PenAir is a US airline based in Alaska's largest city, Anchorage. They welcome pets to travel in the cabin and as checked baggage on a number of their flights Visit Website

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Pet Reservations

Only 2 pets are permitted to travel in the cabin on each flight, so you should contact the Reservations Department as soon as possible to guarantee Fido a spot on board. You can call them directly at 907-771-2500.

Pets in the Cabin

Small dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, and tropical pet fish can travel in the cabin with their owners. Animals must remain inside their carrier underneath the seat in front of you for the duration of your journey. Pet owners must make sure they are quiet throughout to avoid upsetting other passengers. Animals must be clean and relatively odorless to fly in the cabin. Only 1 animal is allowed in each carrier. The fee for this service is $50 per direction.

Pets in Checked Baggage

Animals over 8 weeks old can travel as checked baggage if they exceed the limitations to travel in the cabin. Animals from the same litter will sometimes be accepted in a single carrier. Pets must be harmless, inoffensive, and odorless to be accepted as checked baggage. The fee for this service is $75 per direction.

Pets in Cargo

Pet owners who are looking to travel separately from their pets will have to transport them as cargo instead. You can find out more information about this service by contacting the Reservations Department at 800-448-4226.

Carrier Guidelines

For pets traveling in the cabin, carriers must not exceed the dimensions of 16" L x 16" W x 9.5" (40 cm x 40 cm x 24 cm). They must be nylon, soft-sided, escape and leak-proof, and sturdy. Animals must be able to stand up, turn around, and sit down comfortably inside the carrier. For pets traveling as checked baggage, carriers must be strong enough to prevent escape. Inside, you should provide them with 2 empty dishes for food and water that can be filled from the outside without opening the carrier.

For pets traveling as cargo, carriers must not exceed the dimensions of 48" L x 32" W x 35" H (121 cm x 81 cm x 89 cm). All carriers should have proper ventilation to allow pets to breathe throughout their journey.

Other Restrictions

Pets are not permitted as checked baggage for any of PenAir's West Coast or East Coast flights. Animals traveling on these routes can be transported in the cabin if they meet the requirements.


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