travel with pets etihad

Travelling

with pets

Find everything you need to know about travelling with trained service animals, falcons, cats and dogs with Etihad Airways.

Please make sure that you have all the correct documentation for your service animal or pet before you travel.

Low Rabis to AUH with Dog

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Paris and I am looking for flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An import permit from the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
  • A valid UAE health certificate, stamped and signed by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling – it must include required parasite treatments in the past 14 days
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel, the dog must be at least 12 weeks old at the time of vaccination)
  • Canine distemper virus
  • Canine parvovirus
  • Infectious canine hepatitis
  • Leptospirosis (icterohaemorrhagiae and canicola)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment – Fipronil or Permethrin is recommended
  • Internal parasite treatment – Praziquantel is recommended

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit moccae.gov.ae for more. 

Low Rabis to AUH with Cat

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Paris and I am looking for flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An import permit from the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
  • A valid UAE health certificate, stamped and signed by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling – it must include required parasite treatments in the past 14 days
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel, the cat must be at least 12 weeks old at the time of vaccination)
  • Feline panleukopenia
  • Feline rhinotracheitis
  • Feline calicivirus

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment – Fipronil or Permethrin is recommended
  • Internal parasite treatment – Praziquantel is recommended

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit moccae.gov.ae for more.

High Rabis to AUH with Dog

I am travelling from Paris to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An import permit from the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
  • A valid UAE health certificate, stamped and signed by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling – it must include required parasite treatments in the past 14 days
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results which must be ≥ 0.5 IU – sample should not be collected until at least three weeks after vaccination
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel, the dog must be at least 12 weeks old at the time of vaccination)
    • Canine distemper virus
    • Canine parvovirus
    • Infectious canine hepatitis
    • Leptospirosis (icterohaemorrhagiae and canicola)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment – Fipronil or Permethrin is recommended
  • Internal parasite treatment – Praziquantel is recommended

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit moccae.gov.ae for more.

High Rabis to AUH with Cat

I am travelling from Paris to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An import permit from the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
  • A valid UAE health certificate, stamped and signed by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling – it must include required parasite treatments in the past 14 days
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results which must be ≥ 0.5 IU – sample should not be collected until at least three weeks after vaccination
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel, the cat must be at least 12 weeks old at the time of vaccination)
    • Feline panleukopenia
    • Feline rhinotracheitis
    • Feline calicivirus

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment – Fipronil or Permethrin is recommended
  • Internal parasite treatment – Praziquantel is recommended

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit moccae.gov.ae for more.

Low Rabis to EU with Dog

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit europa.eu for more.

Low Rabis to EU with Cat

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit europa.eu for more.

Low Rabis to Dublin with Cat

I am travelling from Frankfurt to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Required parasite treatments:

  • Tapeworm (one to five days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit gov.ie for more.

Low Rabis to Dublin with Dog

I am travelling from Frankfurt to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Required parasite treatments:

  • Tapeworm (one to five days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit gov.ie for more.

High Rabis to EU with Cat

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Munich and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results
  • Rabies titer test should be taken at least 30 days after the rabies vaccine and at least three months before arriving in the EU
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 30 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit europa.eu for more.

High Rabis to EU with Dog

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Munich and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results
  • Rabies titer test should be taken at least 30 days after the rabies vaccine and at least three months before arriving in the EU
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 30 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit europa.eu for more.

High Rabis to Dublin with Dog

I am travelling from Munich to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results
  • Rabies titer test should be taken at least 30 days after the rabies vaccine and at least three months before arriving in Dublin
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 30 days before travel)

Required parasite treatments:

  • Tapeworm (one to five days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit europa.eu for more.

High Rabis to Dublin with Cat

I am travelling from Munich to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An EU health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results
  • Rabies titer test should be taken at least 30 days after the rabies vaccine and at least three months before arriving in Dublin
  • All required vaccination certificates, including vaccine name and sticker, manufacturer, batch number and vaccination date

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 30 days before travel)

Required parasite treatments:

  • Tapeworm (one to five days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit europa.eu for more.

