Avianca El Salvador
There is only 1 pet allowed in the cabin and 1 in the hold on Avianca flights. To guarantee Fido their spot on board, you should contact the Reservations Center via telephone at (0810) 333-8222.
Pets in the Cabin
Avianca allows small dogs and cats to travel in the cabin if the combined weight of the pet and carrier does not exceed 17 lbs (8 kg). The fee for transporting pets in the cabin is 900 AR. Each passenger is permitted to bring one pet on board with them.
Pets in Checked Baggage
Larger cats and dogs can travel as checked baggage in the hold if the combined weight of the pet and carrier does not exceed 48 lbs (22 kg). The fee for transporting pets as checked baggage is 1000 AR. Only one pet per passenger is permitted in the hold. On flights of up to 4 hours, pets can weigh a maximum of 44lbs (20kg), not including the carrier. On flights of up to 5 hours, pets can weigh a maximum of 22lbs (10kg), not including the carrier.
For pets traveling in the cabin, carriers must not exceed the dimensions of 8" H x 11" W x 15" L (20 cm x 28 cm x 40 cm). They must be made of rigid plastic or resistant fabric with a waterproof bottom. Although Fido's carrier should be sealed, it needs to have proper ventilation. Animals must be able to stand up, turn around, and lie down comfortably inside.
Pregnant animals are only accepted if there is no chance of them giving birth during the flight. Additionally, Avianca does not accept for air transport females in heat or nursing, as well as unweaned animals. Animals must be 8 weeks old to travel on board.