Cathay Pacific

Departure Pets relocates pets domestically with Cathay Pacific.

At Departure Pets, our team are well equipped to take care of everything associated with your pets relocation; From residence collection to boarding, flight bookings and delivery to their new home - We do it all!

Cathay Pacific has individual restrictions and requirements for pet travel. Read on for a breakdown of what Departure Pets can service with Cathay Pacific.

Please note, the below information is relating to Departure Pets individual pet travel services and is not a reflection of what Cathay Pacific can or cannot do independently of a pet relocation with Departure Pets.

Cathay Pacific International Origin Ports

These are the only ports Departure Pets can fly out of with Cathay Pacific.

  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Brisbane

Cathay Pacific Banned Breeds

If your pet is classified as any of the below dog and cat breeds and any of their crosses will not be able to fly on Cathay Pacific


  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Japanese Tosa
  • Fila Brasiliera
  • Dogo Argentina
  • Affenpinscher
  • Tibetan Spaniel
  • Boston Terrier
  • Boxer
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Bulldog
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Chow Chow
  • Dogue de Bordeaux
  • English Toy Spaniel
  • Japanese Chin (Japanese Spaniel)
  • Lhasa Apso
  • Mastiff (all breeds)
  • Pekingese
  • Pug (all breeds)
  • Shih Tzu
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier


  • Himalayan
  • Persian
  • Exotic Shorthair
  • British Shorthair

Pet Travel Requirements change frequently and often times without notice. For specific pet travel advice, contact our team directly for the most up to date information and tailored service.

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