All destinations to Russia with Cat

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Rome and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A Russian health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Russia with Dog

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Rome and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A Russian health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Thailand with Cat

I am travelling from Rome to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Thailand with Dog

I am travelling from Rome to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (at least 21 days before travel)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Turkey with Dog

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to London and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A Turkish health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 48 hours before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Turkey with Cat

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to London and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A Turkish health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 48 hours before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Indonesia with Cat

I am travelling from London to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • Negative PCR test for your pet taken within 14 days of the flight
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Indonesia with Dog

I am travelling from London to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • Negative PCR test for your pet taken within 14 days of the flight
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to India with Cat

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Manchester and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A No Objection Certificate for your pet, issued by the Animal Quarantine Station in India
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued no sooner than 31 days before travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to India with Dog

I am travelling from Abu Dhabi to Manchester and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A No Objection Certificate for your pet, issued by the Animal Quarantine Station in India
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued no sooner than 31 days before travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Canada with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + train connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Canada with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to South Korea with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination, test is valid for two years only
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued no sooner than 30 days before travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to South Korea with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination, test is valid for two years only
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued no sooner than 30 days before travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Pakistan with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Pakistan with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to KSA with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to KSA with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Morocco with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 24 hours before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination (only required if your pet will be in Morocco for less than 12 months)
  • Rabies titer test must be carried out between three and 12 months before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and six months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Morocco with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 24 hours before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination (only required if your pet will be in Morocco for less than 12 months)
  • Rabies titer test must be carried out between three and 12 months before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and six months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Lebanon with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 24 hours before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination (only required if your pet will be in Morocco for less than 12 months)
  • Rabies titer test must be carried out between three and 12 months before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and six months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Lebanon with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 24 hours before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination (only required if your pet will be in Morocco for less than 12 months)
  • Rabies titer test must be carried out between three and 12 months before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 21 days and six months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Cairo with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 11 months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Cairo with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 11 months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Qatar with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • Rabies titer test must be carried out between three and 12 months before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued no sooner than 30 days before travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Qatar with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • Rabies titer test must be carried out between three and 12 months before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued no sooner than 30 days before travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Jordan with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Jordan with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Malaysia with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)
  • Internal parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Malaysia with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)
  • Internal parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Philippines with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)
  • Internal parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Philippines with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)
  • Internal parasite treatment (issued between two and seven days)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Israel with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 31 days and 12 months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Israel with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 31 days and 12 months of travelling)

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Japan with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within two days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – test should be administered between 180 days and two years before arrival)
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Two rabies vaccine (first vaccine to be issued after pet is 91 days old, second issued more than 30 days later)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Japan with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within two days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – test should be administered between 180 days and two years before arrival)
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Two rabies vaccine (first vaccine to be issued after pet is 91 days old, second issued more than 30 days later)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Oman with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results
  • Rabies titer test should be taken at least 30 days after the rabies vaccine and at least three months before arriving in Oman
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Oman with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within five days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results
  • Rabies titer test should be taken at least 30 days after the rabies vaccine and at least three months before arriving in Oman
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Bahrain with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Bahrain with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Kuwait with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination (only required if your pet is travelling from Lebanon)
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Kuwait with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination (only required if your pet is travelling from Lebanon)
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Singapore with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A Singapore health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within seven days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)
  • Cat flu (feline calicivirus and feline viral rhinotracheitis)
  • Cat enteritis (feline panleukopenia/ feline parvovirus)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Quarantine

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit nparks.gov.sg for more.

All destinations to Singapore with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An export permit
  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  •  A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • Original copy and documentation of your pet’s rabies titer test results – sample should not be collected until at least 30 days after vaccination
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)
  • Canine distemper
  • Canine hepatitis
  • Canine parvoviral infection

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Quarantine

Regulations are subject to change at any time. Visit nparks.gov.sg for more.

All destinations to Tanzania with Cat

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Tanzania with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All destinations to Sri Lanka with Dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You must submit:

  • An import permit
  • A health certificate signed and stamped by a government vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A health certificate showing your pet is fit to travel issued from a local vet within 10 days before travelling
  • A vaccination card showing the vaccines your pet has received

Required vaccines:

  • Rabies vaccine (issued between 30 days and 12 months of travelling)

Required parasite treatments:

  • External parasite treatment
  • Internal parasite treatment

Your pet must have been microchipped before their rabies vaccine.

Regulations are subject to change at any time.

All to All with Falcon

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

Falcons are permitted on board all Etihad flights

  • You can travel with a falcon for free as part of your cabin baggage allowance, or as checked baggage for US $500 per cage.
  • In Economy, you’re permitted to carry one falcon per person, or two falcons per additional seat.
  • In First or Business you’re permitted to carry two falcons per person, or three falcons per additional seat.
  • To avoid any delays at the airport, please make sure that you have the correct permits and documentation for your falcon to travel.

How to book

If you’d like to travel with a falcon on board, please call us to book in advance of your flight.

