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.

The overall total number of transported animals decreased by 20,065 from 2018.

Hawaiian Airlines negatively stands out for the number of incedents per 10,000 transported.

For 2019, the following air carriers do not transport animals: Allegiant, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit, and Sun Country Airlines.

Carrier* Death Injury Loss Total Incidents Total Transported Incidents per 10,000 animals Transported
SkyWest Airlines 0 0 0 0 29,568 0.00
American Redacted Animal Incident Reports 2019Horizon Air 0 0 0 0 25,788 0.00
Envoy Air 0 0 0 0 11,219 0.00
Republic Airways 0 0 0 0 8,272 0.00
Mesa Airlines 0 0 0 0 6,731 0.00
ExpressJet Airlines 0 0 0 0 4,775 0.00
Endeavor Air 0 0 0 0 4,475 0.00
PSA Airlines 0 0 0 0 3,583 0.00
GoJet Airlines 0 0 0 0 2,941 0.00
Compass Airline 0 0 0 0 1,980 0.00
CommutAir 0 0 0 0 1,358 0.00
Alaska Airlines** 1 1 0 2 149,303 0.13
Delta Air Lines 3 0 0 3 41,965 0.71
American Airlines 4 2 0 6 53,646 1.12
United Airlines 1 5 0 6 49,587 1.21
Hawaiian Airlines 2 0 0 2 9,365 2.14
TOTAL 11 8 0 19 404,556 0.47

*The rankings of the carriers that had no incidents are based on total number of animals transported.

A summary of all the pet incidents in 2019 can be found here.

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