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Sherpa American Airlines Duffle Pet Carrier, Charcoal

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Traveling with your pet is a cinch with the Sherpa American Airlines Charcoal Duffle Pet Carrier. This lightweight, sporty carrier can be used for any type of trip, but it’s made specifically to meet airline requirements. It’s approved for most major airlines, and through an exclusive Guaranteed on Board program, you can travel without hassles or delays on most American Airlines, United and Air Canada flights. The Sherpa American Airlines carrier fits pets up to 16 pounds and features locking zippers, top and double-sided entry and mesh panels for ventilation.

Key Benefits
  • Perfect for traveling in style and comfort by plane, car, for an adventure or just a trip to the vet.
  • Patented spring wire frame allows the rear end of the carrier to be pushed down several inches to conform to under seat dimensions.
  • Features include mesh windows for ventilation, top and side entry with locking zippers for safety, padded carrying strap with adjustable no-slip shoulder and a machine-washable faux lambskin liner.
  • Rear pocket for convenient storage.
  • Approved for use on most airlines and included in an exclusive Guaranteed on Board program for the following airlines: American Airlines, United Airlines & Air Canada Airlines.
Additional Details

Approved for use on most major airlines and Guaranteed On Board all American Airlines flights, restrictions apply.

Airline approved; restrictions apply. Please contact your airline prior to booking a flight to ensure this pet carrier meets their specific requirements.

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  • Item Number
    102680
  • Dimensions
    17 x 11 x 10.5 inches
  • Breed Size

    Extra Small & Toy Breeds, Small Breeds

  • Material

    Polyester

Size
Pounds Length Height
Up to 16 16 inches 10 inches
FAQ

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT SIZE CARRIER IS BEST FOR MY PET?

Please weigh and measure your pet carefully. The pet's length should be measured from the nape of the neck to the base of the tail. The pet's height should be measured when it is standing, from the floor to the shoulder. Please note, pets should have enough room to lie down comfortably but also stand up and turn around should they wish to change positions.

HOW DO I FOLD MY CARRIER WHEN NOT IN USE?

  • Remove the faux lambskin liner from the stability board
  • Detach the stability board from the carrier by pulling up the Velcro tabs on either end
  • Secure the faux lambskin liner back onto the stability board and move to the top of the carrier so the liner and board are beneath the U-shaped opening
  • Fold either end of the carrier down and underneath the liner and board
  • Store in a clean, dry place for future use

DOES MY SHERPA CARRIER PUSH DOWN?

All Sherpa carriers are soft-sided and made with a patented spring wire frame in the rear of the bag. The spring wire frame allows the back end to be pushed down several inches to slide beneath the airline seat without restricting the pet's head room.

WHAT DOES AIRLINE APPROVED MEAN?

Airline Approved means that a carrier:

  • Provides adequate ventilation
  • Is leak-proof
  • Safely encloses the pet

WHAT DOES GUARANTEED ON BOARD® MEAN?

Guaranteed On Board® is the only program that guarantees a Sherpa carrier meets an airline's specific rules and regulations and will be allowed on board. All small and medium Sherpa carriers are included in the GOB program. However, the medium size carrier is not Guaranteed On Board on ALL of the airlines included in the program.

WHY IS MY AIRLINE NOT LISTED ON THE GUARANTEED ON BOARD SITE?

Just because a particular airline is not included in the Guaranteed On Board program it does not mean your carrier will not be allowed on board, just that you will need to confirm directly with the airline. Please note, our carriers are soft-sided and made with a patented spring wire frame that allows the back end to be pushed down several inches to slide beneath the airline seat without restricting the pet's head room.

MY CARRIER IS LARGER THAN WHAT THE AIRLINE SPECIFIES AS BEING PERMITTED IN-CABIN. WILL IT BE ALLOWED ON BOARD?

Please check with airline directly. Some airlines allow carriers that are larger than the dimensions they specify if the carrier is soft-sided and pushes down. All Sherpa carriers are made with a patented spring wire frame in the rear of the bag which allows the end to be pushed down several inches to conform to the under seat dimensions without restricting the pet's head room or compromising the structural integrity of the bag.

I CANNOT FIND MY STYLE / SIZE CARRIER ON THE DROP-DOWN MENU ON THE GOB FORM. IS IT ALLOWED ON BOARD MY AIRLINE?

No. If the style / size carrier you have is not included in a particular airline's GOB page it is not Guaranteed On Board that particular airline because its dimensions exceed what the airline specifies as being allowed on board.

Safe, Comfortable Travels With Your Pet

Whether you're traveling by plane, train or car on a fun trip, or just heading out to the vet, SHERPA carriers are sure to keep your pet safe, secure and comfortable. They come in a variety of different colors and styles to accommodate small dogs and cats, and they all have convenient features to make traveling with your pet stress-free.

Safe, Comfortable Travels With Your Pet
Guaranteed On-Board Program

Guaranteed On-Board Program

You can fly with confidence knowing that there's an actual guarantee for your pet's carrier to be allowed on board when flying with your pet. This program was designed to meet most major airlines' specific rules and regulations, so you don't have to worry about your carrier being refused while getting on the plane. All small and medium SHERPA carriers are a part of this program. Simply go to the Guaranteed On-Board website, find your airline, print the Guaranteed On-Board form, make sure you have your pet's health certificates, and get ready for takeoff!

Comfortable and Airline Approved

These comfortable carriers have received the stamp of approval and fulfill all the essential requirements of most major airlines. SHERPA carriers provide plenty of ventilation by allowing fresh air to flow through the mesh panels, so the space is comfy for your pet. The carriers feature leakproof bottoms in case of accidents and zippers that safely enclose your pet. SHERPA carriers can also adjust slightly to meet the under-seat dimensions that airlines require.

