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    American Airlines to Allow Travelers With Nut Allergies to Board Early
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    American Airlines Group Inc. will allow people who suffer from peanut and tree-nut allergies to board flights early so they can wipe down areas where they will sit to avoid potential exposure to allergens.

    The change will take effect Dec. 12 when flight-service manuals are updated, Fort Worth-based American said in a filing Tuesday with the U.S. Transportation Department.

    Complaints over the issue were filed against the carrier last year by Food Allergy Research & Education and a woman whose son has a life-threatening peanut allergy.

    You can read the full story from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News by clicking here.

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