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Restrictions and Embargoes

Government Regulations

The Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Security Administration have stringent guidelines concerning the transportation of air cargo. All shippers must meet Known Shipper requirements.

Size / Weight Limitations

Shipment size, weight, packaging and items of a hazardous nature are restricted by Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air.

Station Restrictions

Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air has various seasonal and station restrictions. Also note some of the restrictions below. Interline service on partner carriers may be available.

High Temperatures: Shipping live animals during the summer: We are experiencing high temperatures in some cities that we service. Please check with the Cargo Call Center at 1-800-225-2752 to verify if a pet embargo may be in place.

Service Embargo - No General Freight (GEN) to/from

  • Dutch Harbor (DUT), Alaska - Goldstreak (GSX), Priority (PRI), and Live Animal (AVI) only to/from DUT.

No cargo or GoldStreak service available

  • Calgary (YYC), Canada
  • Edmonton (YEG), Canada
  • Kelowna (YLW), Canada
  • Loreto (LTO), Mexico
  • Mammoth Lakes/Yosemite (MMH), California
  • Manzanillo (ZLO), Mexico
  • Mexico City (MEX), Mexico
  • Santa Rosa (STS), California
  • Victoria (YYJ), Canada

GoldStreak Service Only

  • Long Beach (LGB), CaliforniaOrange County (SNA), California

Inbound GoldStreak and Live Animal Service Only

  • Burbank (BUR), California (* NO Outbound Shipments from BUR)

GoldStreak, Priority and Live Animal Service Only

  • Honolulu (HNL), Hawaii
  • Kona (KOA) Hawaii
  • Lihue (LIH), Hawaii
  • Maui (OGG), Hawaii