Live Animal & Pets

Live Animal & Pets

The acceptance of live animal consignments is subject to the conditions as described in the IATA's Live Animals Regulations and to TG's Regulations which are closely related to the type of animals, type of aircraft, temperature at origin, en-route and destination, and availability of animal attendant. The conditions applicable to acceptance of live animals are as follows:

a.    Health and condition of animals: Animals in a consignment must not show any sign of illness. They must be well fed and watered. The carriage of animals in an advanced state of pregnancy is generally prohibited.

b.    Packing: Packing must be clean, leak-proof and escape-proof to allow safe handling during carriage. A special "Live Animals" label shall be affixed with the handling instructions completed.

c.     Food and additional articles: Additional articles such as food accompanying the shipment must be included in the chargeable weight and if being shipped as separate pieces, marked as forming part of the shipment.

d.    Reservations: Confirmation must have been received of reserved space on flights and possible connecting flight(s) of other airlines up to the airport of destination.

(For more details and conditions, please contact our cargo sales office in your respective country.)

e.    Consolidation: Live animals may not be consolidated with other goods but a consolidated shipment may be wholly composed of live animals.

f.     Documents: Health documents and Shipper's Certification for Live Animals are generally required for every shipment of live animals.

A live animal shipment at a lower standard than those described in the IATA Live Animals Regulations is not acceptable.

For more details and enquiries, please contact our cargo sales office in your respective country.