frequently asked questions
Can I travel with a pet?
Small, domesticated cats and dogs that will fit in an approved carrier under the seat are accepted for travel.
Pets will not be allowed for flights that include a Southwest Airlines segment.
- The pet kennel is limited to maximum dimensions of 8.5” high x 17” long x 12” wide.
- The carrier must be leak proof and ventilated on at least two sides.
- The pet must remain in the carrier and under the seat for the duration of the flight.
- The pet carrier counts as either a passenger’s one (1) carry-on bag or personal item.
Airfare for a pet is $75 one-way and is non-refundable. Six (6) pets are allowed per flight with a limit of one (1) pet per paying customer traveling on the same flight.
As limited space is available, advanced reservations must be made. Of course, assistance animals providing support to Customers with a disability are always welcome onboard regardless of the number of pets already booked on the flight.
International Travel — AirTran Airways does not allow pets to travel on international flights.
For additional information about traveling with a pet or to book pet travel, please contact the AirTran Airways reservations desk at 1-800-AIR-TRAN (1-800-247-8726) or 678-254-7999 for international calls.
In many airports, AirTran Airways sells pet kennels for a nominal fee at the ticket counter. AirTran Airways does not transport pets as checked baggage.
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