Aer Lingus carriage of pets:
All suitably harnessed
assistance dogs can travel in the passenger cabin for free.
Aer Lingus requires at least 48 hrs. notification. A maximum
of four assistance dogs is permitted per aircraft per flight
on flights within Europe and eight assistance dogs — on
On Aer Lingus Regional
flights: cats, dogs and rabbits travel for a fee of ~ €40.
On flights from Ireland to North America: Household pets
(cats & dogs only) can be booked as excess baggage, fee is
~ €160 per sector:
animals can be shipped as excess
baggage to Boston, Newark, Washington, New York, Miami,
Orlando, Chicago and Toronto.
There is no advance
booking required for pets (cats & dogs) travelling to
Hartford or Philadelphia, on other routes, they can be booked as
excess baggage by contacting
days before departure!
Animals won't be
accepted on flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle
On flights from North America to
Ireland: pets must be shipped as cargo.