All to All with Trained service dog

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

You can travel with a trained service dog if you have a qualifying disability

  • You will not be permitted to travel with a psychiatric support dog, unless you are flying on a direct flight from the US.
  • Dogs trained for emotional support, comfort or companionship, or service dogs in training are not permitted on board as a trained service dog. You can pay to carry these dogs on board if they meet our rules for pets (check pets' section).
  • Trained service dogs must behave properly in public. They will not be accepted in the cabin if they display any form of disruptive behaviour, which may include growling, biting, jumping or causing damage to the cabin.

 

Rules for trained service dogs

  • Trained service dogs are permitted at no cost on board all Etihad operated flights or in the cargo hold in addition to your checked baggage allowance.
  • You can travel with one trained service dog on board, or two on flights from the US.
  • The dog must sit within your seat space and be harnessed, leashed or tethered at all times on the flight.
  • Regulations may vary depending on where you are flying from, so always check well in advance.
  • To avoid any delays at the airport, please make sure you have all the correct permits and documentation for your trained service dog.

How to book

  • We recommend you call us at least 48 hours before your flight if you are travelling with a trained service dog.
  • For all flights, you must complete a Live Animals On-Board Booking Form.
  • For flights from the US, you must also complete a U.S DOT Service Animal Air Transportation Form, and a U.S DOT Service Animal Relief Attestation Form.
  • For all other flights, you must also complete a Trained service dog on board booking form.
  • We may refuse carriage of the dog or transfer the dog to the cargo hold at additional costs if the dog does not behave in an appropriate manner.
  • Legal requirements need to be fulfilled and embargos need to be followed for origin and destination.

All to All un-categorized

I am travelling from Manchester to Abu Dhabi and I am looking for a flight + coach connection

Sorry, we cannot find any specific information regarding pets for the selected origin and destination at the  moment.

How to book

Submit a booking form at least seven days in advance, and email all required supporting documents no later than 72 hours before your flight.

If you’re flying to Abu Dhabi, you must also complete a UAE Health Certificate. This must be signed and stamped by a government-accredited health official in your country of departure within five days before your flight.

You must also apply for a release permit for your pet before your flight if Abu Dhabi is your final destination.

Remember, you must bring all original documents for your pet for verification at the airport. Your pet will not be permitted to fly otherwise.

Rules for pets

You can pay to bring your cat or dog on board Etihad operated flights to and from Abu Dhabi. For all other destinations, please check with the relevant country authorities if your pet can be exported or imported in the cabin.

All other pets must be transported as manifested cargo with Etihad Cargo.

  • Your ticket must be issued on Etihad ticket stock (i.e. ticket number starts with 607)
  • If you are travelling in Economy, your pet will sit in their carrier under your seat, or you can purchase an adjacent seat for them to sit in their carrier next to you. The pet travel bag or kennel must not exceed 40 x 40 x 22cm (L x W x H) to fit under your seat or 50 x 43 x 50cm (L x W x H) if you have purchased an adjacent seat
  • If you are travelling in Business or First, you can purchase an adjacent seat for your pet to sit in their carrier next to you. The pet travel bag or kennel must not exceed 50 x 43 x 50cm (L x W x H)
  • Your cat or dog must be at least 16 weeks old and weigh no more than 8kg including their carrier
  • Pets will not be accepted on flights operated by our partner airlines.
  • You must be at least 18 years old to travel with a pet

How much does it cost?

Economy

It costs $200 or 29,000 Etihad Guest Miles each way to travel with your cat or dog.

If you are transiting, the combined price will apply.

If you’d prefer to book an adjacent seat, our normal fares apply. Please make sure to book in advance.

To pay using Etihad Guest Miles, please call us

Business

If you’re travelling in Business or First, you must purchase an extra seat in advance for your pet. 

To pay using Etihad Guest Miles, please call us

Checklist for travelling with animals in the cabin

Before you travel with an animal in the cabin, please make sure that:

  • You have checked all entry and exit regulations for the countries you are flying to and from
  • All applicable veterinary examinations or treatments have been completed
  • You have asked your vet about any medication that may need to be administered to your pet during the journey
  • Have all the official documents required for your pet to travel
  • Your pet is familiar with the travel bag or kennel
  • You have a lead and a suitable harness or collar available
  • You have dry pet food in a sealed container in your cabin baggage

To help to keep your pet calm as they fly, we suggest placing a blanket, an old item of your clothing or your pet’s favourite toy in the travel bag or kennel with them. 

Guests with allergies and other animals on board

If someone is allergic to animals and a guest with a trained service dog requests to travel on the same flight, the trained service dog will take priority, regardless of the time of reservation. Allergies must be proved by a medical report submitted before the flight.

If a guest with a trained service dog and a guest with a pet request to travel in the same cabin on the same flight, the trained service dog will take priority, regardless of the time of reservation.

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