy and Safe Travels Everyone!!

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Four Year Old Black Cat Named Rowdy found at Logan Airport

Back on June 24th, when an army family arrived in Boston from Germany after their 15 years of service overseas, their cat Rowdy, a beautiful female four-year-old black cat with green eyes, somehow escaped her kennel in pursuit of some birds.

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June 2022 Airline Pet Travel Report

Sadly, we have one incident for this month. Our thoughts go out to Nubis, a Tuxedo cat, and his owner.

On Hawaiian Airlines Flight 1 from Los Angeles to Honolulu, while the owner was held up at TSA, Nubis escaped when a Ramp Agent was removing the straps that secured the kennel to the bulk floor of the aircraft and ran across the tarmac.

Nubis was located and during the attempt to ca…

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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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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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