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British Airways changes peanut allergy policy to be more passenger friendly

February 16, 2016 - Uncategorized

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For a growing number of , peanuts — the popular in-flight snack — are a nuisance at best, health risk at worst.

SEE ALSO: The fight continues over peanuts on airplanes

British Airways announced Tuesday that starting Feb. 18, the airline is changing its policy regarding peanuts on flights. 

When a passenger with allergies is on board, flight attendants will make an announcement “to inform customers, and to ask those in the vicinity to refrain from eating nut products,” the airline said in a statement.

The airline itself does not serve peanuts as snacks nor sell them onboard. 

However, the new policy is not an all-out ban on peanuts. Passengers will still be able to bring their own peanuts, but if they are sitting near someone with an allergy, crew will ask them to keep snack bags closed. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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