Special Services

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 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 (40 X 50 X 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.

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).

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.

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.

Fees for Pets
Piece Concept charges for the carriage of accompanied pets shall be:

  • Twice the amount of the normal excess baggage charges for ONE extra piece not to exceed 32 KG or 70 LB and the sum of the 3 dimensions not to exceed 203 cm or 80 inches.
  • If the total dimensions exceed 203 cm or 80 inches or the weight of the kennel and the pet 32 KG or 70 LB:
    • Three times the normal excess baggage charges for the first 45 KG or 100 LB
    • Thereafter, for each additional 10 KG or 25 LB one additional excess baggage charge shall be levied

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