If you have got your booking done on Copa Airlines and seeking to know is pets allow in copa airlines, you need to look into Copa Airlines pet policy.
Allowed pets in Copa Airlines are small cats and dogs. Birds are not allowed. One has to notify Copa Airlines that one is travelling with a pet at least 48 hrs prior to departure.
Service animals are excluded from travelling in the cabi regardless of the weight. Service animals training certificates from licensed organizations must be presented during check -in.
Also, the passengers who wish to travel with an emotional support animal must produce medical document which states the reason due to which passenger has to travel with a support or emotional support animal.
On international flights, Copa Airlines transports pets in the passenger cabin from Monday through Friday.
Restriction is not applicable to domestic flight within Panama.
Transport of pets on daily basis is allowed for passengers travelling on domestic flights with no international connection.
A passenger can carry only one pet.
One pet is allowed in each container.
Children below 11 years are restricted from travelling with pets in a cabin.
There are some parameters for carrying pets in the containers or cages:
Containers or cages must be made of plastic, metal, wood with rigid or soft sides.
Containers must be large enough that allow the animal to stand, lie down or turn around in natural manner.
Containers must be durable enough which prevents the animal from escaping during handling or transporting.
Containers or cages doors must have safety latches so that doors can be opened easily and without safety tools.
Doors should have holes that allow for ventilation.
Containers should have a system that store waste that are produced during flight.
One can use shredded paper or a tray that can be placed on the cage floor.
Containers dimension must be within limit:
> Cages with rigid side must be within dimension of width, length and height with
13 inches, 17 inches and 7.5 inches.
> Cages with soft side must be within dimensions of width, length and height of
11 inches, 18 inches, 11 inches.
It is to be noted that pets are not allowed in business class. Passengers who wish to use ConnectMiles Prefer Member and want to travel with pets in cabin are not eligible for complimentary upgrades.
Pets are not allowed if the itinerary has interline segments or has a connection on an airline other than Copa Airlines.
If you need further information, you can contact the Copa reservations for support.