All of the airline companies has much more restrictive rules about most thinks then railway or buses. It is nothing surprising, there have been couple bombing attacks in the past. You cannot have any kind of weapon on board, even fake one. You could only bring one kilo of liquids, separates in small bottles. And what about animals? If you are planning to take your favorite pet on board, may sure you know everything about it. Because each kind of animals will be treated in various ways.
If you are planning to take a dog or cat, it is not a problem, but you need to pay extra for it. Prize is different in domestic and international flights, for more exact information, you need to ask your carrier. Depend on how big is your pet, it will be traveling on board with you, or into a cabin. Of course, it need to be placed inside special box, and cannot leave during entire flight. Also, if you like to take it with you, make sure to dial call center of your airline corporations, because they have a limits for that. And make sure you do that at least 48 hours before your trip.
Before you book your ticket, you need to get to know about animal policy of country, you like to visit. For example, if you like to flight to the United Kingdom with your pet, it is only possible in cargo area. Also, you need a lot of documents – health certificated with notations about all kinds of inoculations – especially for rabies. Also, for flight inside of European Union area, your cat or dog need to have a special passport.
Couple day before your flight, you need to prepare your animal for flight, by putting it inside the box, so it won’t be shocked during the journey. Checking with pets is much more longer, so make sure you will arrive at least three hours before your flight, and do not forget to take your dog to the walk! Also do not feed him couple hours before the flight, and let it drink only a tiny sips of water. And if you are planning to use any drugs for placation, you need to ask your vet first. The only possible way for your pet to be on board, is when it is lighter then 8 kilo (with a box). In another circumstances, it need to travel inside the cabin.
Traveling with a dog or cat is possible, in most kind of flights. But you need to make sure that you collect all documents and information required, before you book your ticket. Passport, health certificate is very necessary, also you need to warn your carrier, that you like to travel with pet.