Pets in Checked Baggage
Pets are welcome to fly on Sharp Airlines Tasmanian flights from Essendon to Flinders Island; King Island to Burnie (Wynyard); and King Island to Launceston. On these flights, small pets weighing between 2-22 lbs (1-10 kg) will incur a charge of $55; and larger pets weighing between 22-66 lbs (10-30 kg) will incur a charge of $99. On flights from Launceston to Flinders Island, small pets will incur a charge of $38; and larger pets will incur a charge of $60. Pets traveling on flights to Victoria will incur a charge of $75 regardless of the size of the animal and carrier.
For pets traveling around Tasmania, small carriers must not exceed the dimensions of 20" L x 14" W x 14" H (50 cm x 35 cm x 35 cm); and larger carriers must not exceed 28" L x 17" W x 20" H (73 cm x 44 cm x 52 cm). For flights to/from Victoria, carriers must not exceed 28" L x 17" W x 20" H (73 cm x 44 cm x 52 cm.
Pets are not permitted to fly to Port August or Adelaide with Sharp Air. Animals over 66 lbs (30 kg) will not be accepted on board as they are too large to fit in the largest carrier.