Which airlines never serve peanuts?

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A search isn't giving me this info., so I will ask the question. Which airlines currently never serve peanuts? I'm not dealing with TNA, so I'm only concerned about peanuts. I can't figure it out from their websites.

On Feb 21, 2007

I understand that Northwest Airlines is one. They don't serve anything anymore unless you buy it. They do sell a trail mix with tree nuts, but no peanut items, last I read and from what I heard from my sister who flew on them last month.

On Feb 21, 2007

United - does not serve peanuts, has bags of mixed tree nuts in their snack box (have to pay for it)

American - same as United

------------------ 30-something survivor of severe peanut/tree nut allergy

On Feb 21, 2007

JetBlue doesn't serve peanuts, but they do have a mix that contains tree nuts. They have not served it on any of our flights because of my DD's peanut allergy. I wasn't worried about the mixed bag since it doesn't blatantly contain peanuts. They have been more than accomodating on many flights.

Unfortunately, their destinations are still somewhat limited.

USAirways no longer serves peanuts [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] YEA!! I thought United, as well, but I'm not 100% sure.

Southwest has been awful, in our experience, and we will never fly them again.

Nicole

On Feb 22, 2007

Here's FAAN's information: [url="http://www.foodallergy.org/Advocacy/airlines.html"]http://www.foodallergy.org/Advocacy/airlines.html[/url] Current Airline Policies Regarding Peanut Snacks

To avoid possible inhalation or skin contact reactions due to large numbers of people opening their peanut snacks, most peanut-allergic passengers are well-advised to fly on one of the following airlines that don

On Feb 22, 2007

JetBlue actually has an allergy statement on their website.

On Feb 22, 2007

American doesn't serve peanuts, but does have trail mix that contains tree nuts.

Their customer service operation is horrendous, BTW. It's now impossible to get through by phone, and they don't respond to faxes or emails like they are supposed to. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/mad.gif[/img]

Amy

On Feb 28, 2007

I talked to United on the phone. They now serve peanuts on some flights. US Airways confirmed on the phone that they do not ever serve peanuts. I read on American Airlines' website that they do not serve peanuts.

Thanks for helping me find out where to start, and not to waste my time with airlines like Delta and Continental.

On Feb 28, 2007

I just flew Alaskan Air to CA and they did not serve peanuts (going there and the return flight). The snack was a small bag of 'chex mix' like stuff. Pretzels and small cracker bits. The label was a 'may contain' but there were no actual peanuts/nuts in the product.

On Feb 28, 2007

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Originally posted by Mookie86: [b]I talked to United on the phone. They now serve peanuts on some flights. US Airways confirmed on the phone that they do not ever serve peanuts. I read on American Airlines' website that they do not serve peanuts.

Thanks for helping me find out where to start, and not to waste my time with airlines like Delta and Continental.

[/b]

are you kidding me with United! GAH!

USAirways and United are a codeshare partner, so be careful when you book to look at the individual flights and who the carrier is.

I've got to call on this for clarification, I flew them a month ago and was assured they do no serve peanuts in their snack rotation.

Adrienne

------------------ 30-something survivor of severe peanut/tree nut allergy

On Feb 28, 2007

According to United's website:

Note: None of the items in the United SnackBoxes contain peanuts, peanut flour or peanut oil. Some products have been manufactured in a facility that also processes peanuts and are labeled as such.

[url="http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,51257,00.html"]http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,51257,00.html[/url]

If they've changed their policy, it's not reflected on their website. I'd definitely be interested in further clarification. I've always considered them peanut-safe (they even have Sunbutter!)

On Feb 28, 2007

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Originally posted by Greenlady: [b]According to United's website:

Note: None of the items in the United SnackBoxes contain peanuts, peanut flour or peanut oil. Some products have been manufactured in a facility that also processes peanuts and are labeled as such.

[url="http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,51257,00.html"]http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,51257,00.html[/url]

If they've changed their policy, it's not reflected on their website. I'd definitely be interested in further clarification. I've always considered them peanut-safe (they even have Sunbutter!)[/b]

I saw that too Greenlady, except that it doesn't mention the "cocktail snack" which is what they hand out with the regular beverage service on every flight. I believe that is what Mookie was referring to.

It's hard to get the right person on the phone! I tried a while ago and I bounced between a few people, everyone saying I had to have a specific flight to ask about!

Later today I'll try the special services coordinator (the one who handles disabilities) and see if that person can get me anywhere.

I know that when you do call and ask, you always get the blanket statement up front, "we cannot control what other passengers eat/bring on board, so there may be peanuts on the plane" I'm wondering, Mookie, is that what you were referring to?

There is a big difference between other passengers bringing stuff on board (which is the disclaimer of every airline) and the airline specifically serving out bags of roasted peanuts or not.

So, I'll be digging for an answer. American is fine and all...but if United serves peanuts, then I can't fly them or US Airways b/c of the codeshare...if your flight gets changed b/c of a delay, you could end up on a peanutty flight!

Adrienne

------------------ 30-something survivor of severe peanut/tree nut allergy

On Feb 28, 2007

I just flew Untied last week. The pretzels they served with the drinks were Snyder's--may contain. But no actual peanuts, so I just didn't let DS have them (and I didn't eat them either).

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On Mar 3, 2007

i flew jet blue in october (from NY into Burbank by Los Angeles), and had noooo problem-- I didn't talk to them ahead of time, stupidly.

I told them when I boarded about my allergy and they brought me to their snack cabinet and asked which were ok to serve, and also made an announcement, At one point a flight attendant told me a passenger had a PB&J and wanted to eat it, but she checked with me first, and in the end, got the other person some other snack.

On Mar 4, 2007

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Originally posted by Greenlady: [b]According to United's website:

Note: None of the items in the United SnackBoxes contain peanuts, peanut flour or peanut oil. Some products have been manufactured in a facility that also processes peanuts and are labeled as such.

[url="http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,51257,00.html"]http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,51257,00.html[/url]

If they've changed their policy, it's not reflected on their website. I'd definitely be interested in further clarification. I've always considered them peanut-safe (they even have Sunbutter!)[/b]

The snackboxes are additional food you can purchase. They also offer a complimentary snack, which is a bag of peanuts on some flights. I say this based on my discussion with a United employee. Also, a friend took a business trip a few months ago, and they served peanuts on that flight.

On Mar 5, 2007

Linking to the other thread where I posted my question to Mookie about United.

Would really like to get more info on United ASAP.

Thanks, Eliz

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On Mar 8, 2007

In case someone reads this thread, I want to update with info. that the United employee seems to have given me wrong info., and that myself and others have received confirmation from United employees that United does not serve any food with peanuts that you can purchase or that they provide for free.

On Mar 12, 2007

Southwest will take all peanuts off the plane if you ask in advance, but there is still a ton of crumbs and fragments of peanuts all over the plane. We will not fly them again.

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