U.S. Department of Transportation to Enforce Federal Guidelines for Animals on Planes

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Julio Cortez  / The Associated Press

In this April 1, 2017, file photo, a service dog strolls through the aisle inside a United Airlines plane at Newark Liberty International Airport while taking part in a training exercise in Newark, N.J. The government is telling airlines and passengers how it will enforce rules governing animals that people bring on planes. Julio Cortez / The Associated Press

Skift Take: Animals on planes have been a flashpoint for airlines — and animal owners. New federal guidelines will be a welcome way to bring some standardization to what can seem like arbitrary rules and differing airline policies.

— Rosie Spinks

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U.S. Department of Transportation to Enforce Federal Guidelines for Animals on Planes