|Barked: Tue Jan 25, '11 11:38am PST |
|Tzi, most airlines have a temperature controlled area where animals are placed during layovers.
I can also tell you from experience that you are guaranteed to have problems if you choose the flight with a 40 minute layover in the Atlanta airport. If your first flight is even in the smallest bit delayed, it could easily mean that you or your luggage/checked baggage could miss the second flight since it is Delta's "home"/main hub; They use A, B, & C concourses for domestic flights. I don't know how familiar you are with the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, but it is HUGE with a lot of distance between concourses (with both moving sidewalks or subway-type trains) in between. Plus, if you read the fine print, most flights require you to be boarded at least 10-15 minutes, or more, prior to the listed "take off" time.
I have had 60 and even 90 minute layovers at ATL where not only way my flight late, we were re-directed to a different concourse. Let's just say that with the 60 minute one I had to run and almost didn't make it. Thankfully, Scooter wasn't flying as checked baggage; unfortunately, I had to carry him the entire way since 1) I was attempting to run and 2) it was too crowded to be safe for him to be on the ground. Making the other one way cutting it very close.
Both of those happened when we were flying at least monthly
Also, please double and triple check that there will be no issues on your return flight; I know most airlines have VERY strict policies about flying checked baggage and cargo pets into Vegas due to the temps.
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