In order to ensure the comfort and safety of carried animals, LOT Polish Airlines apply the standards of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Acceptable container dimensions:
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 lead , but not wear a muzzle. However the person traveling with the guide dog or emotional support dog should have a muzzle with oneself.
For flights to/from USA, there is also the option of transporting an ESAN dog (emotional support animal) in the aircraft cabin free of charge. For this type of service doctor’s confirmation is required.
Please note gross weight given (animal with a bag or a conteiner).
|Category||Size||Domestic flights||Europe/Middle East||USA/Canada/China|
|up to 8 kg||50 PLN
|Medium and small pet
|up to 15 kg||90 PLN
| 400 PLN
|Large pet||over 15 kg||170 PLN
at the airport
via Call Center
|70 PLN||48 PLN|
|65 PLN||40 PLN|
|Domestic flights||45 PLN||30 PLN|
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.
In case of travel to United Kingdom you can transport your animal only as a cargo, animals on board are forbidden. To receive more information please contact our Call Center or directly with Cargo department.
PLEASE NOTE! 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.
The carriage of animals as cargo in the aircraft hold is subject to the same requirements relating to the container as in the case of animals carried in the baggage hold of the aircraft.
LOT Polish Airlines impose only fees for the air carriage of an animal in the baggage hold (carriage fee) and do not provide forwarding services as such. The carriage of an animal in the baggage hold is available as a service only directly in the Cargo Office and the Post Office. Fees imposed by LOT Polish Airlines include the fee for the issue of a waybill and the carriage fee.
Irrespective of fees imposed by LOT Polish Airlines, the forwarder and the recipient are obliged to pay additional fees relating to terminal, veterinary, customs and other services that are imposed by entities not related to LOT Polish Airlines.
LOT Polish Airlines will make an effort to notify the sender about additional due fees that are not related directly to the carriage of an animal at the time of purchase of cargo carriage service for animals.