Do not part with your best friend during your vacation and let it see the world. Or move to another city with your beloved cat. Any trip with a pet requires special preparation. Consult with a veterinarian in advance and do not forget about the formalities. Find out the requirements for transportation of animals, as “mustache, paws, and tail” cannot be used as flight documents.
When traveling on S7 Airlines flights,
you can take with you
If your pet weighs more than 50 kg with its cage or if you want to transport another animal, use the services of S7 Cargo.
Where will the pet fly?
Measure the container or the cage and add its length, width, and height. If the sum does not exceed 115 cm and the height does not exceed 20 cm , you may take the pet to the cabin. Dogs and cats may be carried in a soft transportation bag, the dimensions of which do not exceed 55×40×25 cm. Please note that the height of a soft transportation bag must not exceed 25 cm.
Weigh the transportation bag with the animal and make sure that the weight does not exceed the allowed 10 kg.
Check to make sure the transportation bag has a frame, a secure lock, a waterproof bottom, and an opening to allow the animal to breathe. If an animal is travelling in a soft transportation bag, the air hole must be protected with a mesh.
Call the Contact Center as soon as possible. File a request for transporting a pet in the cabin and wait for the airline’s confirmation. No more than 2 animals may fly on the same flight. Please note that the owner must be at least 18 years old.
During the flight, put the container under the seat in front of you, do not let your pet out into the cabin and do not hold it in your hands these are the safety rules.
Documents for the pet
Get the following documents for your pet from a veterinarian clinic:
Once the documents and wellbeing of your pet have been checked, the certificate will be stamped and a special boarding pass will be issued . Show it when checking in for your flight.
How much does it cost?
A container with a pet is not included in the free baggage and carry-on allowance and is paid for separately. The cost depends on the weight of the pet along with the container and starts from 2,500 rubles.
Preparation for Your Trip
Restrictions on transportation to other countries
Many countries have their own rules for transportation of animals.
When flying to EU countries, entry with animals is allowed subject to compliance with the REGULATIONS OF THE (EU) COMMISSION 2019/2122 of October 10, 2019.
When traveling to PRC one passenger can take with him/her only one pet. In addition, the animal must have a valid chip, an international passport, a valid quarantine certificate issued by the competent authority, and a certificate of rabies vaccination. More detailed information about requirements for entry with animals can be obtained at the Embassy or Consulate of the PRC.
Some countries do not allow transporting animals in the cabin or in the baggage compartment at all. Before traveling and buying a ticket, be sure to check whether your pet can fly with you . Pets can fly only as cargo to the following destinations:
To transport a pet as cargo, use the services of S7 Cargo..
You can check the terms of transporting pets to a particular country on the IATA website, by selecting the country of departure and arrival.