On Swiss International Air Lines, pets — dogs and cats –are accepted in the cabin, in the baggage compartment, and as freight. Dogs and cats as well as hares and rabbits that weigh more than 8 kg (weight including transport container) travel in the hold. Animals other than dogs, cats, rabbits and hares are not allowed to travel in the hold. Certain species may be transported as cargo. Animals travelling to the following countries can only be transported as freight –– Ireland, Great Britain, Kenya, South Africa, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates. Transporting animals to India is strictly forbidden.