Air India

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India. Pets are welcome to fly in the cabin and as checked baggage on select domestic and international flights with Air India. Visit Website

Or call (800) 223-7776 for more information. You can use BringFido to find a pet friendly place to stay at your destination.

Pet Reservations

Contact Air India Customer Service Team at (888) 634-1407 to guarantee Fido a spot on board. Passengers traveling with their pet will be seated towards the back of the aircraft.

Pets in the Cabin

Small pets will be accepted on Air India domestic flights. Pets and carriers should not exceed 11 lbs (5 kg). Small pets will be charged as excess baggage and will incur a fee between $100-200.

Pets in Checked Baggage

Pets who are too large to travel in the cabin may be transported in the cargo hold instead. To find out more about this service, contact Air India Reservations at (800) 223-7776.

Pets in Cargo

Pet animals can be carried as checked baggage or shipped as cargo. To find out more about this service, contact Air India Reservations at (800) 223-7776.

Carrier Guidelines

For pets traveling in the cabin, carriers should not exceed 18" x 18" x 12" (46 cm x 46 cm x 30 cm) and should be soft ventilated bags or kennels. A moisture absorbent mat must be placed in the carrier.

Other Restrictions

For flights to/from London, pets are not permitted in the cabin or as accompanied baggage. For flights to the Middle East, live birds will not be carried as accompanied baggage either in the cabin or in the hold. Air India does not accept transport of emotional support animals. Only 2 pets are permitted to travel in the cabin on Air India flights.


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  • Alenka
    May 9, 2023

    Pets are allowed to fly in cabin but not on long flights or in TRANSIT!! So, If you fly with them and your connection flight is in India, 1 hour, your pet will not be able to travel with you...And this info is not on their website, nor they have a logic answers...That is some absurd!

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