Iberia is the flag carrier airline of Spain with their hub in Madrid. They welcome pets to travel in the cabin and the hold on a number of their flights.Visit Website
As the number of pets on each aircraft is restricted on the basis of the type of airplane, the carriage of animals must be authorized by the Booking Office. You can contact them at (+1) 800-772-4642 to double check availability on your flights.
Pets in the Cabin
Dogs and cats are welcome in the cabin of Iberia flights if the combined weight of the pet and carrier is under 17 lbs (8 kg). Pets being transported in the cabin shouldn't bother other passengers or have a strong odor. Pet fees for passengers traveling to Spain are 25 EUR; Europe, Africa and the Middle East are 50 EUR; and America and Asia are 150 EUR.
Pets in Checked Baggage
Animals and carriers that weigh over 17 lbs (8 kg) are permitted to travel in the cargo hold. You can contact Serviberia at (+1) 800-772-4642 for more details. Pet fees for passengers traveling to Spain, Europe, Africa and the Middle East are 120 EUR and flights to/from America and Asia are 300 EUR. You should contact the Booking Office at (+1) 800-772-4642 before traveling to make sure dogs are allowed on all legs of your journey.
For pets in the cabin, the maximum carrier dimensions are 18" x 14" x 10" (45 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm). Carriers should be strong, well-ventilated, and have a waterproof floor. You can carry several animals of the same species in a carrier if they are small and light enough. For pets traveling in the hold, carriers must not exceed 25" x 32" x 22" (65 cm x 83 cm x 56 cm). Carriers must comply with international regulations, be made of resistant and secure material, ventilated with a waterproof floor, adapted to the animal's size, and in good condition to ensure their safety.
The following breeds of dog will need to be muzzled to travel with Iberia: Pit Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Rottweiler, Argentine Dogo, Fila Brasileiro, Tosa Inu, or Akita Inu. Brachycephalic (snub-nosed) animals can fly, but must still meet the requirements. Breeds considered to be snub-nosed are Boston Terrier, Boxer (all breeds), Bulldog (all breeds), Bull Terrier, Brussels Griffon, Chow Chow, English Toy Spaniel, Japanese Spaniel/Japanese Chin, Mastiff (all breeds), Pekingese, Pit Bull (all breeds), Pug (all breeds), Shih Tzu, Staffordshire Terrier, Shar-pei, and Affepinscher. Brachycephalic cat breeds that are not accepted are Burmese, Exotic Shorthair, Himalayan, and Persian.