Transporting Pets by plane
Transporting Pets by plane is not so complicated as it may seem at first glance.
If You decide to take on the road with your pet, take care of the paperwork for it in advance. First of all, learn about the rules of transportation of animals to the airline. the flight which You are going to fly. You will definitely need to have a special health certificate from the vet. Too early is not worth doing, since every certificate has an expiration date.
If Your flight is assumed abroad, then maybe You need to go with the animal for further treatment, for example, put additional vaccinations. About it is also important to know in advance, so the prior reference point in the Consulate.
As a rule, airlines are not allowed to bring animals in the cabin (the only exceptions are guide dogs accompanying disabled people and with the confirmation of passage of special education). All animals carried in cargo compartment, so You need to get a cage that will be spacious enough for Your pet, to ensure the access of air, firmly closed and have a solid base, covered by an absorbing substance and having a rim that prevents spilling of the absorbent from the cell. Birdcages must be covered with solid matter.
Try to make sure that the animal was comfortnew flight time, because animals, like people, experience stress when flying. Do not overfeed the Pets before the flight and do not give them any medicines unless required for medical reasons.
When purchasing a ticket be sure to inform the agent for the sale or predstavitelia the airline about the intention to transport an animal. Payment for carriage of animals is carried out before departure at the rates established by the carrier and is taken for the actual weight of the animal together with the cage (p. 136 Federal aviation regulations ).
Here, perhaps, and all the main points of the rules of transporting animals by plane . you should pay attention.