Volotea: Pet Policy

What methods of transport does Volotea provide for my pet?

  • Travel in the passenger cabin.

Does my pet qualify for travel in the passenger cabin?

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

  • Your pet can comfortably remain in its kennel, under the seat for the entire flight.
  • Only domesticated dogs, cats, birds, rabbits and fish are allowed.
  • Dogs and cats are at least 8 weeks old and have been weaned for at least 5 days before departure.
  • The pet carrier is specifically made for animal carriage.
  • Your pet has all necessary health documents required by your destination.

Does my pet qualify for travel as checked baggage?

Volotea does not allow a pet to travel as checked baggage.

What are the fees associated with pet transport? (as of 1 June 2018)

  • €39 on volotea.com
  • €39 via call center
  • €60 at airport counter

What are the kennel requirements?

In addition to the size and weight maximums kennels must meet the following requirements:

  • Be leak-proof and escape-proof.
  • Be properly ventilated, but not allow any part of the animal from protruding outside of the container.
  • Provide enough room for the animal to stand and turn around.
  • Be made of metal, wood, or a hard plastic/composite.
  • Contain absorbent material or litter.
  • Have functional handles on the kennel's exterior to prevent tilting and any direct contact with the animals.
  • Be closed securely, but not locked.
  • Have labels with the words "Live Animal" in letters at least 1-inch tall on the crate's top and on at least one side.
  • Have upright arrow labels indicating kennel's correct position.

What health documentation is required?

Volotea requires s health certificate, administered by a veterinarian, that is no more than 30 days old.

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