The Adventures of Django and Arya

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)

The Scandinavian Airlines pet policy for 2023 includes various options for flying with dogs or cats in the cabin and cargo hold. Details of the Scandinavian Airlines pet travel policy for international and transatlantic flights with your cat or dog are included. When flying with your pet in either the cabin or cargo hold with Scandinavian Airlines, your cat or dog must be able to move around within their carrier, and they have to travel with an adult passenger. The price for flying your pet in an Scandinavian Airlines cabin or hold varies, and certain dog breeds are not permitted to travel either in the cabin or cargo hold. Assistance & Service Dogs fly free of charge in the Scandinavian Airlines cabin, but Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) aren’t recognised. You can also check out reviews for Scandinavian Airlines by fellow pet travellers, or leave a review if you’ve flown your cat or dog with SAS! Read on for full details of the Scandinavian Airlines pet policy 2023.

Unless you’re travelling domestically in Sweden, Norway or Denmark, you must complete a Scandinavian Airlines pet travel form before your flight.

Submit your review
1
2
3
4
5
Submit
     
Cancel

Create your own review

Scandinavian Airlines
Average rating:  
 0 reviews

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Dogs & Cats in the Cabin of the Plane
Dogs & Cats flying as Checked In Baggage
Pets flying in Cargo Hold
Assistance Dogs in Cabin
Psychiatric Service Dogs in Cabin
Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) in Cabin
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Pet Policy 2023

Does Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) allow pets in the cabin?

Small cats and dogs in their travel bags are accepted in the cabin of Scandinavian Airlines flights, up to a combined weight of 8kg. You can take one carrier as carry-on baggage, containing up to two cats or dogs, provided that they don’t exceed 8kg. Your pet(s) must be able to stand up, rotate and lie down in their travel carrier, and your chosen pet carrier must meet the specifications of Scandinavian Airlines. You should book your pet on your flight, no later than 24 hours after making your own reservation.

Only cats and dogs are permitted to fly in the cabin of Scandinavian Airlines Flights, all other animals must travel as checked baggage or cargo.

On the flight, the travel container will be stowed underneath the seat in front of you and you can’t remove your cat(s) or dog(s) during the flight for safety reasons.

Scandinavian Airlines Pet in Cabin Price

The costs of flying small cats and dogs in the cabin, one way, with Scandinavian Airlines are

  • Domestic Flights 420 DKK/550 NOK/550 SEK/55 EUR/60 USD
  • Europe & Scandinavia 550 DKK/750 NOK/750 SEK/75 EUR/80 USD
  • Asia & the USA 740 DKK/990 NOK/990 SEK/99 EUR/105 USD

Does Scandinavian Airlines allow pets in the hold?

SAS also accepts animals travelling in the hold of the plane, provided that your pet travels in an IATA approved crate. Two adult animals of comparable size, and weighing up to 14kg each, may travel in the same travel container. Animals weighing over 14kg must travel in separate crates.

Large animals, or pets travelling to certain countries, will have to travel with SAS Cargo.

Scandinavian Airlines pet in hold price

  • Domestic Flights 680 DKK/950 NOK/950 SEK/90 EUR/100 USD
  • Europe & Scandinavia 1250DKK/1740NOK/1740SEK/169 EUR/195 USD
  • Asia & the USA 2021 DKK/2800 NOK/2800 SEK/270 EUR/310 USD

Scandinavian Airlines Assistance & Service Dogs and Emotional Support Animals (ESAs)

Scandinavian Airlines welcomes certified, professionally trained Assistance & Service Dogs to fly free of charge in the cabin. If you plan on travelling with your Assistance or Service Dog, try to notify Scandinavian Airlines s at least 48 hours prior to departure. The required documentation and behaviour of the dog will be assessed at the airport to ensure safety requirements are met before approving them for travel.

Psychiatric Service Dogs are accepted for free travel in the Scandinavian Airlines cabin, but Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) are not recognised. Therefore ESAs must travel under the standard SAS pet policy.

The Assistance or Service Dog must be trained by a certified national or international establishment, and your dog must carry the badge that classifies them in a visible way. When necessary, you must present your dog’s documentation to airline and airport staff.

Always ensure your pet has adequate protection against vector-borne diseases in a foreign country, and remember to leave a review if you fly your pet with Azores Airlines!

Flying with Pets

Comprehensive guides to flying with cats and dogs in the cabin, and in the hold as checked baggage or cargo.

Pet Friendly Ferries

Prefer sailing the seas to soaring the skies? Then check out our selection of global pet friendly ferries.

Pet Friendly Trains

Read about rail routes and pet policies for worldwide train networks.

Pet Travel Schemes

Do you need a Pet Passport, Animal Health Certificate or Import Permit for your next trip? Discover the documentations and preparations required under each country’s pet travel scheme.

Protecting Cats & Dogs

Remember to keep your pet safe from vector-borne diseases when you travel to a foreign destination.

Pet Cargo & Couriers

Discover airline cargo companies, and pet couriers to transport your cat, dog, ferret, rabbit or bird by road.

Pet Friendly Destinations

Check out our directory of worldwide pet friendly destinations

Pet Friendly Hotels

Once you decide where you're heading for your next trip, find the paw-fect pet friendly accommodation, reviewed by other cat and dog owners..

Dog Friendly Beaches & Parks

Locate the best dog friendly beaches and parks to visit with your four-legged friend.

Add a Pet Friendly Place to our Global Directory

Add your favourite pet friendly destination, hotel, transport, beach or park to let other cat & dog owners hear all about it!

Recent Posts

Quarantine for Cats & Dogs

Pet quarantine used to be commonplace when travelling with cats and dogs. But, following the introduction of the European Union (EU) Pet Travel Scheme (PETS)

Read More »