The 7 Best Airline-approved Pet Carriers of 2023

Most major airlines approve the soft-sided Sherpa Travel Original Deluxe Airline Approved Pet Carrier. 

The Petmate Sky Kennel makes robust plastic hard-sided carriers in various sizes. These airline-approved pet carriers keep pets safe throughout flights.

AmazonBasics Soft-Sided Pet Travel Carrier: This affordable, airline-approved carrier is nice for small to medium-sized pets. Easy to handle and lightweight.

SturdiBag Flexible Height Pet Carrier: This ventilation-equipped carrier meets most flight standards and is flexible but robust. It folds for storage.

The Sleepypod Air In-Cabin Pet Carrier fits under most airline seats and is suited for small pets. It has comfortable interiors

This soft-sided Bergan Comfort Carrier provides pet comfort throughout travel with mesh panels for ventilation. 

Pet Gear I-GO2 Traveler Roller Backpack: A backpack,

rolling carrier, car seat, and tote combination. Most airlines permit it for small pets.

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