Tag: service animals

Southwest Airlines Announces Revised Policies For Emotional Support And Trained Service Animals

Southwest Airlines Announces Revised Policies For Emotional Support And Trained Service Animals

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced that, consistent with new regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the carrier is making changes to its policies regarding trained service animals and emotional support animals. Effective March 1, 2021, the airline will accept only trained...

American Airlines Announces Changes to Policies for Travel with Emotional Support Animals, Service Animals

American Airlines today announced forthcoming changes to its policies and procedures for travel with emotional support animals and service animals, aligning with regulations recently issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The new policies and procedures are intended to support custom...

PVA statement on proposed ban of air travelers with service animals

Paralyzed Veterans of America Associate Executive Director of Government Relations Heather Ansley issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Transportation seeking public comment on proposed amendments to its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on transporting service ani...

Airlines for America Applauds the DOT’s Proposed Rule on Service Animals

Airlines for America (A4A), applauds the Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposed rule regarding emotional support animals (ESAs). Airlines are committed to promoting accessibility for passengers with disabilities and ensuring their safe and successful travel. The DOT's decision to limit its ...

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