Pets

An American Airline Company

USA3000 Airlines will accept only cats and dogs for travel on Domestic flights. Pets may travel in the cabin if qualified by size or weight. Please see following information for guidance on pets in the cabin or cargo hold.

PETS IN CABIN

Please review carefully the following information to ensure that you are compliant. Non-compliance may result in denied boarding. The carriage of a pet onboard will replace one piece of the carry on luggage or purse. There are no exceptions to this.

Reservations

To bring a pet on a flight, call our reservations center at 1-877-USA-3000 (1-877-872-3000) and request space for your pet. A charge of $25 per pet per segment will be applied. There are a limited number that will be allowed on any one flight and therefore acceptance is on a space available basis.

Pet Rules for travel on our aircraft.

  1. Pet MUST remain at all times in their Pet Carrier – there are no exceptions.
  2. Pet carrier must be leak proof. (This will be checked)
  3. Pet carrier must be an approved pet type – hard or soft sided.
  4. The pet carrier MUST fit under the seat in front of passenger.
  5. Pet carrier maximum dimensions are 10.5 inches high x 18 inches long x 11 inches wide.
  6. Pets may not be in an emergency exit row or a bulkhead.
  7. The weight of the pet plus carrier cannot exceed 15 pounds or roughly 7 kilos.
  8. Pet must be able to turn around in carrier.
  9. No more than one pet per carrier (2 small kittens maybe accepted)
  10. All pets must have a veterinarian’s certification indicating the animal is in good health for air travel and has had all the required vaccinations. This must not be more than thirty (30) days old at time of travel.

PETS IN CARGO HOLD

Please review the rules below to ensure that you are compliant. Non-compliance may result in denied boarding. To bring a pet on a flight, call our reservations center at 1-877-USA-3000 (1-877-872-3000) and request space for your pet. A charge of $50 per pet per segment will be applied. There are a limited number that will be allowed on any one flight and therefore acceptance is on a space available basis.

Kennel Requirements

  1. For pets carried as checked baggage, a suitable container must be provided. Pets must be shipped in a FAA/Airline approved kennel of a size that allows the pet to stand up, lie down and turn around. It must be constructed of a durable plastic, securely fixed shut, and depending on the length of the flight, allow the pet to be feed and drink water. Only one pet per kennel.
  2. All kennels must display the words “Live Animal” and arrows pointing upward on either side of the kennel. Kennels without these markings will not be accepted for carriage.
  3. The maximum size kennel acceptable for carriage on a USA3000 Airlines flight is a #500 series. Maximum dimensions 40x27x30 inches.
  4. Pet Health Requirements – All pets must have a veterinarian’s certification indicating the animal is in good health for air travel and has had all the required vaccinations. This certificate must not be more then (10) days old. Any pet medications to be administered prior to check-in by the owner/person responsible of the pet. USA3000 will not medicate any animals.

Embargos

USA3000 Airlines reserves the right to place an embargo on the carriage of live animals as checked baggage at any time.

Liability

USA3000 does not assume liability for live animals as checked baggage. Passengers ship animals at own risk.

SERVICE ANIMALS

This policy on pets in cabin is not applicable to service animals. (i.e. seeing eye dogs)