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Aurigny to make it easier for pets to fly

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AURIGNY has begun promoting easier pet travel on its flights to Southampton and Jersey.

Aurigny staff member Steff Robilliard with her dog Peppa. Aurigny is starting to allow pets in the hold on certain flights to Jersey and Southampton from next year.

‘Aurigny appreciates that many people wish to take their dogs on holiday to the UK or Jersey,’ said a spokesman.

‘In addition many islanders buy dogs and cats off-island, which, until now may have meant a lengthy journey on the boat.’

The system is currently limited to cats and dogs and only one pet is permitted per flight.

The animals will travel in a cage in the front hold.

‘The services to Southampton and Jersey are amongst Aurigny’s shortest flights so pets should experience a low stress brief journey,’ the spokesman said.

‘If you wish to book your cat or dog on one of the flights this can be done online for flights after 29 March 2020.’

Registered Assistance dogs are also able to travel

Blue Islands accepts guide and hearing dogs free of charge on its flights.

Carriage of other animals, including domestic pets insects, reptiles, or any other form of livestock is forbidden.

Flybe allows domestic pets to travel in its holds.

Juliet Pouteaux

By Juliet Pouteaux
News reporter

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