We were traveling cross-country from New Jersey to Los Angeles so my son Josh, who’s 16, could participate in a… Read more »
Tag: flying with allergies
The Big Tennis Trip: My Teen and His Coach Took the Food Allergy Reins
On an overcast October afternoon, tennis coach Les Smith arrived at our New Jersey home to pick up my son… Read more »
DOT Warns American Airlines: Food Allergy Family’s Rights were Violated
The U.S. Department of Transportation has found American Airlines in violation of the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) for failing… Read more »
American Airlines to Allow Passengers with Nut, Peanut Allergies to Pre-Board
American Airlines says that as of December 12, 2018, it will allow customers with peanut and tree nut allergies to… 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.
Stronger TSA Rules: What Do They Mean For Allergic Travelers’ Safe Food?
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) confirms to Allergic Living that heightened security measures for carry-on items, which were being rolled… Read more »
Why Family Is Taking on American Airlines’ Food Allergy Policy
DOT complaint targets denial of preboarding as breach of Air Carrier Access Act.
Air Canada Cuts Dog Allergy Accommodations
Asthma organization says decision a step backward in accommodating those with severe allergies.
A Force of Nature for Safe Travel with Allergies
When a United Airlines flight crew said they wouldn’t make an announcement to passengers that Lianne Mandelbaum’s son, Joshua, would… Read more »
United Airlines Quietly Changes Its Peanut Policy
Crew “may” now ask passengers nearby not to open or eat peanut products.