What is an assistance dog?
An assistance dog is a dog that has been trained to help people with physical disabilities to gain more personal independence. These include guide, hearing, service, emotional support, and psychiatric service dogs, and are permitted to fly with their owner in the aircraft cabin. Any other dogs not meeting this definition must be boarded as pets.
Please note that an assistance dog can only fly on a Cathay Pacific or Cathay Dragon flight if the dog has been accredited by either Assistance Dogs International, Link opens in a new window operated by external parties and may not conform to the same accessibility policies as Cathay Pacific or Assistance Dogs Europe, Link opens in a new window operated by external parties and may not conform to the same accessibility policies as Cathay Pacific.
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