Notice on Temporary Suspension of Dogs Transportation by Direct and Connecting Flights to the United States of America

Dear passengers:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recently released the “Notice of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries”. From July 14, US local time, there is a temporary suspension for dogs imported from 113 high-risk countries (China included), excluding those ones with advance written approval from the United States CDC.

At present, only John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, is open to dogs. For the latest updates, CDC notices, application conditions and procedures, please refer to

We apologize for the inconvenience caused to you by the above changes. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Please make travel arrangements accordingly.

China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd.

August 19, 2021