Aeromexico Airlines Pet Policy

Aeromexico allows passengers to bring their pets with them in a comfortable and hassle-free way. Aeromexico lets you bring your pet with you when you travel. You can bring them to the cabin with you, check them as baggage, or send them as cargo.

This post explains all the rules and guidelines for traveling with pets on Aeromexico flights. In addition, you will learn about the documents required to make your pet eligible for travel, the cost of the airline’s pet fee, and other important information.

About Aeromexico Airlines Pet Policy

Aeromexico allows cats and dogs to travel with you, but they must be in a special carrier and placed under the seat in front of you. You are responsible for taking care of your pet during the entire flight.

Before you plan a trip with your pet, it’s important to check all the rules, requirements, paperwork, and types of carriers that are allowed.

Rules for Allowing Pets Into the Cabin

To participate in the Aeromexico pet-in-cabin program, you need to meet these requirements:

  • You can only bring cats and dogs inside the cabin.
  • Your pet and the carrier or container it’s in cannot weigh more than 9 kg/20 lbs.
  • Pets need to be a minimum of 8 weeks old.
  • You can bring your pet with you in the cabin only on flights that are no longer than 6 hours.
  • We do not allow young or nursing animals.
  • Pets that are receiving medical treatment cannot come.

Aeromexico allows some animals to be checked in as pets, even if they cannot travel in the cabin, depending on available space. You can bring these animals on an Aeromexico flight as cargo pets, as long as you meet the requirements.

Some Restrictions Under Travel With Pets

Aeromexico has rules for bringing pets on their flights. Passengers must follow these rules, which include some restrictions.

If you want to bring a pet on an Aeromexico flight, there are rules you need to follow. Here they are:

  • The pet has to be in their carrier or container during the entire flight. A sticker is put on the inside of the cabin when you check-in.
  • If you have a pet with you and you take care of it while you’re in the lounge, you can go into the Salon Premier lounges. Just make sure your pet stays in its designated area.
  • The person who is traveling with the pet is responsible for paying for the pet’s flight. The owner and the animal have to travel together on the same trip by flying.
  • Each passenger is allowed to have only one pet.
  • You cannot feed or give water to your pet while on a flight.
  • Pets are not allowed to sit on seats, even if no one else is sitting there. Some airplanes assign passengers to sit in seats next to the aisle.
  • If you bring a pet with you on the plane, you will need to clean up any mess they make while onboard.
  • Passengers cannot use pillows and blankets.
  • You should not give oxygen to your pet during an emergency.
  • Put the pet carrier under the seat in front of you.
  • Aeromexico does not allow pets to travel in the cabin with a child who is traveling alone.
  • You can only bring your pet to the cabin if you are flying with Aeromexico.
  • If you have a connecting flight, you need to follow the pet check-in rules of the airline.

Pet Carrier Requirements

To bring your pet on an Aeromexico flight, you need to follow certain rules for the carrier you use.

  • The bottom of the container should be made of a material that can soak up liquids.
  • You need enough airflow.
  • Make sure there is enough space for your cat or dog to turn around and lay down comfortably.
  • You can only keep one pet in the container.
  • The pet carrier you use on Aeromexico must be no larger than 40x30x20 cm or 16x12x8 inches.

Pet Check-In Policy For Aeromexico

Aeromexico allows passengers to bring their pets on the plane as checked baggage. Remember, your pet has to travel on the same flight as you. You can only bring cats, dogs, and birds as checked luggage in the baggage hold area.

If you want to bring your pet on the plane with you, you should check the rules and requirements for doing so on Aeromexico’s website. This includes things like what kind of carrier you can use and what documents you need to bring.

Acceptance Conditions

These are the rules you need to follow when checking in your pet with Aeromexico.

  • You can only bring cats, dogs, and birds.
  • The animal needs to be at least 8 weeks old.
  • The heaviest a pet can be for checked luggage is 45 kg, which includes the cage or carrier.
  • If you are bringing an animal as your checked baggage, you need to finish the check-in process at least 3 hours before your scheduled departure time.
  • If you’re traveling with a pet as checked baggage, it doesn’t count toward your baggage allowance. The cost of bringing a pet to Aeromexico will depend on the current fee.
  • The airline will check if the pet carrier meets specific requirements during check-in. These things that affect the carrier are how big it is, how well it’s made, how it locks, and how much damage it has.
  • If the carrier doesn’t meet our requirements, it can’t be used to fly with your pet for safety reasons. If you can change your ticket, you will have to pay a fee.
  • To keep your pets safe during travel, it’s recommended to use a strong cage that meets international safety standards.

