British Airways Tackles Peanut Allergies With New In-Flight Announcement

16 February 2016
British Airways Tackles Peanut Allergies

According to Forbes magazine, British Airways is the first international airline to request that passengers do not eat food items containing peanuts if they are seated next to a passenger with a peanut allergy.

The policy is set to be enforced from this Thursday (18th February) and will be made known to passengers via a new in-flight announcement.

If you're travelling via British Airways with someone who has a nut allergy, you can make this known to airline staff who will ensure the relevant in-flight announcement is made.

This must have the potential to make a big difference to families of little ones with peanut allergies when it comes to travelling by plane, and I imagine that other airlines will follow suit.

We'd love to hear your views on this story. If you have a peanut allergy sufferer in the family, would this persuade you to fly with British Airways? Or do you think the policy might be un-enforceable in practical terms? Come and share your views over on our Facebook page.

TOPICS:   Parents

1 comment

  • Natashaw

    me and my partner travelled with virgin airline 5 years ago and they made an announcement on the plane asking everyone to not eats peanuts I thought this was already in place tbh

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