For the comfort and safety of animals travelling in cargo, there are restrictions affecting their transportation during periods of extreme heat. If you are planning animal travel in cargo in the summer months, please review the information below.
Please check the temperature forecast ahead of the booking day to make sure travel will be possible. When a restriction applies, animals will not be accepted for transport at the Air Canada Cargo location and will need to be rebooked on the next possible flight. If you need to rebook, contact the Air Canada Cargo Customer Service Centre where the booking was made.
ALL REGIONS: WARM-BLOODED ANIMAL HEAT RESTRICTION
Air Canada Cargo does not accept warm-blooded animals for transport anywhere when the outside ground temperature is 29.5°C or higher at the departure city, the destination city or any transit point in between.
UNITED STATES: ALL ANIMALS RESTRICTION
All animals (both warm and cold-blooded) are prohibited for travel to and from the following cities in the United States until September 30, regardless of temperature: Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando, and Phoenix.
ASIA AND MIDDLE EAST: WARM BLOODED ANIMAL RESTRICTIONS
Due to extreme heat in these regions, the transport of warm-blooded animals is prohibited to and from airports within Asia and the Middle East between July 1 and August 31.
Find out more information on our seasonal temperature restrictions and our AC Animals solution by visiting our website.