Travelling with pets

If you are travelling with pets from the airport “Kharkiv”, you need to read carefully special rules for transportation by airplane.

When booking a ticket, passenger needs to get permission to transport a pet from the operating airline. Some airline companies allow transporting pets only in cabin, which imposes restrictions on their weight and size.

In case airline company allows transportation of large pets, they are transported in heated hermetic baggage sections of an airplane.

Each pet needs to have a necessary set of documents in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine as well as the legislation of the country of entry. Upon departing from Ukraine, passenger has to go through red corridor and fill in customs declaration form for a pet.

Free hand luggage and baggage allowance does not apply to pet transportation, it means that after receiving approval for pet transportation from an airline company, passenger needs to pay special fee for transportation. An exception applies to working and guide dogs, which accompany persons with health restraints. In this case, pets shall be transported in an airplane cabin regardless of their size for free.

To read rules for pet transportation, choose an airline company below

Atlasglobal

Azur Air

Belavia

Bravo Airways

Dart

LOT

МАУ

Pegasus Airlines

UM Air

You can find additional information on the website of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection, as well as you can get advice at the border inspection station of veterinary medicine “Airport-Kharkiv” at +38 057 775 55 30, or at pipaeroport@ukr.net.

When booking a ticket, passenger needs to get permission to transport a pet from the operating airline

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