Animals By Air

Non-EU Countries
East Midlands Airport (EMA) is not currently approved for the importation of any live animals from non-EU countries.
Animals from non-EU countries can only be imported through an approved airport or sea port where there is:-

♦ A live animal Border Inspection Post approved for the required animal species
  or
♦ An approved route under the Pets Travel Scheme (PETS)
  or
♦ Approval under the Rabies (Import Controls) Order.

EU-countries
East Midlands Airport is only approved for the importation of horses, domestic rabbits and rodents from other EU member states.
Additional information on the Pet Travel Scheme fact sheets are available on the DEFRA website - click here



Live Animal Exports
East Midlands Airport can be used for the export of animals to both EU and non-EU countries. Personal pets (cats and dogs etc) being exported from any UK airport / sea port are subject to certain regulations. There are a number of specialist animal shippers who can explain the requirements and arrange EMA out bound flights for you as well as inbound flights via other UK airports. Here are a few :-

Animal Airlines
Animal Airlines
Mill Lane Cottage
Mill Lane
Adlington
Cheshire
SK10 4LF
England.
Tel: +44 (0) 1625 827 414
Fax: +44 (0) 1625 827 237
Email: enquiries@animalairlines.co.uk
Web: www.animalairlines.co.uk

Jets4Pets / Global Freight Management
GFM Ltd
KMH House
Market Square
Yeadon
Nr Leeds/Bradford Airport
West Yorkshire
LS19 7PP
England.
Tel: +44 (0) 845 408 0298
Fax: +44 (0) 845 408 0658
Email: enquiries@jets4pets.com
Web: www.jets4pets.com

Skymaster Air Cargo Ltd
Room 15, Building 305
Cargo Centre
Manchester Airport
Manchester
M90 5PY
England.
Tel: +44 (0) 161 436 2190
Fax: +44 (0) 161 499 9312
Email: pat@skymaster.co.uk
Web: www.dogservices.co.uk

Whitelea Skydogs
Cross Green
Darley Bridge
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 2JT
Tel: +44 (0) 1629 734 000
Fax: +44 (0) 1629 735 555
Email: info@skydogs.co.uk
Web: www.skydogs.co.uk


If you are flying with Thomsonfly you can make your pet travel booking online here
Pets flying with Thomsonfly should be delivered direct to the Servisair Cargo Transit Shed, Cargo Terminal 4, Beverley Road, East Midlands Airport, DE74 2SA.

Any recommendations of private companies have not been endorsed by East Midlands Airport, DEFRA or North West Leicestershire District Council.