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Tag: airline accommodations
Lawmakers Learn Urgent Need for Auto-Injectors on Planes
As an advocate for airline accommodations for severe food allergies, I believe in the power of personal stories. This is… Read more »
Lobby for In-Flight Auto-Injectors Gains Political and Celebrity Muscle
Many of us in the food allergy community have been calling for years for epinephrine auto-injectors to be included among… Read more »
DOT Decision on Airline Food Allergy Policy: Why It’s a Win and a Loss
It is not hard to notice that air travel has become more stressful for those of us flying with food… Read more »
When Non-Allergic People Stand up for Food Allergies, We All Win
There’s nothing like celebrity to draw attention to a medical condition.
Opinion: Airlines Need to Get Serious About Allergies and In-Flight Auto-Injectors
Why airlines must get serious about in-flight auto-injectors.
Southwest Airlines Stops Serving Peanuts to ‘Welcome’ Peanut-Allergic
As a low-cost airline, part of Southwest Airlines’ marketing strategy was to prove it was so cost effective that it… Read more »
Allergic Living’s Airlines and Allergy Policies Guide
Allergic Living’s comprehensive guide to 16 major airlines’ allergy policies on: food allergies, pet allergies and gluten-free accommodations. The result… Read more »
WestJet Serving Nut Snacks: What the Change Means for Allergic Travelers
Canadian airline WestJet, which gained a reputation in the food allergy community for a highly accommodating peanut and tree nut… Read more »
Fair Treatment in the Skies: Are Airlines Abusing Allergy Privacy?
Opinion: Airlines are violating privacy on food allergies.