Guidance

Pet travel: approved air, sea and rail carriers and routes

Check the transport companies and routes you can use to bring your pet cat, dog or ferret to England, Scotland or Wales.

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Details

You can only use these carriers and routes approved by the Animal and Plant Health Agency to bring your pet to England or Scotland. There are no approved routes to Wales.

You must follow pet travel rules. Ask your travel company if they have extra rules you must follow.

Exemptions

You don’t have to use an approved carrier or route if you travel to England, Scotland or Wales from:

  • UK countries
  • the Channel Islands
  • the Isle of Man
  • the Republic of Ireland
Published 13 August 2015
Last updated 8 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated airline charter entries for PHS, DAS Private Jets, San Marino Executive Aviation, Aeroways GmbH, Luxaviation Germany, ProAir Aviation, Taespejo Portugal, Excellent Air, Smart Jet, Elite Jet, The Air Ministry, DAS Private Jets, EJME (Portugal), Netjets Aviation Inc, Netjets Transportes Aereos SA, Time Air and AMC Aviation. Also amended the commercial entry for Emirates.
  2. Updated airline and airports entries for PHS, Windsor Jet Management, Albinati Aviation, PHS, VIP Flight and Executive Jet Management.
  3. Updated entries for Elitavia San Marino SRL, Elitavia Malta Ltd, Elivatia d.o.o., Centreline AV Ltd, Aerowest GmbH, Jet Ready, Saxonair Charter Ltd, PHS and Volkswagen AirService GmbH.
  4. Updated entries for PHS, Polaris Aviation, GrafAir Flight Management AB and MHS Aviation GmbH.
  5. Amended entries for airlines: Polaris Aviation, SAS Astonjet, Smart Jet and Ortac (AOC) Limited.
  6. Updated entries for FlyGAC A/S, World Wide Charter Jet, Eagle Express, Catreus, Global Air Charters, Smart Jet, Yourways and PHS.
  7. Updated entries for Jetflite OY, Air Hamburg, Infinity Aviation.
  8. Updated entries for Star Wings Dormtund, Ortac (AOC) Limited, Fayair, Air Pink, Jet Concierge Club, Voluxis (formerly Interflight Air Charter) and Laudamotion Executive (formerly Laudamotion).
  9. Updated entries for Acass and Jet Aviation Flight Services (Malta) Ltd.
  10. Updated entries for Jet Aviation Business, Jet Aviation Flight Services (Malta), Jet Concierge Club, Planet Nine Private Air, Smart Jet, SAS Astonjet and H-Bird Aviation Services.
  11. Updated entries for: Synergy Aviation Ltd, Jet Concierge Club, Jet Aviation Business Jets AG, VistaJet Limited, Jet Concierge Club, SaxonAir Charter Limited, Flybe, Titan Airways Limited, Emperor Aviation and Avcon Jet.
  12. Entries updated for Worldwide Jet Charter, Jet Exchange Ltd, Hahn Airlines, Infinity Aviation, Prince Aviation, Silesia Air, Goldeck-Flug Gesellschaft m.b.H, Lyon Aviation, Air Pink, Jetfly Aviation, Pro Air Aviation, Blink Ltd, JetNetherlands, China Airlines, Time Air s.r.o, Harmony Jets and Interflight Air Charter.
  13. Updated entries for Smart Jet, Newcastle Aviation Ltd, Elitavia San Marino, Elitavia Slovenia, Elitavia Malta, Avionco Ltd, Infinity Aviation, Keystone Aviation, International jet Management, Pro Air Aviation, and Icelandair.
  14. Updated entries for Elitavia Malta, Elitavia San Marino, Elitavia Slovenia, Smart Jet, Saxon Air Charter, Jet Concierge Club, PHS, Constellation Aviation Services, Flexjet and TRTO agency.
  15. Updated entries for Cobalt, Planet Nine, Jet Concierge, Elitavia San Marino, Saxonair Charter ltd and Smart Jet.
  16. Entries updated for: LaudaMotion, Cobalt, Jet Netherlands, Luxaviation & Execujet, Air X Charter (Germany), Saxonair Charter Limited, Corporate Flight Management, Executive Jet Management, Smart Jet and RVL Group
