Tag: air travel

American Airlines

Woman Suffering Anaphylaxis During Flight Saved By Arizona State Representative

Quick thinking Dr Amish Shah saves the day while returning from an ER doctor's conference.
Tricia Powell and Son

Woman’s Near-Death Anaphylactic Experience Prompts Petition to Ban Nuts on Flights

Tricia Powell's brush with death is a salient example of why peanuts and tree nuts should be banned from all flights.
Air Travel

Stocking Epinephrine Auto-Injectors on Commercial Flights Found to be Cost-Effective

According to this study, base-case scenarios demonstrate the annual cost per passenger-at-risk would be $0.08.

New Recommendations Regarding Air Travel with Food Allergies

Great recommendations that should be adopted by airlines both above and below the border.

Inspiring Resource: The No Nut Traveler by Lianne Mandelbaum

A compendium of articles regarding airline policies related to food allergies. Before you book that next flight, check out the site.

NY Times Blog Post: What Should Airlines Do About Children With...

An article by Abby Ellin makes the case for better accommodation of people with food allergies by the airlines.