Sri Lankan Airlines: Pet Policy

What methods of transport does Sri Lankan Airlines provide for my pet?

Sri Lankan Airlines may allow passengers to carry dogs, cats, household birds, and other pets as long as they meet requirements for transportation.

Does Sri Lankan Airlines limit the number of pets allowed in the cabin per flight?

Yes, Sri Lankan Airlines only allows 3 pets in the cabin per flight. Be sure to request pet service as far in advance as possible by calling Sri Lankan Airlines call center.

Does my pet qualify to travel as checked baggage?

No, pets cannot travel as checked baggage on any flights.

Does my pet qualify to be shipped as cargo?

No, Sri Lankan Airlines does not provide a service to ship animals as cargo.

What are the fees associated with pet transport?

Animals who meet the requirements of the airline are considered excess baggage for which the passenger must pay the extra fee.*Guide dogs accompanying passengers with medical disabilities may travel free of charge.

What are the kennel requirements?

  • The maximum dimensions of the pet carrier are: 43 cm (17in) X 30 cm (12 in) X 18 cm (7 in).
  • All carriers must be spill-proof.
  • All carriers must be large enough for the animal to stand up and turn around in.

What health documentation is required?

All animals must have valid health and vaccination certificates, entry permits, and other documents required by the destination countries.

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