Traveling on flights can be daunting, especially when you suffer from a medical condition. Anxiety and stress kick in, and it becomes tough to fight it thousands of feet up in the air. Having an ESA accompany you on the flight can help improve your in-flight experience and manage your condition during the flight as well. Yes, now Delta Airlines allows you to fly with your best friend with fur but with respect to certain conditions. You need to adhere to Delta Airlines’ emotional support pet policy to travel hassle-free with the airlines. You can fly in-cabin with your pet, but there are additional fees associated with it.
Small dogs, cats, and household birds can all travel in the cabin. There is a one-way fee that is collected at the check-in. Your animal should easily be able to fit in a cabin kennel that fits under the seat in front of you.
Pets are not allowed to travel in-cabin to Hawaii.
Other regulations to take care of are:
There are certain documents that you need to travel with your ESA on Delta Airlines. These are the same as when you will travel with any pet.
The first is that you need to get a health certificate that is issued by a licensed veterinarian which happens within 10 days of travelling. The certificate needs to hold:
Other forms include an acknowledgment form and confirmation of animal training. You can upload the documents through the "Accessibility Service Request Form" located in the "My Trips" section. Carry a health form from the doctor also mentioning vaccination against rabies.
Pets traveling in-cabin are not allowed to travel in the following
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