Royal Jordanian: Pet Policy

What methods of transport does Royal Jordanian provide for my pet?

  • Travel in the passenger cabin.
  • Checked as baggage in pressurized and temperature controlled area of your aircraft.

Does my pet qualify for travel in the passenger cabin?

Pets that meet the following qualifications can travel in the passenger cabin:

  • The weight of the animal and crate must not exceed 15 lb/7 kg.
  • The flight does not exceed 5 hours.
  • The number of pets on each flight must not exceed two: one in the FWD section and the other in the AFT section of the Y/C Compartment.
  • The container must not exceed the size of the under-seat stowage area, which is 16 in x 20 in x 10 in/40 cm x 50 cm x 26 cm).
  • The reservation must be arranged at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time and an approval is required from RJ's Systems & Procedures Section.

Does my pet qualify for travel as checked baggage?

Pets such as dogs, cats, and other small domestic animals accompanying a passenger on the same flight may be accepted as checked baggage. Pets will be treated as excess baggage and cannot be included in the checked baggage allowance and the following conditions must be met before acceptance on the flight.

  • The reservation must be made at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time and an approval is required from RJ's Systems & Procedures Section.
  • A maximum of 4 AVIH is allowed per aircraft.

What are the fees associated with pet transport?

Fee for animal in the passenger cabin: the pet is not considered part of the passenger's free baggage allowance. It will be charged as normal excess baggage for both the pet's weight and the weight of its kennel.

Traveling with Falcons in the Cabin

Falcons may be carried in the cabin on limited occasions, especially in the Gulf area, provided the following is adhered to:

  • Falcons can be carried in Economy (Y/C) class only.
  • Falcons must be properly hooded.
  • Seats blocked for falcons and handlers must be window seats in the AFT areas of Y/C zone.
  • A chain or rope must be securely attached to the aircraft seat and the leg of each bird.
  • Valid health certificates and all other entry documents required by country of entry or transit must accompany the bird(s).
  • Falcons are accepted at the owner's risk.
  • The reservation must be arranged at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time and an approval is required from RJ's Systems & Procedures Section.
  • One falcon is charged three times the normal excess baggage rate. More than one falcon per handler will require the booking of an adjacent seat.
  • Maximum of two falcons per seat.
  • Max number of falcons per aircraft type:
    • A320, A321, EMJ 195 = 10 falcons
    • A310, A340 = 15 falcons



Please contact the airline directly for information about traveling with a service animal.

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