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Icelandair

Icelandair is the national carrier of Iceland and part of the Icelandair Group, which proudly promotes the country as both an enticing tourist destination and a vibrant hub of international travel. They currently serve some 35 cities in Europe, Canada, and the United States.

Icelandair will allow pets to travel in the cargo hold of the aircraft only. It is important to note that there is a limit of four animal carriers per flight, so it is recommended that you call ahead to ensure that your animal companion will be able to travel with you.

IN-CABIN CHECKED BAGGAGE
CARRIER SIZE Icelandair does not accept pets in the cabin of any of their aircraft. Maximum dimensions
92 x 56 x 71 cm (36 x 22 x 28 in)
CARRIER WEIGHT N/A Maximum weight cannot exceed
32 kg (70 lbs)
CHARGES / FEES N/A Zone 1 (flights within Europe)
Carriers weighing 1-23kg (1-50lbs): €35
Carriers over 23 kg (50 lbs): €60

Zone 2 (between Iceland and Canada/US)
Carriers weighing 1-23kg (1-50lbs): €90
Carriers over 23 kg (50 lbs): €170

Zone 3 (between Europe and Canada/US)
Carriers weighing 1-23kg (1-50lbs): €100
Carriers over 23 kg (50 lbs): €190

Restrictions

  • 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. Keep in mind that Iceland has strict laws governing the import of live animals into the country.
  • Pets and carriers are not considered part of your baggage allowance. They are considered excess baggage and are subject to all applicable fees.
  • Space for pet travel is limited. Travelers are encouraged to call the Reservations Department ahead of time.
  • Any animal weighing over 32 kg (70 lbs) must be transported via Icelandair Cargo.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

If you are unable to travel with your pet, Icelandair Cargo has options for transporting live animals. Please contact them for details.

Codeshare flights

Pets may not be accepted on interline flights or 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

  • Icelandair General Reservations and Information: 1-800-223-5500
  • Icelandair Cargo: +354 5050 400
 
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