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Korean Air Takes Action to Protect Customers with Peanut Allergy

Peanuts

Korean Air has taken strong action to ensure the health and safety of passengers who are allergic to peanuts.

As a first step, the airline has replaced its honey-roasted peanut products with other snacks, such as crackers.

In addition, within the next few weeks, Korean Air will remove food containing peanut ingredients from in-flight meals.

Korean Air has made this decision after the recent incident involving two passengers who were offloaded from their KE621 flight to Manila from Incheon Airport because of a peanut allergy. The airline is determined to provide a safe environment for all passengers and prevent any similar cases in the future.

"The decision to stop peanut products and peanut ingredients is the minimum safety measure for peanut-allergy passengers," a Korean Air spokesperson said.

Peanut allergies are emerging as a critical issue in the aviation industry, and a number of major global carriers have stopped offering in-flight peanut products.





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