Airplane pet incidents reports
PetFlight.com is a pet travel blog that provides a lot of information — the part I’m highlighting here is its monthly list of pet incidents on U.S. airlines. Also check out its summary reports of airline pet incidents.
I include this information not to make you sad or angry or panicked, but to let you know about the kinds of problems pets face when they are being transported in the cargo area of a plane. Reading a few of these reports made me a lot more aware of how carriers and crates are constructed and prepared for travel (handling issues are beyond the scope of this blog).