Southwest Airlines to replace peanuts with pretzels from 01-Aug-2018

11 July, 2018

Southwest Airlines advised (10-Jul-2018) it will no longer serve peanuts onboard and will instead serve pretzels on all services, effective 01-Aug-2018. The carrier stated: "This decision wasn't made lightly, but in the interest of providing the best hospitality and a welcoming and safe onboard environment for customers with peanut or peanut-dust allergies, we felt it was the right thing to do". [more - original PR]