CHICAGO (AP)– If you’re planning a flight longer than eight hours, Delta Air Lines says you can’t bring an emotional-support animal with you.
The rules for pups are getting tighter too. Neither support animals nor trained service animals will be allowed on any Delta flights if they are under 4 months old.READ MORE: ONLY ON 2: Kenneth Smith, Convicted 3 Times Of 2001 Burrito Express Murder, Released On Appellate Ruling; Victim's Family Maintains Smith Is Guilty
Delta says the changes take effect Dec. 18.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Bolingbrook Girl, Dykota Morgan, Dies 3 Days After Contracting COVID-19
The airline says exceptions will be made until Feb. 1 for customers who already bought a ticket and asked to bring a support animal.
Airlines are tightening rules on animals, saying their numbers have skyrocketed and some have relieved themselves or bitten other animals — and in one case, a Delta passenger. People who fill out the forms to travel with a support animal avoid pet-carriage fees.MORE NEWS: Young Boy Shot And Seriously Wounded In Bronzeville High-Rise Apartment
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