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Re: Flying Pets

Explorer C

Yes, they do. As long as the passenger brings the proper paperwork and it isn't expired, an ESA is free just as a Service Animal. Only pets (non-ESA's & non-SA's) are charged.

Re: Flying Pets

Frequent Flyer A

@k10978,  thank you for differentiating that  the cost of traveling with an animal for a disability versus a pet.   Southwest has FAQs on the website.  I put in a link below.


SWA FAQs - ESAs and other


Fortunately I have not had to travel with any animals yet but I have empathy for those that must because there is a lot of disinformation out in the internet. 


Thank you for helping a fellow traveler.