From mid-August, passengers of domestic US flights can take pets with them to the cabin have the status of animal support. There is already a precedent for sharing flying with a pony.
The passenger of the Chicago-Omaha flight entered the plane with her miniature pony. Flirry – that’s the name of this little horse – all peacefully dozed off at the feet of the hostess. This pony is her personal Zootherapist: a woman suffers from depression and post-traumatic nervous system disorder. On the plane she experiences panic attacks, and a specially trained pet can stop them.
The functions of psychological support can be performed by various animals: except cats and dogs, in the salons of American airliners already flying a duck and a kangaroo.