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Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM)

Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM) is the national airline of Mozambique. They currently command an impressive network of flights with destinations in Africa, North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and select cities in Asia.

LAM offers the option of transporting pets in the cabin of the aircraft or in the cargo hold, depending on the size and weight of the pet and the carrier. Potential candidates for in-cabin travel include small dogs, cats, and birds. Other animals may qualify for travel either as checked baggage or as manifest cargo.

Excess baggage fees apply for both in-cabin and checked baggage travel options. Rates may be subject to either a weight concept (charged per kilogram) or a piece concept (flat rate per piece) depending on where you are travelling to and where you are travelling from.

IN-CABIN CHECKED BAGGAGE
CARRIER SIZE Maximum dimensions:
  • Length: 50 cm (20in)
  • Width: 40 cm (15 in)
  • Height: 25 cm (10 in )

Total dimensions (length + width + height)
should not exceed 115 cm (45 in)

Maximum dimensions:
  • Length: 130 cm (51 in)
  • Width: 68 cm (26 in)
  • Height: 60 cm (23 in)
CARRIER WEIGHT
(pet and carrier)
5kg (11 lbs) Please contact a Customer Service agent.
CHARGES / FEES Excess baggage fees will be charged, taking into account the total weight of the carrier and the pet. Excess baggage fees will be charged, taking into account the total weight of the carrier and the pet.

Restrictions

  • Travelers are reminded that every country has different rules and regulations governing the acceptance and transportation of animals. It is strongly recommended that you contact the consulate, embassy, or government authority for any country (or countries) you will be visiting to ensure that you have met all entrance requirements.
  • Space for pets is limited. Please call before you travel to confirm a space on the flight for your pet. The maximum number of pets accepted per flight is three.
  • LAM advises all passengers travelling with pets that they must be able to produce all necessary documentation (including certificates of health and/or vaccination) upon request.
  • Any animal weighing over 75 kg (165 lbs) must be transported as manifest cargo.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

LAM Cargo has options for animals travelling unaccompanied. They accept a variety of animal species and operate in accordance with all IATA regulations.

Codeshare flights

Pets may not be accepted on flights operated by codeshare partners. It is strongly recommended that you contact any codeshare partners, or any other airlines you may be travelling with, to familiarize yourself with their individual policies regarding pet travel.

Contact Information

  • LAM Customer Contact (United Kingdom): + (44) 203-598-8037
  • LAM website: Click Here
 
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