Transportation of small animals and birds
In accordance with Federal aviation regulations, approved by order of Ministry of transport of Russia of 28.06.2007 № 82, the passenger in the reservation reports the required information on their personal data and, if necessary, special conditions of carriage of passengers, baggage. Named to “special conditions” include, including, and Pets. Moreover, the mentioned aviation regulations also stipulate that when booking you must agree with the carrier the carriage of: dogs, cats, birds and other small Pets (domesticated animals). We have Pets (birds) and service dogs may be carried in the aircraft cabin with the consent of the carrier. Thus transportation of pet in aircraft cabin is not the duty and the right airline. However, not all airlines allow the carriage of animals and birds in the passenger cabin of aircraft. With the exception of guide dogs accompanying blind passengers. In this regard, the transportation of the animal is carried in the Luggage compartment in a specially equipped for installation different dimensions of containers, and necessarily, in a heated place. However, such specially equipped space in the Luggage compartment available on all aircraft. Currently, in accordance with the requirements of the legislation of the approval procedure of transport of pet consists of several different stages:
Agent for the sale of tickets when the passenger requests a special unit of the carrier about the availability on the scheduled flight at specific aircraft specially equipped compartment for the transport of animals.
In case of positive confirmation, the agent will inform the passenger about this information, and only then, can write waybill.
Thus, coordination with the carrier transport of the animal must first, in order to ensure the passenger before purchasing a ticket that is specially equipped for this place is carried on Board the aircraft, and secondly, to inform the passenger about the need to ensure a strong presence of the container (cage), allowing convenience in transportation, with access of air and reliable lock (lock). The bottom of the container (cage) must be dense, waterproof and covered with absorbent material. The container (cage) must exclude spillage of the absorbent material. Bird cage should be covered with thick lightproof fabric.