Eurowings flying with pets

How are pets allowed to travel on Eurowings flights?

Pets may travel on Eurowings and Eurowings Discover flights only in the passenger cabin. No pet will be transported in the baggage hold. Pets are also allowed on Eurowings flights booked through a partner airline or travel agency.

Are there any restrictions for pets on Eurowings flights?

Only cats and dogs may be transported on Eurowings and Eurowings Discover flights. For safety reasons, Eurowings will not accept category 1 restricted breeds, such as bull terriers, mastiffs, etc. Due to national regulations, pets will not be accepted on flights from and to the UK and Ireland. Also, cats and dogs younger than 3 months will not be accepted on flights to Israel. In addition, size and weight restrictions for the pet container will apply.

Pets in the Passenger Cabin

You can register your pet on Eurowings flights during the online booking process. You can also add your pet to your booking afterward, online, through the call center, via a partner airline or travel agency. You must have all the health and vaccination certificates, as well as import permits and any other documents required by the countries to/through which you are traveling.

Eurowings only accepts one pet per bag and per person. The pet must weigh no more than 8 kg, including the transport bag. The transport bag may be no larger than 55 x 40 x 23 cm in size. Also, this bag must be closed, bite-proof and watertight, allowing the air to circulate (hard-shell containers are not accepted). In the bag, the pet must be able to move naturally (to stand upright, turn around, and lie down). Eurowings may refuse to transport the animal if the bag does not meet these requirements.


The pet and transport bag will not count as free baggage. The fee will be charged separately for individual flight segments if you have booked a one-stop connection.

A fee starting from €55, depending on the route, must be paid when traveling with a pet on Eurowings flights.

For pets transported on Eurowings Discover flights, the following fee payable at the airport applies:

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Zone 2 – Europe, Morocco.
Zone 3 – Egypt.
Zone 4 – Barbados, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Cuba.
Zone 5 – Canada (East), USA (East), Kenya, Tanzania.
Zone 6 – Canada (West), USA (West), Mexico, Panama, Mauritius, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance/Service Dogs (hearing dogs, seeing-eye dogs, service dogs trained to assist passengers with autism or epilepsy, and rescue dogs) may accompany passengers with disabilities on board. Assistance/Service Dogs (SVAN) are accepted free of charge on Eurowings and Eurowings Discover flights. Special regulations on the entry and exit of Assistance/Service Dogs apply to the UK and Ireland.

It is recommended to contact Eurowings or Eurowings Discover up to 72 hours before departure to register your Assistance/Service Dog. Passengers traveling with an Assistance/Service Dogs must check in at least 2 hours before departure.

Emotional support dogs (ESAN) are no longer accepted in the cabin free of charge. To travel with an emotional support dog, it is necessary to meet the requirements for the transportation of pets in the passenger cabin.

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