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Animals In Cabin... Allowed?  
User currently offlineSoups From Ghana, joined Jun 2004, 3438 posts, RR: 14
Posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3146 times:

Just been watching animal airport on TV and a woman had a monkey in cabin on a KLM flight from Surinam-amsterdam-LHR. On a recent ME flight BEY-ACC a business class teenager with a dog (not even in a cage). I flew with a African grey and a monkey in cabin before in the 80s (caged of course) I though animals were not allowed to fly in cabin? or do they make exception

[Edited 2006-01-30 18:06:16]


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User currently offlineHorus From Egypt, joined Feb 2004, 5230 posts, RR: 59
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3135 times:

At BA, the only animals allowed on board are guide dogs for partially sighted and blind passengers however they have to be pre-arranged. All other animals need to be carried in the hold (AVIH). Regulations are different on domestic services though.

Horus

[Edited 2006-01-30 18:28:54]


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User currently offlineSK601 From Belgium, joined Jun 2005, 976 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3123 times:

Quoting Soups (Thread starter):
a woman had a monkey in cabin on a KLM flight from Surinam-amsterdam-LHR.

Officialy that's not allowed on KLM. I think she sneaked it onboard. The only animals passengers may take in the cabin (PETC) are dogs and cats up to 5kgs including the kennel. Service animals (i.e. guide dogs) are allowed as well. There is a max to the number of animals onboard. I believe it's 2, but I'm not sure.

Dogs and cats that weigh more than 5 kgs MUST be checked-in (AVIH). No other animals are allowed as checked items. That needs to travel as cargo.


User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8459 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3108 times:
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I flew JNB-JFK a couple of years ago and a woman had a little lapdog in the business class cabin a couple of rows ahead of me. The dog never yipped once and was better behaved than some human passengers!


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User currently offlineKiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8601 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3108 times:
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Quoting SK601 (Reply 2):
Officialy that's not allowed on KLM. I think she sneaked it onboard.

sneaked on board ?!?! what happened to security screening ? or can you sneak a monkey on board under your coat because it's not made of metal and wont set the scanner off



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User currently offlineSoBe From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 256 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3096 times:

On UA you can bring a dog or cat in the cabin if it is small enough to fit comfortably in a kennel under the seat. Otherwise they must travel in the hold. You can even bring a domesticated bird on board. I sure hope I never have to listen to a bird chirping on a flight!  headache 

User currently offlineBond007 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 5434 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3055 times:

Well, here's a story. I was on a charter 727 many years ago, from MDW to FLL and a guy sitting next to me kept tight hold of a cotton bag. Halfway through the flight he opened the bag and a rooster's head stuck out.  Smile



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User currently offlineLh417af025 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 277 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3020 times:

depends on the airline. usually there is a charge for carrying the animal on board and it must adhere to certain regs.

User currently offlineDeltaGator From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 6341 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3013 times:

My flight from ATL-MCO last night had some old blue hair bringing her poodle down to the Mouse House with her. It (I didn't check under the fur) started to yap, in that annoying mini-poodle yap, as we started taxiing but shut up within a couple of minutes.

Last year a guy on the flight had a chocolate lab puppy (looked just like mine back home) on a DL MD-88. He took her out and all of us in First Class passed her around petting and playing with her until one of the stewardesses put the kibosh on that one just in case someone had allergies to dogs. No fun!

All that said, I love dogs and don't care if they are on the plane as long as they behave. I would never bring mine on board (they are too big) since they would go up to everyone just to say hello and beg for food and to be petted.

This also begs the question...if you bring a service animal on board a longhaul flight where exactly do they relieve themselves? I can just see a stewardess picking up dog poop muttering something along the lines of "this isn't in my job description."

[Edited 2006-01-30 19:28:31]


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User currently offlineLamedianaranja From Venezuela, joined Nov 2004, 1246 posts, RR: 20
Reply 9, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3001 times:

Quoting Kiwiandrew (Reply 4):
sneaked on board ?!?! what happened to security screening ?

A couple of days ago security intercepted a passenger sneaking a goldfish  Cool onto a KL flight to AUA. After much deliberation and a half hour delay  Silly it was decided higher up to allow the fish on board.

Officially only cats or dogs are allowed as either pet in cabin or in the hold.



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User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2992 times:

About 20 years ago I read a story about Lady Beaverbrook, wife of Lord Beaverbrook, buying the entire first class cabin of a AC L-1011-500 on a YYZ-LHR flight, for herself, her sister-in-law and her dog.

User currently offlineEgmcman From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 898 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2942 times:

Generally carriers use the hold to carry animals where the flight crews can adjust the temperatures in each section.

My parents told me on Monarch Scheduled you can use the hold. I don't think any of the lcc's offer this.


User currently offlineJetdeltamsy From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2987 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2832 times:

Quoting Kiwiandrew (Reply 4):
sneaked on board

You bet people sneak pets aboard. I've seen snakes, hedgehogs, an entire litter of kittens with the mother cat, and several small dogs snuck onto flights.

Personally I feel that no animals except for those who assist the blind should be allowed in the cabin. These "medically necessary" companion animals are ridicilous.

Who can forget the fiasco at USAir when they allowed a pig to ride in the cabin because the owner had documentation that it was a companion animal? Good grief.



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User currently offlineSuperhub From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2006, 478 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2809 times:

Does anyone know whether I am allowed to bring a rabbit onboard a domestic US flight? My guess is no. But will I be able to take it to the cargo hold?

