Qatar Airways

Departure Pets relocates pets internationally with Qatar Airways.

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!

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

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

Qatar Airways International Origin Ports

These are the only ports Departure Pets can fly out of with Qatar

  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide

Qatar Airways 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 Qatar


  • Affenpinscher
  • American Pit Bull Terrier
  • American Staffordshire Bull Terrier (Can fly but only in a CR82)
  • Bichon Frise
  • Boston Terrier
  • Boxer
  • Brussels
  • Bull dog (all breeds)
  • Bull Mastiff (English Mastiff)
  • Cane Corso
  • Chow Chow
  • Dogo Argentino
  • Dogue de Bordeaux (French Mastiff)
  • English Mastiff
  • French Terrier
  • Racing Greyhound dogs (with the exception of pets)
  • Griffon
  • Japanese Chin
  • King Charles Spaniel
  • Neapolitan mastiff
  • Pekingese
  • Pitbull Terrier
  • Presa Canario
  • Pug (all breeds)
  • Shar Pei
  • Shih Tzu
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier and their cross breeds (Can fly but only in a CR82)
  • Valley Terrier
  • All Brachycephalic Breeds


  • Exotic
  • Persian

Qatar Transit Stop

If your pet is booked to fly with Qatar your pets flight will have a compulsory comfort stop in Doha.

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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