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User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 12 months 4 days ago) and read 3382 times:

Pet Airways is an airline that caters to pets and animals only. I was wondering if any knows what kind of planes they fly, as they avidently have 20 aircraft in their fleet. Anybody have any info on their fleet and livery (if any)? They fly out of my nearest airport, KFRG, and my dog can't fly on the planes eith me, so I am looking into this airline.

Thanks for any info.

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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7114 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3118 times:

http://www.petairways.com/content/our-planes

few Beech 1900s



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User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3065 times:

Now that I see their planes, I realize that I have actually seen them, but it was dark outside so I couldn't read the titles. I thought it was an Atlas Air Beechcraft!

User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7114 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2953 times:

Quoting spiritair97 (Reply 2):
Now that I see their planes, I realize that I have actually seen them, but it was dark outside so I couldn't read the titles. I thought it was an Atlas Air Beechcraft!

I've never seen a photo of their airplanes on the D.B. But apparently they used to be owned by Suburban Air Freight but I think the airline owns them now, instead of Suburban.



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User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10329 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2936 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 3):
I've never seen a photo of their airplanes on the D.B. But apparently they used to be owned by Suburban Air Freight but I think the airline owns them now, instead of Suburban.

Their website used to say that they contracted the flying out to Suburban, but I don't know what has happened, since.



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User currently offlineNASCARAirforce From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3178 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2920 times:

I didn't realize that they had their logo on the plane. I figured they just chartered someone elses planes.

User currently offlineTWA772LR From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 1680 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2823 times:

Kind of off topic, but how many hours do they require to be a first officer there? Or does the 1500 hour rule apply to Part 135 operators as well?


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User currently offlineAcey559 From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 1522 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2721 times:

Quoting TWA772LR (Reply 6):

They may have higher requirements, but 135 mins are (for IFR) 1200 Total, 500 Cross Country, 100 Night and 75 Instrument (50 of which must be in flight). Again, these are just minimums and they may require higher times, but this is the basis.


User currently offlineflightsimer From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 530 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2661 times:

Quoting Acey559 (Reply 7):

Actually, that's only for a IFR PIC. A VFR PIC only requires 500hrs total with 100hrs cross country with 25 of those at night.

For SIC it's only commercial license with instrument rating according to part 135 section 245. However, I thought there was a time requirement of 250hrs for SIC, but I guess not. Unless that was just referencing being a Commercial pilot which is 250hrs when done part 61.



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User currently offlineTWA772LR From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 1680 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2617 times:

Quoting Acey559 (Reply 7):
Quoting flightsimer (Reply 8):

Thanks a lot guys!



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User currently offlinetype-rated From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 4925 posts, RR: 19
Reply 10, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2512 times:

They've never had an aircraft incident or crash, so I imagine that they are safe to use.
Their kennels clip into special holders inside the aircraft and there is a "pet attendant" available for them to keep them comfy during the flight.



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User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2200 times:

Quoting type-rated (Reply 10):
They've never had an aircraft incident or crash, so I imagine that they are safe to use.
Their kennels clip into special holders inside the aircraft and there is a "pet attendant" available for them to keep them comfy during the flight.

For an animal lover like myself, it must be awesome to be the pet attendant! Now if only they flew E-190s I'd definitely to try work for them!


User currently offlinetype-rated From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 4925 posts, RR: 19
Reply 12, posted (1 year 12 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2067 times:

Quoting spiritair97 (Reply 11):
For an animal lover like myself, it must be awesome to be the pet attendant! Now if only they flew E-190s I'd definitely to try work for them!

If you live in one of the cities they serve they frequently post job listings on their website.
There are positions for station agent & customer service (working in their terminal near the airport) and then Pet Attendants which load and fly with the "pawssengers". It could be a fun job for someone who really likes dogs!



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User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 12 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1722 times:

Quoting type-rated (Reply 12):

I live like right under FRGs flight pattern So I probably could.


User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 14, posted (1 year 12 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1650 times:

Pet Airways... for pets and animals. Interesting! Expensive, I suppose.


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User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10329 posts, RR: 14
Reply 15, posted (1 year 12 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1641 times:

Quoting September11 (Reply 14):
Pet Airways... for pets and animals. Interesting! Expensive, I suppose.

I don't think they charge any more (or less) than the airlines do to ship animals as cargo. Considering their equipment, it may take longer, tho.



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User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7114 posts, RR: 17
Reply 16, posted (1 year 12 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1628 times:

Quoting mayor (Reply 15):
I don't think they charge any more (or less) than the airlines do to ship animals as cargo. Considering their equipment, it may take longer, tho.

It does. Looks like a cross-country trip could take all week.



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