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Carriage pets

When you travel with LOT, you can travel with a pet such as a dog, cat or ferret as hand or checked baggage, once the following conditions have been met:

  • The animal to be carried must have an inoculations record and an up-to-date certificate from a vet confirming compliance with the regulations of the country of departure, the destination country and any transit airports.


We would advice you to familiarise yourself with the European Union regulations covering travelling with animals.

  • Animals must be transported in a carrier appropriate to their weight and size*

  • Animals being transported in the cabin may not weigh more than 8 kg together with the carrier

Acceptable container dimensions:

  • The B767: 55 / 40 / 20 cm *
  • The B787: 55 / 40 / 20 cm *
  • The B737: 55 / 40 / 20 cm *
  • The ATR: 45 / 30 / 20 cm *
  • The DH4: 45 / 30 / 20 cm *
  • The E70, E75, E95: 45 / 30 / 20 cm *

* length / height / width

  • Information regarding the accepted dimensions for animal carriers intended for transport in the baggage hold is available from LOT Polish Airlines reservations and sales offices, or from our agents

  • The carrier must be spacious enough to allow the animal to stand, turn around and lie down in a natural position

  • If you intend to transport an animal, you must inform us of the fact no later than 48 hours before departure or while purchasing your ticket. The service carries a fee and payment can be made at either LOT Polish Airlines reservations and sales offices or to our agents

  • The number of animals which can be transported simultaneously on one plane is limited.

  • The transport of other animals as hold cargo can be arranged with LOT CARGO +48 22 606 7777


Guide dogs and other service dogs

Guide dogs (seeing-eye/ hearing, assisting dogs) and emotional support dogs are accepted free of charge in the passenger cabin when accompanying a passenger with a disability. Weight and size limitation do not apply and the animal need not to be caged. The dog should be on a leash, but not wear a muzzle. However, the person traveling with the guide dog or emotional support dog should have a muzzle with oneself.

Fees for transportation of animals (PETC- pet in cabin, AVIH - animal in hold)

Note Gross weight given (animal with a bag or a container)

PETC up to 8kg 50 PLN 50 EUR 70 EUR
medium up to 15kg 90PLN 100 EUR 150 EUR
large over 15 kg 170 PLN 200 EUR 300 EUR


Passengers travelling with a pet in the cabin (PETC) cannot be allocated in the first row of the service class.

Detailed information regarding conditions of carriage and fees is available from LOT Polish Airlines reservations and sales offices.

Possibility of importing accompanying animals from third countries for non-commercial purposes

Import of animals from third countries for commercial purposes