A dog owner from Mumbai booked a whole business class cabin of an Air India flight for his puppy to journey in luxury. The Maltese Snowy fluffy canine boarded the Air India flight AI-671 from Mumbai at 9 AM on Wednesday morning.
The proprietor of the dog might have spent extra than Rs 2.5 lakh for the two-hour-lengthy flight from Mumbai to Chennai. The fare for a business class seat on Air India Mumbai-Chennai flight is around Rs 20,000.
“The J-class cabin on Air India A320 aircraft has 12 seats, so the cute pup flew in luxury,” the source told TOI.
Reliance on certain mandatory certificates for travelling of animals
Air India’s in-flight policy rules lets in animals on flight and small pets along with dogs, cats and birds are allowed on flight relying upon the provision of fitness and rabies vaccination certificate. A passenger can journey with pets and primarily based totally at the animal’s frame size, they may be withinside the cabin or withinside the shipment hold. In case of commercial enterprise class, pets are seated withinside the final row of the cabin.
Pet owners and Covid 19 restrictions
In many cases, ’emotional support’ animals are allowed through numerous airways to journey with the owners. A girl as soon as shared photos of her mom wearing her pet Kangaroo on a flight. A record through the Sun UK additionally stated of a turkey named Easter boarding a flight alongside her proprietor Jodie Smalley.
Last year in the midst of the pandemic, numerous proprietors were separated from their pets after strict flying restrictions because of COVID-19. A record withinside the Mumbai Mirror stated an entrepreneur and cyber protection researcher named Deepika Singh took up the initiative to fly six pets to their proprietors from Delhi to Mumbai after the flights resumed.