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THAI Airways

THAI is the national carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand and a proud member of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline network. They currently fly to over 70 domestic and international destinations across Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and South Africa. They also offer one regular route to North America (Los Angeles).

THAI will accept pets for travel either in the cabin of the aircraft or as checked baggage in the cargo hold, so long as all the criteria for travel have been satisfied. If you will be travelling with your pet they ask that you contact them in advance (at least 48 hours prior to departure) to ensure that you will be able to travel with your animal companion.

IN-CABIN CHECKED BAGGAGE
CARRIER SIZE Maximum dimensions:
  • Length: 55 cm (22 in)
  • Width: 37 cm (15 in)
  • Width: 30 cm (12 in)
Carrier size will depend on the size of your pet.
CARRIER WEIGHT Maximum: 10kg (22 lbs) Should not exceed 32kg (70lbs)
CHARGES / FEES $238 (USD)

Note: As per their policy, this amount is twice the normal excess baggage rate.

$238 (USD)

Note: As per their policy, this amount is twice the normal excess baggage rate.

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 of any country (or countries) you will be visiting to ensure that you have met all entrance requirements.
  • Space for pet travel is limited. Please contact THAI Reservations prior to departure to ensure that your animal friend will be able to travel with you.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

If your pet will be travelling unaccompanied THAI Cargo's Live Animal program was designed with your pet's comfort and safety in mind. They have extensive experience caring for a variety of animals and they comply with all International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards and regulations. 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

  • THAI Reservations (USA): 1-800-426-5204
  • THAI Cargo (Los Angeles): 1-310-670-8591
  • THAI Airways website: Click Here
 
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