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EgyptAir

EgyptAir is the national carrier of Egypt and a proud member of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline network. From their main hub in Cairo, they currently fly to some 80 cities in 64 countries, offering regular service to major centers in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, and Asia.

EgyptAir will accept pets (dogs, cats, household birds, and other pets) for both in-cabin transportation and as checked baggage in the cargo hold, depending on the size and weight of the animal and the carrier.

They also remind passengers that pets and carriers are not considered part your free baggage allowance. Excess baggage rates are charged for all animals travelling aboard their aircraft.

IN-CABIN CHECKED BAGGAGE
CARRIER SIZE Maximum dimensions:
  • Length: 45 cm (18 in)
  • Width: 20 cm (8 in)
  • Height: 35 cm (14 in)
Carrier size will depend on the size of your pet.
CARRIER WEIGHT
(pet and carrier)
5 kg (11 lbs) max

Any pet weighing over 5 kg (11 lbs)

Animals over 32 kg (70 lbs) will be accepted as manifest cargo only.

CHARGES / FEES

Pets in-cabin will be charged 100% excess baggage rate for 1 piece of excess baggage.

Flights to/from Canada and the USA will be charged 200% excess baggage rate for 1 piece of baggage.

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

100% excess baggage rate for 1 piece of excess baggage.

Flights to/from Canada and the USA will be charged 200% excess baggage rate for 1 piece of baggage.

Over 23 kg (50 lbs) up to 32 kg (70 lbs)

150% excess baggage rate for 1 piece of excess baggage.

Flights to/from Canada and the USA will be charged 300% excess baggage rate for 1 piece of baggage.


Restrictions

  • Travelers are reminded that every country has different rules and regulations governing the acceptance and transportation of animals. It is strongly recommended that you contact the consulate, embassy, or government authority for any country (or countries) you will be visiting to ensure that you have met all entrance requirements.
  • Space for pets is limited. Please contact the Reservations line in advance to make travel arrangements for your animal companion.
  • Any animal weighing over 32 kg (70 lbs) must be transported via EgyptAir Cargo.
  • EgyptAir will accept domestic pets (dogs, cats, birds) as checked baggage. All other animals (including reptiles and primates) must be registered as manifest cargo.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

If your furry friend will be travelling unaccompanied, EgyptAir Cargo has a Live Animal Transport program that features professional handling and specialized animal storage facilities to suit any type of pet. Please contact Customer Support or EgyptAir Cargo to discuss the options available to you.

Codeshare flights

Pets may not be accepted on flights operated by codeshare partners. It is strongly recommended that you contact any codeshare partners, or any other airlines you may be travelling with, to familiarize yourself with their individual policies regarding pet travel.

Contact Information

  • EgyptAir Bookings and Customer Support (USA): 800-334-6787 or 212 581 5600
  • Egypt Air Cargo (USA): 1-718-656-8627
  • EgyptAir website: Click Here
 
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