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Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is the flag carrier airline of Qatar. From their central hub in Doha they serve over 120 destinations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Australia.

Anyone travelling with pets should keep in mind that the only animals permitted to travel in the cabin of the aircraft are certified service dogs and falcons. All other animals must travel as checked baggage or as cargo freight in the hold of the aircraft.

IN-CABIN CHECKED BAGGAGE
CARRIER SIZE Qatar Airways will not accept pets in the cabin of any of their flights, except for falcons and certified service dogs. Carrier size will depend on the size of your pet.
CARRIER WEIGHT N/A Maximum: 32 kg (70 lbs)*
*Pet and container
CHARGES / FEES N/A

Anyone travelling with a pet will either be charged a fee per kilogram or a flat rate per piece, depending on your point of departure and your destination.

Please contact a service agent for details.

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 pet travel is limited. Please call before you travel to ensure that your animal friend will be able to travel with you.
  • Qatar Airways will accept only certified service dogs and falcons in the cabin of any of their aircraft, and only if all requirements for transport are met. All other animals must travel in the cargo section of the airplane.
  • Because brachycephalic (or "snub-nosed") breeds of dogs and cats are susceptible to breathing problem and heat stroke, Qatar Airways will not accept them for transport aboard their aircraft. For a full list of breeds, please visit their website.
  • Passengers travelling with pets must present a veterinary certificate stating that the animal is fit to travel and that there is no risk of the animal giving birth during the flight.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

If your animal companion will be travelling unaccompanied Qatar Airways Cargo can help. Their Q Safe Live Animal program offers expert care and handling for an enormous variety of animals. Please contact a service agent to determine what options may be 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 other airlines directly to familiarize yourself with their individual policies regarding pet travel.

Contact Information

  • Qatar Airways Customer Contact Center (USA): 1-877-777-2827
  • Qatar Airways Customer Contact Center (Canada): 1-888-366-5666
  • Qatar Airways Cargo (USA): 1-773-570-6014
  • Qatar Airways Cargo (Canada): 1-514-633-5454
  • Qatar Airways website: Click Here
 
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