Japan Airlines

Departure Pets relocates pets internationally with Japan Airlines.

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!

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

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

Japan Airlines International Origin Ports

These are the only ports Departure Pets can fly out of with Japan Airlines.

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne

Japan Airlines 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 Japan Airlines.


  • Affenpinscher (all breeds)
  • Bordeaux Mastiff
  • Boston Terrier
  • Boxer (all breeds)
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Bull terrier
  • Italian Corso Dog (Cane Corso)
  • King Charles Spaniel
  • Lhasa Apso
  • Mastiff (all breeds)
  • Pekinese
  • Perro de Presa Canario
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Pug (all breeds)
  • Shar Pei
  • Shih Tzu
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Tibetan Prayer Dog


  • Persian

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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