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SunExpress

SunExpress is a subsidiary company of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa which flies mainly within Turkey, as well as several regularly scheduled routes between Turkey and Germany. As of the summer of 2012 they also added regular service to Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Norway.

SunExpress will accept pets for both in-cabin transportation and as checked baggage travelling in the cargo hold of the aircraft, provided all requirements for travel are met.

IN-CABIN CHECKED BAGGAGE
CARRIER SIZE Maximum dimensions
  • Length: 55 cm (22 in)
  • Width: 40 cm (16 in)
  • Height: 20 cm (8 in)
Any carrier that exceeds the maximum in-cabin carrier size and/or weight will be transported in the cargo hold.
CARRIER WEIGHT 6 kg (13 lbs)*
*carrier and pet
Any carrier that exceeds the maximum carrier size and/or weight will be transported in the cargo hold.
CHARGES / FEES* One-way - €20
Return - €40
One-way - €75
Return - €150

Restrictions

  • Some breeds of dogs (considered "fighting dogs") may not be accepted on SunExpress flights. For a full list of breeds please consult their website or speak with a service agent.
  • Travelers are reminded that every country has different rules and regulations governing the acceptance 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.
  • Animals are not accepted on flights to/from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, and Sweden.
  • EU pet passports or recognized international certification is required for pets to be accepted aboard any flight.
  • Space for pet travel is limited. Please call beforehand to ensure that your animal friend will be able to travel with you. Sun Express recommends contacting their Call Center as soon as possible, no later than 3 working days before departure.

If you are unable to travel with your pet

SunExpress does not currently list any options for pets travelling unaccompanied. If you are unable to travel with your animal companion, you should consult a SunExpress representative to determine what options may be available to you. You may need to make arrangements with another airline.

Codeshare flights

Pets may not be accepted on 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

  • SunExpress Call Center (Germany): +49 (0) 1805 95 95 90
  • SunExpress Call Center (Turkey): 444-0-797
  • SunExpress Service Center (email): travelcenter@sunexpress.com
  • SunExpress website: Click Here
 
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