User currently offlineJetdeltamsy From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2987 posts, RR: 7
Reply 14, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2805 times:

Quoting Superhub (Reply 13):
Does anyone know whether I am allowed to bring a rabbit onboard a domestic US flight?

Every airline has its own policy.



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User currently offlineAfay1 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1293 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2793 times:

There is also the infamous incident of a "service pig" being brought aboard a US Airways because someone claimed it was for emotional support, and they did have the correct paperwork. Predictably, the pig ran totally amok in first class and US Airways has vowed to never let a service pig in one of its cabins again. I am not sure, but service miniature ponies might still be ok (seriously).

User currently offlineUal4me From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 77 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2761 times:

When I moved from the east coast to the pacific northwest 3 years ago, I brought my cat into the cabin with me on a Continental flight. I paid for first, and paid an extra $80 for my cat to travel with me in the cabin. Supposedly, they allow one pet in the front cabin, 2 in the back.

Ended up being a bit of a problem in the end, because the guy sitting next to me got upgraded to first by sheer luck, but he was allergic to cats. Ended up not being a great flight for him-even after they moved me from the last row of first to the first row. He still complained about how unfairly he was treated because they allowed pets. Considering I paid for my ticket, and for my cats ticket (yes, CO gave her a reservation too!) and he got the free upgrade, and I moved seats, I just sat back and enjoyed my flight.

She slept the whole time in her carrier at my feet.

The FA's even offered her some salmon from dinner, but given that it was the first time she was at 35K feet, I felt it best to let her sleep.



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User currently offlineBoeing744 From Canada, joined Jun 2005, 1843 posts, RR: 23
Reply 17, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2740 times:

I flew FRA-YVR on LH and there was a lady sitting a few rows ahead of me with a tabby cat. She had it in a sort of bag, (that I think was designed for the cat). She didn't seem to be hiding it (people were petting it), nor did she have any disabilites. The cat was on her lap (with the bag) for the whole flight). I guess LH is one airline that allows this...

User currently offlineShindig31 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 8 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2714 times:

United used to have specific language in its operations guide for transporting the Air Force Academy falcon in the cabin,with handler of course.Not sure if thats still the case though.

User currently offlineODwyerPW From Mexico, joined Dec 2004, 878 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2708 times:

depends on how you classify in-laws.
just kidding.



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User currently offline2H4 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 8956 posts, RR: 60
Reply 20, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2705 times:
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Unsecured animals in aircraft cabins is a bad idea.




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User currently offlineFreakyDeaky From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 132 posts, RR: 3
Reply 21, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2685 times:

Although most airlines allow this - I am sooo against it because when (not if...when) it goes bad - it goes bad - and if I paid $$ for a ride and was subjected to that for an entire flight - I'd be pissed off at humanity. I love animals - have a houseful of them - but there is no need for an animal to be on an airplane.

I would allow seeing eye animals that are well trained and that would be it. Buh bye to everyone else. Comfort animals...give me a break. If you're that screwed up - drive to where you need to be or stay home and get better  wink .



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User currently offlineAfconcorde1 From France, joined Jan 2006, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2683 times:

As long as there are no deadly king cobras, eastern browns, kings, black mambas... (take your pick) on board. Then we'll be fine.

 Wink



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User currently offlineTERRA From Iraq, joined Aug 1999, 207 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2632 times:

Small dogs and cats are allowed as carry on baggage in a box that meets the regulations.

All details are contained in the IATA AVI handling manual.

However i always prefer animals as checked in baggage. What if you put you pet pooch under the seat of a passenger who is seriously alergic to animals? They would not be too happy............

Also, anyone remember the pit bull that ate its way through the lower hold of the AA flight a few years ago?? Gnashing its way through a bulkhead and into the electronics bay!!!!!!!!!!
I guess that could be classed as air rage?


User currently offlineBoeing777LR From Canada, joined Sep 2005, 13 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2620 times:

Before flew from LAX To YUL on the 21 of January I didn't know that people where actually allowed to bring pets onboard but I found out the hard way...the Woman next to me had a poodle and about half way through the flight the dog did what it had to IN it's little bag + puked and it gave the whole plane a great smell  Yeah sure. Although I can understand having guide dogs onboard this incident this kind of turned me against having other animals on board. But that wasn't it the lady then went to the bathroom and god knows how she managed to make a mess of the lavatory so they had to close one out of the 2 Y lavs... Anyway great being on A.net!! Big grin

25 AndrewUber : I was on AirTran last year - in Business Class - and some woman brought this little yappy dog onboard. It raised hell all the way from DFW to ATL. We
26 RachelBDL : It kind of amuses me when people don't even bother to check, or check the wrong airline. When I worked at the ticket counter, I had a young lady check
27 Post contains images Jacobin777 : I recently bought my 5-foot iguana on AA from ORD to SFO........but she was placed in the cargo though... it was a bit expensive ($180.00)...but well
28 Post contains images CV580Freak : It's very common for Falcons to travel in cabin on intra-Gulf flights and nobody takes a lot of notice until it stretches it's wings
29 Post contains images EA CO AS : Now that the idea of airlines accepting "comfort animals" for free has taken hold, more and more people are claiming this of their pets at the ticket
30 Cessna172RG : A Horizon Air flight came in at the South Sattelite at SEA a few months ago from Victoria (and before I get flamed, yes, QX does fly SEA-YYJ and YYJ-S
31 Afay1 : The reason some people are wary of putting pets in the hold is the large amount of pet deaths that has occured due to airline negligence in recent yea
32 DeltaGator : AirTran only promises you won't have any sheep in Business Class.
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