If you plan on flying with your dog this summer, please note that, due to potentially high temperatures on the ground at some airports, Air Canada and Air Canada Express flights operated by Jazz are not able to transport pets as checked baggage from June 20 to September 10, 2012.
However, Air Canada Cargo is specially equipped for the transportation of animals during the summer months and will accept pets during this period with the exception of select cities. Importantly, at any time when the temperature is over 29.5 °C, Air Canada Cargo may not be able to accommodate animals. For further assistance, please call 1 (866) 615-1155 or contact your local Air Canada Cargo office.
WestJet accepts pets as checked baggage during the summer, with the exception of select locations from May 1 to October 1. WestJet Cargo planes are temperature controlled and can transport pets during the warmer months on domestic flights only. For more information, please call WestJet at 1 (800) 581-9499 or WestJet Cargo at 1 (866) 952-2746 (1-866-WJCARGO).
As a reminder, we encourage all CKC members to review the requirements for shipping dogs within Canada and to the U.S. in advance of any shipment.