Our family was coming home from Miami to Boston on American Airlines and we were treated rudely and without respect when we requested that they not serve warm nuts in first class, as our severely allergic 12 year old son would be sitting there. We explained the high probability of cross contamination and or a reaction but there was no empathy and just a complete disregard for our issue, and my son's safety and well being.
“British Airways’ policy change recognizes the importance and safety for their nut allergic passengers,” Mandelbaum said. “Their response to this growing public health concern should reduce the risk of an... read more →
Food allergies affect at least 15 million Americans, many of whom are small children. These children will grow up to be the future business travelers of the world, and will... read more →
The time has come for airlines to face the unfortunate reality that food allergies are increasing at an alarming rate. More and more people with food allergies will begin flying.... read more →
“If there was any other disability and people were saying they shouldn’t fly, there would be an outcry,” she said. “How is it OK to have a whole group of... read more →