WASHINGTON—Major U.S. airlines are hoping to restrict the types of animals that passengers are legally allowed to bring on board an aircraft. As part of a Transportation Department (DOT) committee reviewing accommodations for disabled passengers, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines and several international carriers are favoring a ban on so-called “emotional support animals” (ESA), that are used to in some cases to reduce the likelihood of ...


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