Air Crapida to restrict nuts?


Air Canada has been directed to offer nut-free zones on its flights by the CTA, in response to a complaint filed by a passenger with severe nut allergies.

As much as I sympathize with people with nut and peanut allergies – and yes, you know who you are – I have to wonder, isn’t this a little bit like offering non-smoking areas on flights? I mean, everyone’s breathing the same recycled air everywhere on the plane, right?

I also have to wonder, does “nut-free” refer only to the food, or will slightly-crazy passengers and crew have to change seats, too?

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Michael Helfield 01.08.10 at 4:48 PM

That's bad news for me, I'm a wacko!


2 Marie-Hélène Haeck 01.08.10 at 9:48 PM

Now I only wish Via Rail would start restricting peanuts on its trains…


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