These are the current requirements for KLM, but they often change so be sure to stay updated on the latest here. They offer a service called Variation Live to handle all of the transportation needs of your pets on their flights. Their well-trained staff members take care of all the animals, ensuring optimal safety, comfort and hygiene. Your pet will be transported in a climate-controlled, pressurized cabin, and they’re kept comfortable on the ground too.
Animals travelling via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Variation Live guarantees that all live animals are transported in optimal conditions of safety, comfort and hygiene. All animals travelling through Schiphol stay at the KLM Cargo Animal Hotel during transit and on arrival.
Animals travelling via Paris-Charles de Gaulle
The animal terminal is especially equipped to take care of all live animals during transit and on arrival and attendants and/or grooms are permitted on board.
Dogs and cats deserve the same level of comfort and attention as a passenger. KLM transport your companions in climate-controlled, pressurized compartments, ensuring the health and well-being of your pet. In transit, cats and dogs are temporarily housed in larger kennels and given food and water. In short, your pet receives royal treatment at our Animal Hotel. With IATA standard sky kennels available in various sizes worldwide, kennels cleaned in transit and a unique dog-walking service while cats get their own litter box.
KLM do not accept pets directly from private individuals; only from specialized freight agents.