Pets in cabin

We know your pet is important to you. That’s why LATAM allows passengers to travel with pets on board most LATAM routes, provided it complies with the size and breed conditions for safe transport in the cabin or hold of the airplane.

To travel on board, your dog or cat must:

  • Be in good health.
  • Be docile.
  • Be at least 8 weeks old, except in the United States where it must be at least 4 months old.


To ensure safe boarding, your pet can’t be sedated and must meet all travel requirements. 

Bag or travel crate

In order to travel with your pet in the Economy cabin, it must travel inside a rigid or soft crate that meets the following requirements:
 

General considerations

  • The crate can’t have wheels
  • It must fit under the seat in front of you. For safety reasons, we can’t assign you a seat in the first row or in the emergency exit row.
  • It must be made out of durable material that your pet can’t destroy.
  • It must be big enough for your pet to move and turn around.
  • It must have an absorbent, leak-proof base and adequate ventilation.

It’s extremely important that you make sure the bag or crate is in good conditions to travel. If the crate doesn’t comply with our requirements, your pet won’t be able to board the airplane.

How to request this service

Once your reservation has been confirmed, you can only Check-in at the airport. Nevertheless, in order to guarantee the safety of all our passengers, if your pet is aggressive or doesn’t meet travel requirements, it won’t be allowed to board.

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* Regional flights: between South American countries, between South America and Central America. This also includes the following routes: Punta Cana - Miami, Madrid - Frankfurt, and Santiago and Easter Island.
** Long-haul flights: between South America and Europe - North America - Africa - Asia.
 

Keep in mind that:

  • Tax may apply to this service in some countries.
  • If your flight includes a stop that allows you to leave the airport, you will have to pay for the service for each leg of your flight until your final destination.
  • Changes and refunds are subject to the conditions of the fare you purchased and must be requested before flight departure.

Documentation

Remember that the information about the documentation required for these routes is for your reference only and may change without prior notice. That’s why we recommend you contact the health authority or consulate of the countries you’ll be visiting. Review more information at the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Restrictions

You can only travel with 1 pet in the Economy cabin and on flights operated exclusively by LATAM. Also, this service isn’t available:

  • On our Boeing’s 767 and 787.
  • To or from the Galapagos Islands, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Papeete, England and to the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
  • On the Brasilia-Asuncion route operated by Paranair.
  • On flights connecting with other airlines or code share flights.
Remember that if your pet does’t meet the requirements to travel in the cabin, it must be transported in the hold of the airplane.
 

Due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we’re taking extra measures to keep you and your pets safe. That’s why, until further notice, pets can no longer be transported in the hold on domestic routes within Brazil.