Air Travel: How Airlines May
Respond to Anaphylaxis
A recent study indicated that one in three people who react to peanuts and tree nuts aboard an aircraft are experiencing anaphylaxis.1 In this segment, Barry Eisenberg talks with Thomas Faulkner, MD, former Medical Director, Delta Airlines, and current consultant to several major airlines, as Dr. Faulkner shares his experiences on how airlines respond to anaphylaxis.
Barry Eisenberg, Executive Director, ACOEM
Thomas Faulkner, MD, MHA, Medical Direction, LLC
Former Medical Director, Delta Airlines
 Greenhawt et al. 2009. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol 124(3) pp. 598-9