Features of a Pet Carrier when Used as Checked Luggage

If you want to bring your pet with you on a flight and have them travel in the cargo area, there are certain things you need to do first. These are the requirements you must meet.

  • The box needs a door that is strong and can be made of reinforced metal, thick wire mesh, or another sturdy material. The door has a secure lock to stop it from opening by accident.
  • There needs to be enough airflow. The holes in the container should be small enough to prevent your pet from getting hurt by sticking its nose, legs, or tail out.
  • The floor should not allow any urine or feces to leak outside.

Carrier Requirements as Check-in Luggage

You need to meet the checked pet carrier requirements of Aeromexico:

  • The bottom of the container should be made of a material that can soak up liquids.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow.
  • Make sure there is enough space for your cat or dog to turn around and lay down comfortably.
  • You can only keep one pet in the container.
  • The pet carrier for Aeromexico must be no larger than 100x90x80 cm or 40x36x32 inches.
  • You need to put a lock on the cage door and seal it both at the top and bottom. This is a safety measure to keep your pet from getting loose while it is being transported.
  • Remember that the size of the item should match the weight and size of your pet.
  • The Aeromexico pet shipping team needs to approve the cage or carrier. This is very important.

Check-in Policy for Birds

If you want to bring your bird on an Aeromexico flight, you must follow these rules according to their pet travel policy:

  • To export animals, you need to provide a document called a zoosanitary certificate (CZE).
  • To get the CITES certificate, you need to go to the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources. You don’t need the certificate if you’re traveling to or from the United States.
  • You need to move the birds in a container made of cardboard or plastic. The container should not have more than four birds in it.
  • You can only put up to 4 Fight Cocks in the cage if you want to transport them as checked bags.

Travel Restrictions

Aeromexico’s pet policy includes the following restrictions:

  • The animal must fly on the same trip as its owner.
  • Your pet can’t get out of its box during the whole trip or any of the stops.
  • On the day your pet is supposed to be picked up for travel, they will only be allowed one healthy meal.
  • Think about the weather conditions and/or forecasts near the places where you are starting, stopping, and ending your trip. If the temperature is between 30°C and 7°C, the flight won’t take your pet as checked luggage.
  • If the pets can’t make the flight, Aeromexico will reschedule them on the next open flight and charge a fee for the move.
  • The checked-in pet service is only available on planes that are run by Aeromexico.

Travel Restrictions for Pets That Are Not Permitted

If you have a dog or cat with a short snout, they cannot be checked in as luggage because they have trouble breathing and regulating their body temperature. According to the policy, certain pet breeds that have a short, wide head shape, such as –

Cats – Burmese, Himalayan, Persian, and Exotic Shorthair

Dogs – Under the Aeromexico dog policy, the following breeds are not permitted to travel. Affenpinscher, American Staffordshire Terrier, Boston Terrier, Brussels Griffon, Boxer (of all breeds), Bulldog (of all breeds), Bull Mastiff, Cane Corso, Cavalier King Charles, Chow-Chow, Mastiff / Mastin (all races).

Emotional Support Animal Policy

Aeromexico Airlines allows emotional support animals (ESAs) and service animals to travel with their owners in the cabin. You cannot bring both a service animal and an ESA if you are a passenger.

Aeromexico allows passengers to bring their support pets on board. People need to be taught how to do a specific job or help someone who has a disability.

  • Dogs that help people who are blind.
  • Pets that can communicate with deaf passengers using signals.
  • Pets are taught to sense when a seizure is about to happen.
  • Pets that help people with difficulty moving.

Guidelines for Emotional Support Animals (ESA)

Before reserving a reservation through Aeromexico’s emotional support animal program, the following requirements must be met:

  • Service animals must be dogs.
  • Guide dogs must wear an identification tag and a collar.
  • Whether these animals are accepted or not depends on their size.
  • You need to give the documents to the check-in desk at least two hours before your flight leaves.
  • According to Aeromexico’s policy for dogs, the animals must be at least eight weeks old.
  • Animals that provide service to people need to behave well in public and obey their owners’ commands.
  • During the flight, the pet should be seated on the floor in front of the owner’s seat.
  • This service does not have any extra charges.
  • You can fly for as many hours as you want.
  • To receive the service, passengers can fill out an application.

