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Air North

From their central base of operations in the Yukon, Air North offers regularly scheduled cargo and passenger service, as well as charter flights to British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Alaska.

Air North complies with all standards established by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and will accept pets as carry-on, checked baggage, and as cargo, provided that all the necessary criteria are met.

CARRIER SIZE Boeing 737 aircraft
  • Height: 23cm (9 in)
  • Width: 40 cm (16 in)
  • Length: 50 cm (20 in)
Hawker Siddeley 748 aircraft
  • Height: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Width: 38 cm (15 in)
  • Length: 28 cm (11 in)
Maximum Dimensions
  • Height: 77 cm (30.5 in)
  • Width: 75 cm (29.5 in)
  • Length: 103 cm (40.5 in)
CARRIER WEIGHT Boeing 737 aircraft
  • 10 kg (22 lbs)
Hawker Siddeley 748 aircraft
  • 5.9 kg (13 lbs)
Boeing 737 aircraft
  • 45 kg (100 lbs)
Hawker Siddeley 748 aircraft
  • 20 kg (44 lbs)
CHARGES / FEES No charge for pets as carry-on
(on Boeing 737 and Hawker Siddeley 748 aircraft)
Fees range from $50-$150
(Depending on size of carrier).


  • Travelers are encouraged to familiarize themselves with any provincial or territorial restrictions when travelling within Canada and the United States.
  • Live animals may not be accepted as checked baggage if your travel includes a codeshare or connecting flight
  • Space may be limited. It is recommended that you call Air North as far ahead of time as possible.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

If you aren't able to travel with your animal friend, Air North Cargo will accept pets on both their Boeing 737 and Hawker Siddeley 748 aircraft, as long as all International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards are met. Cargo fees depend on the size of the animal and the carrier they will be travelling in. They suggest contacting their Cargo services ahead of time to ensure that you can arrange a space for your pet.

Codeshare flights

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

  • Air North reservations and website assistance: 1-800-661-0407 (ext.1).
  • Air North Cargo: 1-800-661-0407 (ext.2).
  • Air North website: Click Here
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