A Delta 777 departs from Frankfurt (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Delta To No Longer Accept Emotional Support Animals

Delta has become the latest airline to announce that emotional support animals will no longer be permitted to fly onboard its aircraft. The new policy comes as the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a final rule, dropping the requirement for airlines to recognize emotional support animals as service animals. The DOT's final rule defines a service animal as any dog that is "individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of a qualified individual with a disability,…