  17. Updated entries for Netjets Aviation, Ejme (Portugal) Air Management, Netjets Transportes, Interflight Air Charter, Global Air Charters, Eisele Flugdienst, AirGo private airline, RVL group, Air X Charter (Germany), AirGo Private Airline, Planet Nine Private Air, Jetflight Aviation, Silk way business aviation and TWC Aviation.
  18. Updated entries for Eisele Flugdienst, Omni Air Transport, klasJet, AirGo, Charter Jets, Air X Executive Jet, Elytra Charter, Set Air / Setair Hava, Airlink Airways, Jetfly Aviation, Maleth-Aero and Interflight Air Charter.
  19. Updated entries for: Pro Airways, Set Air, Stolting Air Services, Air X Charter (Germany), Air X Charter Ltd, Amjet Executive, EJME (Portugal), Netjets Aviation (US), Netjets Transportes SA and SAS Astonjet.
  20. Updated entries for Hahn Air Lines, Atlas Air, Air X Charter (Germany), Air X Charter and Omni Aviation.
  21. Updated entries for Jet Pool Network, Éclair Aviation, FlyGac, Jetfly Aviation, Evolum Aviation, Setair Hava, Air X Charter (Germany), Air X Charter Ltd, Virgin Atlantic and Hahn Air Lines.
  22. Updated entries for Jung Sky, Lyddair, Hendell Aviation Oy, Globe Air, Aero-dienst, Air Bohemia, Air X Charter Ltd, Air X Charter (Germany) & Co KG and Oman Air.
  23. Updated entries for Zenith Aviation, 2Excel Aviation, Star Wings, Sunset Aviation and Sundt Air.
  24. Updated entries for Kuwait Airways, International Jet Management, Starjets Aviation and Stolting Air Service.
  25. Updated entries for Stolting Air Services, Aeropa, Silver Cloud Air, Air Bohemia, Stajets and Primera Air Scandinavia.
  26. Updated entries for Blink Ltd, Copenhagen Air Taxi, Air Bohemia, Aeropa and Jet Exchange.
  27. Updated entries for Centreline, Air Bohemia, Silver Cloud, Jet Exchange Ltd, Whitewind Company, Journey Aviation, Jetkey SAS, MS Aviation, Eisele Flugdienst, Arcus Air and Jetfly Aviation.
  28. Updated entries for K5 Aviation, Sirio, Air Bohemia, Valair Private Jets, Ejme (Portugal), Netjets Tansportes, Netjets Aviation, Atlas Air Service AG, Silver Cloud Air and K5 Aviation.
  29. Updated entries for Saxonair, BZ Air, Air Bohemia, Eisele Flugdienst, Lions Air, Bluelink Jets, Hendell Aviation Oy, ACP Jet Charters, Air Charter Scotland, AirGo Private Airlines, Saxonair, Sovereign Business Jets, Zenith Aviation and Rulers Flight Sharjah.
  30. Updated entries for Air Bohemia, Galaxy Airways, Dubai Air Wing, JetBee Czech and Skyline Aviation SRL.
  31. Updated entries for Lyon Aviation, Sirius-Aero Ltd, Air Bohemia, Royal Jet, Galaxy Airways and TCC Air Services.
  32. Updated entries for North Flying AS, Arcus Air, 2Excel Aviation, Jetnetherlands, Sovereign Businsess Jets, Skyline Aviation, Imperial jet Europe and Silver Cloud
  33. Entries updated for North Flying AS and Head Start Aviation.
  34. Updated entries for Hahn Air Lines, Bluelink Jets, Cobalt, Jet Exchange, Journey Aviation and Blink Ltd
  35. Updated the entries for Fiba Air Hava Tasimacilik and Skyfirst.
  36. Updated the entries for Firefly Entertainment and Elilombarda.
  37. Updated entries for Speedfly, SAS Astonjet, Air CM Global, MNG Jet Havacilik, and Fiba Air Hava Tasimacilik
  38. Amended entries for Air CM Global Ltd, Eisele Flugdienst, Oman Air, MNG Jet Havacilik, Genel Havacilik and Fiba Air Hava Tasimacilik
  39. Updated entries to Speedwings, Spree Flug, Zenith Aviation, SAS Astonjet, ACP Jet Charters, Prime Service italia, Hahn Airlines and IX Air.
  40. Updated the entries for Laudamotion, Hahn Airlines and AirGo Private Airlines.
  41. Updated the entries for Delta Private Jets, AirGo Private Airline, Newcastle Aviation, Flairjet, Hahn Airlines and Naljets.
  42. Updated entries for Arcus Air and Swiss Jet Ltd.
  43. Amendments made to entries for Swiss Jet Ltd and Bairline.
