If you’re flying with your dogs, there are some airlines to avoid. Sadly, not all major airlines roll out the welcome mat for our four-legged friends. We’ve rounded them up, so you can leave them out of the flight search. These airlines don’t allow dogs (boo!).
EasyJet is a low cost British carrier that offers over 820 routes in more than 30 countries.
They do not allow dogs on their flights, unless they’re registered guide or assistance dogs.
Any service dogs looking to fly on EasyJet must have been trained by an organization that is approved by or affiliated to one of the following:
- Assistance Dogs International (ADI)
- Assistance Dogs UK (ADUK)
- International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF)
Emirates is an airline based in Dubai, that flies over 3,600 flights per week to over 150 destinations. They’re the world’s largest international airline, and were named ‘Airline of the Year’ in 2018.
Animals are not permitted in the cabin of Emirates flights, with the exception of falcons (!!) and guide dogs for the blind.
They do, however, accept dogs in cargo.
Ryanair is an Irish low-cost airline that flies to 37 countries in Europe, Africa (Morocco), and the Middle East (Israel and Jordan).
FlyBe is the largest independent regional airline in Europe. They fly across the UK and the rest of Europe, with over 210 routes across 15 countries.
They do not allow pets in cabin on their flights.
They do accept pets (dogs, cats, and ferrets) in cargo on certain routes, with a fee.
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