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The Delta pulls in an 8-hour flight is the limit for an emotional support animal, but will maintain a ban on pit bulls

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Delta Air Lines has extended its proverbial belt with respect to the rules on the fly with an emotional support animal due to the cancellation of a previous eight-hour flight is the limit for traveling with the dogs.

However, as the carrier continues to ban pit bulls, and the enforcement of a policy set in 2018, following a number of incidents on-board. One of the most popular, as a passenger, was left with a bloody face, one after the other, the passenger, and the dog attacked him.

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The Atlanta-based airline made the announcement on Monday, detailing that the changes were in response to the U. s. Department of Transportation’s statement of enforcement priorities for service and support animals, which will be published in the month of August.

Immediately, Delta is discontinuing the 8-hour flight is the limit for esa’s, emotional support animals],” the representatives of the carrier stated in a press release. “After working with the DOT-and-cross-divisional business group, Delta is able to develop a solution for the protection of the health and safety of the persons on board, while also allowing the esas to fly on long-haul flights.”

“We will never compromise on safety and security, and we are going to do what’s best for the health and safety of our customers and employees,” by John Laughter, senior vice president of Corporate Safety, Security and Compliance, said in defense of the decision. “We will continue to work with the DOT to find the solutions that will provide support for the rights of clients who have legitimate needs to travel with their trained dogs.”
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The eight-hour flight is the limit for less than a year ago, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

According to the press release, but the carrier is going to be a ban on pit bulls, to be traveling as an emotional support or service animals “to protect the airline, its employees, customers, and trained service dogs.”

“Pit bulls account for less than 5 per cent of the overall dog population but 37.5 percent from the vicious dog attack. Understanding this risk, the Delta does not come to a solution is to allow the pit bulls to the board and which complies with its own stringent safety and security requirements,” the release said.

However, as the carrier continues to ban the pit bull as an emotional support animal, and the enforcement of a policy set in 2018, following a number of incidents on-board.
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“We will never compromise on safety and security, and we are going to do what’s best for the health and safety of our customers and employees,” by John Laughter, senior vice president of Corporate Safety, Security and Compliance, said in defense of the decision. “We will continue to work with the DOT to find the solutions that will provide support for the rights of clients who have legitimate needs to travel with their trained dogs.”

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In the past few months, both in the public and professional organizations, including the Association of flight Attendants (AFA), have called on regulators to revise the rules for the service animal’s names when travelling by air, for the fight against a perceived culture of “rampant abuse” of the protocol. The AFA claimed that, in the case of transfers into a safety, health, and safety issue” that was “adverse consequences for passengers.”

Earlier this year, representatives from the Delta, said the airline carried 245,000 to service and support animals in the last year, about the same as in 2017, up from about 100,000 at the end of 2015.

Travel in the mountains with the dogs, or emotional support, or co-worker has been proven to be one of the most controversial types of travel issues in the last couple of years.

In the past few months, both in the public and professional organizations, including the Association of flight Attendants, called on the lawmakers to review the rules for the service animal’s names when travelling by air, for the fight against a perceived culture of “rampant abuse” of the protocol.
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The lock may be, for the first time, to open in January 2018, and emotional support to others is called Dexter, and his owner, refusing to board a United Airlines flight.

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In response, several domestic carriers have tightened the leash on their respective rules and regulations relating to the transportation of the animals.

Reps for Delta was not immediately available for comment on the changes to the policy will be announced on Monday.

Fox News’ Dom Calicchio, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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