  44. Amendments made to entries for Firefly Entertainment, Zenith Aviation, Catreus, Oceanskies Aero Ltd, Valljet, Empire Aviation and Mistral Aviation.
  45. Updated the airline entries for ABC Bedarfsflug, Monza, Valair, Bly Halkin, Privatair, Das Private Jets, TJS (Malta) Ltd, Monacair, European Flight Service, Alpine Flightservice and ABS Jets.
  46. Made changes to the entries for: Qatar Executive, TJS(Malta)Ltd, 2Excel Aviation and Monacair.
  47. Entries for Air Hamburg, Executive Jet Management, Catreus, Qatar Executive, Hahn Air Lines, CCF Manager Airline and Air Alsie updated.
  48. Amended entries for CTR Flight Services, Hahn Airlines, Globeair and Sylt Air.
  49. Amended the airline list entries for CTR Flight Services, AirGo Private Airline, Éclair Aviation and Hahn Airlines.
  50. Amended the airline list entries for Jetkey Aviation, Execujet Europe AG, Nomad Aviation AG, American Airlines, Top Jets, Jet Aviation Flight Services, S & K Bermuda Ltd, Global Jet, Acass Canada & Acass Europe.
  51. Amended the airline list entries for Artjet, Acass, Fly Vectra, Catreus and Air Hamburg.
  52. Amended the airline list entries for Air Hamburg, Volare Aviation, Nomad Aviation and Vistajet.
  53. Amended the airline list entries for Star Wings, Friedkin Aviation, Jetcapital, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, United Airlines and Executive Jet Charter.
  54. Added Seasky, Acass Canada Ltd and Acass Europe Srl and updated entries for Airgo Private airline and Sovereign Business Jets to the approved airline list.
  55. Amended entries for WaltAir, Airstream, Aliparma SRL, Air France-KLM, Executive Jet Management and Eurofly Service.
  56. Added Servicios Aereos to the list of approved air carriers.
  57. Updated the chartered airline routes for Star Wings and Private Jet Company.
  58. Updated the charter airline Star Wings and the Santander to Portsmouth ferry route.
  59. Renamed Advanced Air Management to Zettajet (charter airline) and amended the Le Havre to Portsmouth ferry route companies.
  60. Updated the chartered airline routes for AFS Flight Service, Air Hamburg and Jet Aviation Flight Services.
  61. Added Air Pannonia and Friedkin Aviation to the list of approved charter airlines.
  62. Updated the list of airlines and airports you can use.
  63. Updated the airlines/airports list.
  64. Updated the airlines and airports list.
  65. Updated entries for the air routes.
  66. Updated the charter airline details for: Westair Aviation, Executive Jet Management, Flying Group, Jetfly Aviation, London Executive Aviation, Naljets - charter, Volare Aviation, Westair Aviation
  67. Made changes to the airlines and airports document.
  68. Updated the charter airline details for: Infinity aviation, Trans-Exec Air Service (previously Trans-Exec Private Jets), Arcus Air, Colin Ferns and Exxaero International BV.
  69. Amended entries for airlines Time Air and Executive Jet Management.
  70. Updated the charter airline entries for Time air and vistajet.
  71. Updated the approved air routes and charter air routes documents.
  72. Updated the air charter routes and approved air routes.
  73. Pet travel: charter routes by air (other air routes) updated.
  74. Updated the charter air routes and approved air routes lists.
  75. Charter routes by air updated.
  76. Updated charter routes by air (other air routes) and approved air routes.
  77. Updated the document: charter routes by air (other air routes).
  78. Pet travel: charter routes by air (other air routes) document updated.
  79. Updated the pets travel charter routes by air document
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  81. Updated the approved air routes document.
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