flying with children & pets - flying with animals

Monarch is happy to carry pets, under the current PETS Passport Scheme as authorised by the DEFRA. Please note:

  • Carriage is subject to availability and a charge will be made for each pet carried. A maximum of 6 animals will be permitted on each flight.
  • Pets can be carried from all Monarchs scheduled UK departure airports, but for the time being can only be returned via London Gatwick & Manchester.
  • Animals are carried in the hold of the aircraft.
  • No animals are permitted in the passenger cabin or to be carried as excess luggage.
  • No pets are carried on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • The carriage of ALL pets shall be conducted in accordance with the current 'Carriage of Animals' regulations, as published by IATA, and the Pet Passport Scheme requirements as required and published by DEFRA.

Animal reception centres - opening times

London Gatwick – Animal Air Care

  • Monday to Friday: 06.00 – 22.00
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays: 06.00 – 19.00

Manchester – Pets On Jets

  • Monday to Friday: 05.00 – 22.00
  • Saturdays: 05.00 – 16.00

For further details, and to make all the necessary arrangements, please call 0845 680 9002.

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