But the fact that this appears to be a legitimate attempt by an ordinary traveler to take her alleged service animal onto a commercial flight points up why the time has come for airlines to tighten the rules. It was unclear if the passenger and peacock made it to their destination. What are your thoughts on emotional support animals?
"We are reviewing our existing policy and plan to share more soon", the spokesperson said, which means that a Delta-like crackdown is in the wings.
United told Business Insider that passengers need to "provide documentation from a medical professional and at least 48 hours advance notice" before bringing an emotional support animal onto a flight. "That just happened. What the hell, NY?" Other "unusual animals" (with the exception of snakes, reptiles, ferrets, rodents and spiders, which are not permitted due to safety and/or public health concerns) may be accepted as an emotional support animal on a case-by-case basis.
Support animals provide owners "comfort, security, companionship, and love when suffering from a mental or emotional disability of illness", according to CertaPet, a company that specializes in support animals.
Service peacock at Newark Airport. In response, Delta is imposing new, stricter regulations around emotional support animals beginning March 1.
Competitor American Airlines said it was also looking into "additional requirements". The airline said it saw an 84% increase since 2016 in incidents involving animals that were not properly trained, which included urination, defecation, and attacks on passengers and crew members.
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