Air India

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India, owned by the government. They welcome small pets in the cabin and the cargo hold on many of their domestic flights, but not internationally to/from the USA. 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

There is a maximum of 2 pets allowed on each flight, so you should contact the Customer Service Team at (800) 223-7776 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. The combined weight of the pet and carrier should not exceed 11 lbs (5 kg). 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, you can 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, you can contact Air India Reservations at (800) 223-7776.

Carrier Guidelines

For pets traveling in the cabin or hold, carriers should not exceed 18" H x 18" W x 12" D. They should be carried in 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.


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