The Cape Air pet policy is as follows:
Domesticated cats, dogs, rabbits and household birds are accepted for transport in-cabin Cessna 402 and Tecnam Traveller flights.
All pets must be accompanied by a traveling Passenger who is the owner or a designee who assumes full responsibility for the animal. Cape Air will not transport pets as unaccompanied freight.
Only one pet per aircraft may be booked confirmed space; however, multiple live animals from the same family are permitted on the same aircraft.
For travel between Hyannis, New Bedford, Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard ONLY, dogs may be transported with or without a kennel under the following conditions:
A dog not exceeding 35 pounds in weight may be carried on the Passenger’s lap or on the aft shelf of the cabin, depending on the aircraft.
A dog 35 pounds or more if properly restrained with a leash, harness or similar device and situated in such a location so as to not obstruct access to the aisle or exit. This location is typically behind the last row of seats.
Pets must not exceed a maximum weight of 80 pounds per animal.
The following animals pose safety and/or public health concerns and are not permitted: small mammals or pocket pets (e.g. hedgehogs, sugar gliders, rabbits, chinchillas, prairie dogs, ferrets); insects and spiders; rodents (e.g. mice, rats, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs); reptiles (e.g. snakes, lizards, turtles); amphibians (e.g. frogs, salamanders); birds; animals improperly cleaned and/or with a foul odor; and animals with tusks, horns or hooves (e.g. goats, pigs).
Taking a pet to a foreign country involves preparation and planning far in advance of your departure date. Requirements for pet travel to a foreign country are set by the destination country. If you are you traveling to another country and bringing along your pet you’ll need to meet the animal health requirements of the country you are visiting.
More information on the Cape Air pet policy