When flying on Delta, we welcome service and support animals in the aircraft cabin. When traveling with a service or support animal, we’re here to work with you to make sure your travel day runs smoothly.
To travel with an emotional support or psychiatric service animal, passengers must upload the required documentation at least 48 hours before a flight. For questions, call 404-209-3434.
On Delta flights, service and support animals are expected to be seated in the floor space below a passenger’s seat or seated in a passenger’s lap. Service and support animals and their associated items travel for free. The size of the animal must not exceed the “footprint” of the passenger’s seat.
- Items include a kennel, blanket, food or similar item
- Passengers traveling with emotional support or psychiatric service animals must complete and submit the required paperwork at least 48 hours before a flight
For the safety and health of everyone, we require documentation customers traveling with an emotional support animals in an aircraft cabin. Each customer will be limited to one emotional support animal and may not bring emotional support animals on flights 8 hours or longer in duration. Additionally, we do not accept pit bull type dogs as service or support animals.
- Inappropriate Service or Support Animal Behavior
We know that service and support animals are highly-trained working animals. We will only refuse transportation of the animal if it engages in disruptive or aggressive behavior such as
-Growling -Biting -Excessive Jumping -Relieving themselves anywhere -Eating seatbacks and tray tables