Category Archive: Diabetic Passengers

Nov 24

U.S. State Department Issues ‘Worldwide’ Travel Alert

People traveling by air, bus, train and car need to be extra careful during this holiday season. http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/state-department-issues-worldwide-travel-alert/ar-BBnn8Uz?ocid=ansmsnnews11 Keep contact information on you and your Service Dogs while traveling. Carry food and supplies in case of longer delays or unexpected emergency situations.

Nov 22

Ellie and I Love JetBlue! Do You Have a Favorite Airlines?

Our JetBlue Favorite Things List” They do not require you to purchase a ticket before being transferred to a “Special Assistant Coordinator” to secure a desired seat for you and your service dog, because…(see number 2) Any phone ticket agent can help book your flight and get your desired seats. You can book on the phone …

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Nov 22

Airports – Animal Relief Areas for Dogs

Be sure to locate all the “animal relief areas” at the airports you and your dog will be visiting during your air travels before you travel. I have included a website that is kept updated on the most current information. http://petfriendlytravel.com/airports Animal Relief Area Options: Many airports do not have an “Animal Relief Area” inside the …

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Nov 22

Delta Airlines Bans Pets From Traveling as Checked Baggage

The days of checking both your suitcase and your pet are coming to an end. Delta Air Lines announced that effective March 1, the airline will no longer accept pets as checked baggage unless the passenger either requires a service or emotional support animal or is a military member with active transfer orders. After Delta’s …

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Nov 08

TSA Security Screening for Diabetic Passengers Traveling with a Service Dog

In support/recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month the Transportation Security Administration Disability Branch has developed a “What to Expect” document they would like to share. The document provides general information about “What to Expect” in the screening process and also includes sections on “What to Know” and “What to Remember”. The intent of the document is …

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