Planning for travel with your pet

  • Animal types: Domestic dogs, cats and birds only
  • Importance note: Some dog breeds are susceptible to changes in temperature, humidity, light, pressure, and sound when they travelling by air. Vietnam Airlines no longer accept dog/cat breeds as listed on any of our flights 
  • Weight Limits : Combined weight of animal and kennel is under 32 kg. Pet should be transported by freighter if the total weight of animal and kennel is over 32kg.
  • Health requirements:
  • Pets must be in good health, free of diseases communicable to humans and has been properly vaccinated
  • Pets should not have offensive smell, should not have an offensive odor and should not predisposed to cause harm to other animals, people or luggage
    Pregnant pets will not be accepted.
  • Qualified kennel:
    1. The kennel must have enough space for your pet to stand up, lie down and turn around.
    2. The kennel must be constructed of fiberglass, metal, rigid plastics, weld metal mesh, solid wood or plywood
    3. The kennel sides must be solid. One kennel side must be openable and must be locked carefully.
    4. The interior of the container must be smooth with no sharp edges or protuberances in which the animals can injure themselves.
    5. The floor of the kennel must be solid and leak-proof.
    6. Any wheels must be removed prior to the flight.
    7. The kennel must have proper ventilation.
    8. Only one animal per kennel. Exception: two birds with similar size and weight may be shipped in one container. Bird container should be covered by muslin curtain.

Weight limit < = 32kg