JetBlue Flight Crew Praised for Saving Dog’s Life When It Was Struggling to Breathe on Plane


These flight attendants are being hailed for looking after their passengers – no matter their species – during their time of need.

Steven and Michelle Burt were on a JetBlue flight from Orlando, Florida to Worcester, Massachusetts last week when they noticed that something was wrong with their 3-year-old French bulldog named Darcy.

Darcy, who was safely tucked into her carrier under the seats in front of the couple, was breathing heavily. When Michelle checked on her little companion, she noticed that Darcy’s tongue and gums were turning blue, which is a sign of oxygen deprivation.

Michelle pulled her dog out of the carrier and into her lap with the hopes that it might help Darcy calm down. Unfortunately, she continued to breath heavily and frantically.

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“The flight attendant came and politely told me that regulation is that that the pet was remain under the seat in her carrier,” Michelle wrote in a Facebook post. “I apologized and explained that…

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