Airlines are worried about passengers bringing fake emotional support animals onto their flights.
Delta, American, and United require passengers to provide a signed document from a mental health professional to verify that an emotional support animal is not merely a pet.
There are some animals that airlines do not have to accept as emotional support animals, including reptiles, snakes, and spiders.
United is the latest airline to crack down on so-called emotional support animals. The policy change was prompted in part by a passenger who tried to board a United flight with a large peacock Sunday. Peter Greenberg reports.
People typically bring dogs and cats on the plane with them as “emotional support” animals — which is already an issue for other passengers on the flight with allergies — but folks like this nutcase of a woman are taking
Earlier this week I wrote about United Airlines refusing to allow a woman to bring her peacock onboard as an emotional service animal. New details have emerged about the passenger and her bird. The incident occurred last Sunday at N...
United Airlines joined Delta Air Lines to update policies for comfort animals, which require documentation of the animal's health and training.