What size dog carrier can I take on a plane?
A pet traveling in cabin must be carried in an approved hard-sided or soft-sided kennel. The kennel must fit completely under the seat in front of you and remain there at all times. The maximum dimensions for hard-sided kennels are 17.5 inches long x 12 inches wide x 7.5 inches high (44 cm x 30 cm x 19 cm).
How do I know if my pet carrier is airline approved?
Measure your petYour pet’s measurements should be slightly smaller than the carrier measurements. If you need an extra bit of height, the SturdiBag carrier will give you that. The airlines will require that your pet can stand up and turn around comfortably in the carrier.
What size dog will fit under an airplane seat?
The general rule of thumb: If your dog is small enough to fit in a carrier under the seat in front of you, you can bring it onboard. The carrier must be big enough for the dog to stand up and move around, and typically can’t be larger than 19 inches by 10 inches by 12 inches, but exact dimensions vary by airline.