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(Peanut) Allergies and Preboarding

Old Feb 5, 09, 1:07 pm
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Originally Posted by CDTraveler View Post
Guess what? Some people can die from being in an enclosed space with an animal to which they are allergic. My ex's family has an amazing tendency toward extreme dog allergy, and one close relative died from being in the same room with a dog for about 20 minutes. My son will have a life-threatening asthma attack from close contact with a dog.
As has been pointed numerous times in threads very similar to this one, if you think wiping down a tray table or sitting on a blanket will somehow render you immune from peanut dust in an airplane, you are seriously mistaken. Same goes for pet dander or asking the airline to impose a 'nut free' flight. Why? Despite claims to the contrary by your GA, these planes are not, by any stretch of the imagination, 'cleaned' between flights. There is literally months, if not years, of pet dander & nut dust, & heaven knows what else, ground into every crack & crevice of every commercial airliner in the sky today.
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Old Feb 5, 09, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by txrus View Post
As has been pointed numerous times in threads very similar to this one, if you think wiping down a tray table or sitting on a blanket will somehow render you immune from peanut dust in an airplane, you are seriously mistaken. Same goes for pet dander or asking the airline to impose a 'nut free' flight. Why? Despite claims to the contrary by your GA, these planes are not, by any stretch of the imagination, 'cleaned' between flights. There is literally months, if not years, of pet dander & nut dust, & heaven knows what else, ground into every crack & crevice of every commercial airliner in the sky today.
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