Restrictions Under Aeromexico ESA Policy

The following rules must be followed because they are part of Aeromexico’s ESA policy:

  • Pillows and blankets are only for the use of passengers.
  • Passengers who are going with help dogs can sit in any open seat except the one near the emergency exit.
  • Service animals that are medium or big can get a free reservation for a place next to the bulkhead.
  • Even if there are empty seats, the service animal is not allowed to sit on them.
  • There is no set weight limit on how much a service animal can weigh.
  • If the person sitting next to them is allergic to the animal, they may be given a different spot. If there are no other places available, the passenger with a pet will have to take a different flight without having to pay any extra fees or fines.
  • The service animal wouldn’t get any food on the plane. Also, people can’t feed service animals on the plane.

Documents Requirements

Aeromexico’s pet travel policy, as well as travel documentation, must be obtained. The documentation and regulations for dogs traveling in the cabin, luggage hold, or cargo remain the same.

  • Pets Transportation Within Mexico
  • Pets Transportation Outside Mexico
  • Pets Entering Mexico

Pets Transportation Within Mexico:

The dog or cat must be at least 8 weeks old to be admitted on an Aeromexico trip inside Mexico under the Travel with Pets program. You will need to get –

  • Vaccination record – A vaccine certificate revealing the current rabies vaccine, application date, length of protection, and product details are required.
  • 1 original and 1 copy of the health declaration, valid for 5 days from the date of issuance. A veterinarian-provided certificate printed on letterhead paper with the veterinarian’s professional ID number. The health statement must also include the following information: the animal’s breed, gender, age, and color.

Pets Transportation Outside Mexico:

Dogs and cats must be at least 8 weeks old to board a flight departing from Mexico. For dogs to be approved for travel, the following paperwork must be presented:

  • A record of the vaccines you have received.
  • Certificate for rabies vaccine.
  • Your pet needs to get the rabies vaccine at least 28 days before coming to the US.
  • You need to have a ‘Health Certificate’ that was issued at least 5 days before your planned departure.
  • Certificate for exporting animal health.

Pets Entering Mexico:

You need certain travel documents when bringing pets into Mexico.

  • Certificate of Good Health Vaccine Record. It must still be good at least 15 days before the planned flight.
  • Rabies vaccine certificate

Aeromexico Has Fees and Charges for Traveling With a Pet

The cost of pet service changes depending on whether you are traveling domestically or internationally. Passengers should pay a little extra when bringing a pet inside the cabin instead of checking it in as baggage. Here is an overview of the pet fee for Aeromexico.

Flights within Mexico [in USD] Flights outside Mexico [in USD]  
Fee for pets traveling in cabin 100 USD 258 USD
Fee for pets traveling under baggage hold 90 USD 168 USD
Fee for pets traveling for service or emotional support Free Free

This guide will provide you with all the necessary information about pets, including rules, fees, regulations, and more. The rules for traveling with pets on the airline have been updated recently. Now is a good time to review Aeromexico’s pet policy before booking a flight.


Can I Bring My Pet With Me in the Cabin on an Aeromexico Flight?

Aeromexico permits cats and dogs to travel with you in the cabin. You need to keep them in a carrier that is designed for travel and put it under the seat in front of you.

Are There Any Restrictions on the Types of Pets Allowed in the Cabin?

On Aeromexico flights, only dogs and cats are permitted as cabin pets. Depending on availability and criteria, other breeds of pets could be permitted as checked or cargo pets.

What Are the Requirements for Bringing a Pet in the Cabin?

Your pet cannot weigh more than 9 kg (20 lbs) with its carrier or container attached to participate in the Aeromexico pet-in-cabin program. The minimum age requirement for your pet is 8 weeks, and the flight shouldn’t be more than 6 hours.

What Are the Fees for Traveling With a Pet on Aeromexico?

For domestic flights inside Mexico, the fee is $100 USD; for international trips, the fee is $258 USD. The cost to check your pet as checked baggage is $90 USD for domestic flights and $168 USD for international flights. Travel with service and emotional support animals is free.

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