New Rules For Companion Animals On Some Airlines!

posted by Carolyn McArdle -

New rules coming to companion animals on American Airlines. Starting July 1, ferrets, goats and hedgehogs can no longer fly American Airlines, even if they’re support animals.

In a statement, American Airlines said: “We support the rights of customers, from veterans to people with disabilities, with legitimate needs for a trained service or support animal. Unfortunately, untrained animals can lead to safety issues for our team, our customers and working dogs onboard our aircraft.”

Animal Restrictions:

Amphibians· 

Ferrets· 

Goats· 

Hedgehogs· 

Insects· 

Reptiles· 

Rodents· 

Snakes· 

Spiders· 

Sugar gliders· 

Non-household birds (farm poultry, waterfowl, game birds, & birds of prey)· 

Animals with tusks, horns or hooves (excluding miniature horses properly trained as service animals)· 

Any animal that is unclean / has an odor.

For more information, click here.

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