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One of the most common questions I get regarding our dog carriers is are they airline approved?
Normally all I can answer is, it depends. While there are some features that can make a carrier airline approved such as a certain size, hard bottom, ventilation, etc. It truly all depends on what airline you are flying.
Depending on the airline, some won't even allow dogs in the cabin, some require a certain length, a certain height, etc.
What I always suggest to make sure the one you want is an airline approved dog carrier is to first find out what airline you are flying and then second, take a look at their carrier requirements and then compare that to the features of the carrier.
Some of the more popular dog carriers that are known to work on airlines are
Kwigy Bo Carriers
Sherpa (has some that are guaranteed to work with certain airlines)
Pet Flys Carriers
These are just some examples, many more are airline approved, but it is best to check with your airline to make sure.
You can go to this list to find out restrictions on all the airlines.