• See how pets are transported on commercial airlines as animals increasingly accompany customers on vacation

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    American Airlines cargo handler with dog EQRoy/Shutterstock
    Airlines like Delta, American, United, Hawaiian, and Alaska offer pet shipping via cargo in the belly of aircraft.
    According to DOT data, less than .01% of pets are harmed in the cargo hold of commercial planes.
    Cargo handlers offer advice on how owners can keep pets safe and comfortable during their journey.
    Flying with a pet can be stressful, especially when they do not fit in the cabin and owners are forced to check them into cargo. While it may be worrisome to check your pet, the chances of them being harmed is less than .01%...
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