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Aegean Airways

Aegean Airways have earned an exceptional reputation for offering outstanding short and medium-haul service. They currently serve some 34 airports in 18 countries across Europe, North Africa, and Israel. In 2012, they received a prestigious Skytrax award for being the "Best Regional Airline in Europe". They are also a proud member of the Star Alliance family of airlines.

Aegean Airways offers options for transporting pets in the cabin of the aircraft, in the cargo hold, or as cargo freight if animals are travelling unaccompanied. They ask anyone travelling with pets to contact their Customer Relations department prior to travel.

CARRIER SIZE Maximum dimensions:
  • Length: 55 cm (22 in)
  • Width: 40 cm (16 in)
  • Height: 23 cm (9 in)
Aegean lists 6 sizes of IATA approved carriers.
CARRIER WEIGHT Maximum weight - 8 kg (17 lbs) Pet and carrier Any pet and carrier that exceeds 8kg (17 lbs). Carrier will vary according to size and weight of pet and carrier.
(rates per direction)
Small carrier (up to 8 kg/17 lbs)
Domestic flights: €20
International flights: €40
Medium carrier (up to 25 kg/55 lbs)
Domestic flights: €40
International flights: €80
Large carrier (over 25 kg/55 lbs)
Domestic flights: €80
International flights: €150


  • 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.
  • At this time, only Airbus 320 and 321 aircraft are equipped to carry animals in the cargo hold.
  • Pets may be accepted as cargo freight to the United Kingdom only if all necessary documentation is provided.
  • Pets are not allowed from/to Düsseldorf airport.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

If your pet will be travelling unaccompanied, please call Aegean Airlines Cargo Services to discuss the options available to you.

Codeshare flights

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

Contact Information

  • Aegean Customer Relations: +30 210 626 1941
  • Aegean Cargo Services: +30 210 354 3700
  • Aegean website: Click Here
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