Comfortable and Airline Approved
Conveniently Designed With Minimal Maintenance

Conveniently Designed With Minimal Maintenance

With SHERPA carriers, you can travel in style, and most importantly, provide a safe place for your pet during your travels. Most are made with a spring wire frame that makes them able to fit under airline seats while keeping their form. SHERPA takes safety to a whole new level with locking zippers that can't be opened from the inside in many of the carriers to keep your pet secure while traveling from one destination to another. Seat belt straps are included in most models, and because they can also be used as luggage straps, you can have one carrier for all occasions. For low-key maintenance and care, SHERPA liners are machine washable.

About SHERPA

SHERPA carriers were designed by a former flight attendant as a way to allow pets to travel in-cabin with their owners. They make traveling with your pet a more enjoyable and stress-free experience, whether you're going by car or plane. SHERPA carriers have been around for over 25 years as an ideal solution for making trips with your pets pleasant and memorable. These stylish carriers are great for going to the vet or heading out of town—the possibilities of where you and your four-legged friend can go to are almost endless thanks to SHERPA.

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  • Worked Great for Cat's First Flight

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    We bought this carrier for an AA flight for our 16 year old cat, and it worked perfectly! Our cat is nearly 12 pounds, and fairly long, so I was concerned the carrier would be too small for her. When we got the carrier, I was still concerned so I took her to the vet in the carrier to get our vet's opinion before the flight. The trip to the vet was unlike any other we had previously taken with our oversized plastic carrier - our cat normally hates the car, and cries most of the way there, but seemed really content on the ride over. Our vet assured as that even though it seemed "too small" our cat would probably be more comfortable (feel more "secure") in something smaller. My only criticism of We bought this carrier for an AA flight for our 16 year old cat, and it worked perfectly! Our cat is nearly 12 pounds, and fairly long, so I was concerned the carrier would be too small for her. When we got the carrier, I was still concerned so I took her to the vet in the carrier to get our vet's opinion before the flight. The trip to the vet was unlike any other we had previously taken with our oversized plastic carrier - our cat normally hates the car, and cries most of the way there, but seemed really content on the ride over. Our vet assured as that even though it seemed "too small" our cat would probably be more comfortable (feel more "secure") in something smaller. My only criticism of the bag is the top zipped flap could really be bigger - when I had to get the cat out to go through security at the airport, it was a little harder than it needed to be. In any case, she did great on the flight. Because the carrier was soft sided, she was able to turn and ended up laying sideways most of the 2 hour trip. All in all a great purchase - I would highly recommend. … more

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  • Sherpa AA carrier

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    My dog loved it got in it right away. I was just testing it and opened the bag and got in. He layed in it and was very comfortable. He even tried to get back in when I closed it to put it away.

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  • Not for us

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    I am taking my ancient Cavalier King Charles Spaniel on a six-hour, AA flight over Christmas so I wanted to love this carrier--if nothing else for the assurance it would 100% be approved for boarding. The box says this carrier holds dogs up to 16lbs but it must mean chunky dogs because my cavalier is cramped as heck in this thing (size medium). The bottom of the carrier is rock hard with a very flimsy little sherpa pad lining the bottom. There is zero cushion and I can't imagine any dog enjoying a long flight in this rock hard bag--especially a senior dog with tired joints. If you have a smaller dog and can add some extra padding without limiting the space your dog needs, I'm sure it's a great I am taking my ancient Cavalier King Charles Spaniel on a six-hour, AA flight over Christmas so I wanted to love this carrier--if nothing else for the assurance it would 100% be approved for boarding. The box says this carrier holds dogs up to 16lbs but it must mean chunky dogs because my cavalier is cramped as heck in this thing (size medium). The bottom of the carrier is rock hard with a very flimsy little sherpa pad lining the bottom. There is zero cushion and I can't imagine any dog enjoying a long flight in this rock hard bag--especially a senior dog with tired joints. If you have a smaller dog and can add some extra padding without limiting the space your dog needs, I'm sure it's a great bag! the straps seem sturdy and altogether it's well-made--the size and conditions for comfort are just a no for me. … more

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  • American Airline Approved

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    Since I mostly fly AA, I wanted to get this AA approved onboard carrier. It arrived quickly & in perfect condition. My only complaint is the Sherpa pad could have been thicker.

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  • Great item!

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    This is a quality item that complies with airline requirements. My dog took to the carrier right away. Very comfy.

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  • Perfect for flying!

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    This bag was sturdy and secure, yet comfortable for Lola. The lining is removable and washable. I love the pocket as it was big enough to store 2 collapsible food bowls, a little sandwich bag of crunch food and some Greenies.

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  • Great size

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    Made well and great price , guaranteed for in cabin flight , will find out November 28 at the airport

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  • Pet carrier

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    The top opening could be better designed - should be bigger so easier to put dog in.

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  • Fantastic!

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    Used this carrier on a recent trip -- was PERFECT for my needs. My dog is very tiny and will not get very big, so of course he had plenty of room. But it fit very nicely under the seat and the little side pocket holds plenty of treats and other necessary items. Several other people on my flight were also transporting a dog in the cabin and all of them asked me about my carrier. A GREAT BUY!

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  • Good airline carrier

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    Good carrier, brought 2 pups back from Tennessee to New York. Only draw back is the side spines of the carrier used to keep it stiff have rubber caps on the ends and both pups managed to chewy them off, luckily I spotted it on both carriers and got them out of their mouths before they ate them. Easy to get pups in and out with end doors and top door, top door great for reaching in to pet and comfort if needed. Just remove the rubber caps and no worries.

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