June 2020 Airline Pet Travel Report

There was one injury for April on American Airlines on Flight 1254 from Miami, FL to San Juan, Puerto Rico involving a Labrador Retriever named Olimpia was tendered in good condition, however when the driver was dropping Olimpia at the outbound gate in Miami noticed blood in the kennel. It was deemed self inflicted from trying to claw its way out. Owner was contacted and made arrangements …

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May 2020 Airline Pet Travel Report

March had one death of a cat on Delta Airlines. The 18-week-old male Sphynx Cat "Chloe" weighing 3lb 2oz was traveling non-stop from NYC to PHX where Delta personnel in PHX found Chloe unresponsive and immediately transported him to local Veterinary services for evaluation. Local Veterinary services in PHX determined Chloe had died. Reports determined Chloe suffered from pre-existing medic…

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April 2020 Airline Pet Travel Report

February had two deaths, one with American Airlines and the other with Delta Airlines.

Delta was transporting a 12 week old Yorkshire Terrier from Columbus, OH to Los Angeles, CA with a stop in Atlanta, GA where the puppy arrived in Los Angeles, CA lethargic and unresponsive and pronounced deceased 25 minutes later at the veterinary hospital as efforts were made to revive him.

Due to…

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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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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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