Many of our Mi-ki puppies are hand delivered to their new homes flying in-cabin
Thanks to my flight attendant friends, I have been made aware of some airline pet policy changes that are happening across several companies. Some of these changes will affect our ability to deliver a Mi-ki puppy to their new families.
United Airlines Pet Policy
The most notable change that will affect puppy transportation is that no puppy under 16 weeks (4 months) of age will be accepted as an in-flight carry-on with United Airlines. This is disappointing for us, as United has been one of our
My husband Bill is a Gold Member with United and has enjoyed delivering our puppies at a reduced rate if he happens to be flying into an area for work. This meant that our clients would only have to pay United’s $125 in-cabin pet fee. Unfortunately, this affordable and special delivery service will no longer be available for our customers.
Visit United Airlines for more information on their pet policies.
Delta Airlines Pet Policy
Delta has been cracking down on people abusing the emotional support animal rules and has also modified their pet policy. Pets must be 10 weeks old for domestic travel (within the continental US) and 15 weeks old for most international travel.
Since we don’t release our puppies to their new homes until they are at least 10 weeks old, this policy won’t affect our ability to transport Mi-ki puppies to their new homes.
Visit Delta Airlines for more information on their pet policies.
Major US Airlines In-cabin Puppy Policies
The following chart helps to explain major US airline in-cabin pet policies as of January 2019. Click the link to each airline to review all pet travel policies.
Keep in mind that airlines typically limit the number of pets allowed in the cabin on each flight, so book your flight early to ensure your Mi-ki puppy can fly. Most airlines allow two puppies per carrier and charge only one pet fee, so if you’re picking up two puppies or going in with a friend for delivery, that is a nice option for savings.
As always, an airline-approved soft-sided pet carrier is included with each Mi-ki puppy from Royal T Mi-kis, even if your puppy isn’t flying!
While most airlines do not require health certificates to fly, some states do. If required, a health certificate is also included with your purchase.
Feel free to contact us to discuss Royal T Mi-kis’ premium puppy delivery services.