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What Airlines Still Serve Peanuts?  
User currently offlineCo LITE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 2623 times:

What domestic Airlines (US) still serve Peanuts? I heard some carriers eliminated them altogether, and then some offer an alternative.

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User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 2577 times:

I know that in Canada AC has eliminated them.

User currently offline777gk From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1641 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 2574 times:

Carriers may continue to serve peanuts, as long as there is an alternative such as pretzels. We still stock peanuts on many of our flights. I do find it funny that on the package of peanuts it says "MAY CONTAIN PEANUT PRODUCTS". I always get a kick out of that.

User currently offlineAerLingus From China, joined Mar 2000, 2371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 2565 times:

Southwest, of course serves peanuts on their flights.
It's part of their image.



Get your patchouli stink outta my store!
User currently offlineSkyhawk From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1066 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 5 hours ago) and read 2552 times:

Delta serves a snack mix on mainline and Delta Express flights that has peanuts in it.

User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6236 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 4 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

Last time I was served peanuts was on AA like 5 years ago.
Chepos
Puerto Rico



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User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 7 months 4 hours ago) and read 2537 times:

Most airlines may ban peanuts from a liability standpoint now. Peanuts, from what I understand, can cause an allergic reaction simply by beathing the air that it's in. I.E. cabin air that is not recirculated.

User currently offlineRed Panda From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2000, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 7 months ago) and read 2518 times:

I love peanuts especially the package with airlines' logo.

r panda


User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 22
Reply 8, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2503 times:

You should always keep in mind that in South America, they burn down large areas of rain forest every day, just to grow peanuts there. Just to serve peanuts on the US domestic flights. Okay I know, in the US there are other, worse environment problems (pollution, CO²-production, oil companies in Alaska ...), but think about it next time they serve peanuts!

User currently offlineBluebellyA380 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 168 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2496 times:

I preferred the smokehouse almonds actually.

User currently offlineJonPaulGeoRngo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2480 times:

Ndebele,
Peanuts are grown in American soil, less than 50 mi from house. I guess you thought America was a brown, dusty polluted wasteland. Oh, brother you environmental types are just plain...

regards


User currently offlineVirgin744 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 919 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2474 times:

Frontier served them on both my trips between DFW - PHX & PHX - DFW.




User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Reply 12, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2466 times:

Jub Jubs got served peanuts on his leg from HKG - SIN!

I like their peanuts. Quite fresh



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User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 22
Reply 13, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2466 times:

JonPaulGeoRngo,
I didn't say America was a "brown, dusty polluted wasteland". I fact, I was not even talking about all America, I was only talking about the USA, and the millions of peanuts they serve every day on their flight.
Of course there are peanuts growing in the USA. But there are so many flights every day that this is not enough. Believe me, more than 50% of the peanuts served in the USA were grown in South America (which is, in fact, "American soil", too!).


User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 34
Reply 14, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2463 times:

I had 6 packets on Qantas, on one flight!

I was served peanuts on all flights with Qantas

EGGD


User currently offlineN312RC From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 2683 posts, RR: 16
Reply 15, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2461 times:

Everything is censored or banned because some "rights" group pays off politicians to get laws passed, or goes on an airplane and eats a peanut just so she can sue for 500 million USD (one person ruins it for the whole lot). Do they examine airline interiors for peanuts, and if they find one stuck between the seats, do they sue for 500 million because that one peanut could kill them? Come on folks, some of these peanut crusaders need to give it a rest.

Sometimes I wish I was back in the 50's.



N/A
User currently offlineOH-LGA From Denmark, joined Oct 1999, 1436 posts, RR: 19
Reply 16, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2458 times:

Well on my flight from LAX to SFO on Alaska just last Friday night, they served peanuts along with a beverage, although there were no peanuts on the SFO-LAX sector the day before  Sad

Moi,
Kai



Head in the clouds... yet feet planted firmly on the ground.
User currently offlineLOT767-300ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2449 times:

2 years ago NWAirlink served peanuts, i dont know if they still do.

User currently offlineJonPaulGeoRngo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2438 times:

N312RC, I suspect that after "they" suceed in banning peanuts from airline flights they are going to target women's perfumes, soaps and other "allergy-causing" toiletries from airplanes, schools, workplaces, etc.

So Ndebele, do the Germans (or Europeans) grow all of their own peanuts to supply their demand for peanut products? We all know, its ONLY the U.S. of A. that is truly the most reprehensible villian of Mother Earth. Ha, ha.



User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 22
Reply 19, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2431 times:

JonPaulGeoRngo,

once again: I didn't want to say anything against the USA (in fact I didn't). Sorry if anybody felt offended despite.

To come back to that peanut thing: If I remember right, Germany imports their peanuts mostly from north Africa (Sahel zone) and southeast Asia. But the demand for peanuts is by far not as high as in other parts of the world. I never saw Lufthansa or British Airways serving peanuts on domestic / european flights.

For any further discussion considering the origin of peanuts, and to find out which nation is the most reprehensible villian of Mother Earth, we should better move to the non-aviation forum, shouldn't we?

Regards, Ndebele.


User currently offlineDelta717 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 457 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2412 times:

Actually, I flew on Midway and they gave us Beer Nuts for our CRJ flight to MIA

User currently offlineAirplanetire From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1809 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (13 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2412 times:

Delta might but as far as I know, all they serve is a snack mix with peanuts in it.

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