American Airlines Pet Policy

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American Airlines Pet Policy is a US-based airline headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. It is the world’s most popular airline. American airlines operate an extensive international and domestic network with almost 6,800 flights per day.

American Airlines is the third largest airline in the world and covers 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American airlines handle more than 200 million passengers annually. For contacting American Airlines call us at +1  (917) 730-3671.

                                        American Airlines Pet Policy

American Airlines Pet Policy  where the passenger can travel with cats and dogs. There are certain restrictions in some breeds from traveling. you can travel with pets as the flight time does exceed 12 hours. American Airlines only ship warm-blooded animals like cats, dogs, birds, primates, etc.

American Airlines Pet Policy does not allow you to travel with your pet when the temperature of a specific destination will not be more than 85 degrees or less than 45 degrees.  For any other query just call us at +1 (917) 730-3671.

the airlines do not allow you to transport a pet in first class or business class. American airline pet policy allows only one pet per passenger as a checked suitcase. if you want to travel with more than 2 pets in the same carrier then they are of the same species and size.

Pets must be fully vaccinated and have a health certificate according to airline pet policy and cats and dogs must be over 8 weeks old. pets have to be in their kennel for the duration of the flight. so you don’t allow to put your dog or cat outside of the kennel at any point of the journey.

American Airlines only allows Kennel which must be able to fit under the seats or in front of you for the entire journey. kennels must be made of materials like wood, metal, plastic, or other similar hard materials.

Pets must be fed at least 4 hours before taking off and with extra food attached to the kennel while traveling. pets are expected to stay in their carriers, under the seat, with the doors closed During the entire flight. For contacting American Airline just make a call at +1 (917) 730-3671.


The cost of pets on American Airlines Pet Policy varies on your destination and where the pet is carried. When you transport your pet in the cabin the airline charges $125 per kennel. For transporting your pet in the baggage compartment the airline charges $200 per kennel. 

American Airlines gives you a money-back guarantee when your pet doesn’t fly on the booked flight. The charges may depend on your pets and destination and method of transportation.


The maximum size required of the carrier must be 40 x 27 x 30 inches. The carrier size should be 19 x 13 x 9 inches and must fit under your seat. The carrier should be comfortable for pets where they can easily stand, turn around and sit without hitting the sides of the carrier.

If you want to travel with your service dog then you opt for American Airlines. You can easily fly with your dog in a cabin. American airline’s pets policy does not allow the following dogs,


Boston Terrier

Boxer (all breeds)

Brussels Griffon

Pit Bull

Bulldog (all breeds), 

Cane Corso

Tibetan Spaniel

Dogue De Bordeaux

English Toy Spaniel

Japanese Chin

Lhasa Apso, Mastiff (all breeds)


Presa Canario

Pug (all breeds)

Shar Pei

Shih Tzu

Staffordshire Bull Terrier


Contact American airlines to confirm the details and other procedures to complete in advance and other related information regarding the pet policy. for more details contact the American airline pet policy. For any query call at +1 (917) 730-3671.


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