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Royal Jordanian shares the affection you have for your special pets, and welcomes them onboard our flights in the Economy class cabin and in the checked baggage.

The carriage of pets (Cats and Dogs) in passenger cabin is only permitted in Economy Class (Y/C) Cabins and is subject to the following conditions:

  • The weight of the animal and crate (or pouch) must not exceed 7 kgs/15lbs.
  • The flying hours of the requested flight does not exceed 5 hours.
  • The number of pets on each flight must not exceed two: one in the FWD section and the other in the AFT section of the Y/C cabin.
  • The container (or pouch) dimensions must not exceed the under-seat stowage area (L50 X W40 X H 26 cms).
  • The reservation must be arranged at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time and an approval is required from RJ's Systems & Procedures Section.

Pets Checked as Baggage
Pets such as dogs, cats and other small domestic animals accompanying a passenger on the same flight may be accepted as checked baggage. Pets will be treated as excess baggage and cannot be included in the checked baggage allowance. The following conditions must be met before acceptance on the flight.

  • The reservation must be made at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time.
  • Approval is required from RJ's Systems & Procedures Section.
  • A Maximum of 4 AVIH only, is allowed per aircraft.

Charges
A pet is NOT considered part of the passenger's free baggage allowance. It will be charged as normal excess baggage for both the pet's weight and the weight of its cage (kennel).

Charges for PETs Carriage:

Total Weight (Pet + kennel) Kennel Total linear Dimensions(L+W+H) Excess Charges
 First Kennel up to 32kg (70lb)  Below 203cm (80in)  Twice the normal excess baggage charges
Second and further additional kennels up to  32kg (70lb) Below 203cm (80in) Twice the charge for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc additional piece

Oversized and Overweight charges:

Total Weight (Pet + kennel) Kennel Total linear Dimensions(L+W+H) Excess Charges
  1. Over 32kg (70lb) up to 45Kg (100lb)
 Below 203cm (80in)  Three times the normal excess baggage charges
 Over 203cm (80in) up to 250cm (100in)  Four times the normal excess baggage charges
  1. Below 32kg (70lb)
Over 203cm (80in) up to 250cm (100in) Three times the normal excess baggage charges
  1.  Over 45Kg(100lb) and for each additional 10kg (25lb)
 Over 250cm (100in) and for each additional 50cm (20in)  One normal excess baggage charge in addition to the charges in points 1, 2
For destinations beyond AMM one normal excess baggage charge will be added to any of all above calculations

Falcons in Cabin
Falcons may be carried in the cabin on limited occasions, especially in the Gulf area, provided the following is adhered to:

  • Falcons can be carried in Economy (Y/C) class only.
  • Falcons must be properly hooded.
  • Seats blocked for falcons and handlers must be window seats in the AFT areas of Y/C zone.
  • A chain or rope must be securely attached to the aircraft seat and the leg of each bird.
  • Valid health certificates and all other entry documents required by country of entry or transit must accompany the bird(s).
  • Falcons are accepted at the owner's risk
  • The reservation must be arranged at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time and an approval is required from RJ's Systems & Procedures Section.

Important Notice
Charges
One falcon is charged three times the normal excess baggage rate. More than one falcon per handler will require the booking of an adjacent seat.

Maximum: two falcons per seat.

Max number of falcons per aircraft type

  • Narrow bodied aircraft: 10 FALCONS
  • Wide bodied aircraft: 15 FALCONS

Rodents are prohibited carriage on all RJ flights.

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