13 Best Dog Crates & Carriers For Airline Travel

Looking for the best dog crate or carrier for traveling? Check out these airline-approved dog carriers that will make traveling or commuting easy.

Taylor Walsh

Updated December 21, 2021 • Published December 07, 2020

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13 Best Dog Crates & Carriers For Airline Travel

Traveling with your dog, especially on an airplane, can be a little bit stressful. If you’re obsessed with your pet’s comfort and safety like us, make sure you check out these pet carriers. Don’t forget to check with your airline as to their specific pet requirements, as they differ and often require paperwork and/or advanced notice. Here are some of our favorite dog crates and carriers whether you plan to travel by air, land, or sea.

Traveling with your pet can be stressful, but with the right tools and knowledge, it can be a breeze. Don't forget to double check with the airline to make sure you are following their dog-flying policies. Here are some of our favorite airlines, though Covid-19 can affect airline policies. You can also check out our favorite cat travel carriers here. Wherever you're going, we wish you safe travels and a relaxed pet!

Best Dog Air Travel Carriers

K9 Sport Sack Air Forward Facing Backpack Black Dog Carrier - Pawp

K9 Sport Sack Air Forward Facing Backpack Black Dog Carrier$75

Sizes: S-L
Dog Carrier Features: If you’re more granola, this is the pack for you. Unlike many other backpack dog travel carriers, this pack is good up to 30lbs. K9 consulted veterinarians while manufacturing this lightweight, breathable pack, so you can trust that your pooch will be safe and comfy whether you’re hiking or running to catch your flight.

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