Having a serious allergic reaction at 30,000 feet can be life threatening. (Photo: Thinkstock)
After two young girls had life-threatening anaphylactic reactions to nuts mid-air in separate incidents on recent flights, a debate on nut allergies and air travel is heating up.
Though major airline carriers are always reviewing their policies, when it comes to nut allergies, they seem satisfied that their current policies are working. Many airlines no longer serve peanuts and most say they are willing to make accommodations for passengers with allergies.