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Flying United: ORD to LHR

Chicago to Heathrow In flight Meal

Returning from the city of Chicago, United Airlines was once again the airline provider. Similar to the outbound flight, this time the flight originated in the afternoon journey also originated in the afternoon, so provides a perfect chance to compare the meal options and the level to which United Airlines caters for those travelling with allergies.

Visiting Chicago

Chicago Photo

Chicago, the major city in the state of Illinois and most populous in the Midwest region. Situated on Lake Michigan, Chicago is famous for comedy, jazz, blues, major sports teams, a huge range of architecture and cuisine inspired from all areas of the globe.

Lay of the Land

Flying United: LHR to ORD

Picture of United Airlines

The next trip to the United States was a visit to the largest city of Illinois, Chicago. Flying to this Midwestern City was approximately an 8 hour 45 minute trip, which was plenty of time to enjoy the inflight meals and discover how allergy information is presented to passengers. For these travels, United Airlines was the airline provider and this blog will highlight how they catered for those travelling with allergies.

Virgin Atlantic BOS to LHR

Virgin Atlantic BOS - LHR

On the return flight from Boston Logan International to London Heathrow Airport, Virgin Atlantic was once again the transatlantic flight operator. This flight originated in the morning, so the menu items differed from the outbound evening flight towards Boston, but allow for a good comparison between the morning and evening food options. Below documents how this Virgin Atlantic flight dealt with catering for those travelling with allergies.

Visiting Boston

Arthur Fieldler by Charles River
Boston, the major city in the state of Massachusetts and most populous in the Region of New England. Situated on the East Coast on the Atlantic, Boston is famous for the red brick architecture, the famous institutes of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University as well an array of seafood cuisine including lobster rolls and clam chowder.

Flying Virgin LHR to BOS

Virgin Airlines Photo

The next trip to the United States was a visit to the New England City of Boston. Flying to the East Coast was approximately a 7 hour trip, which is extremely shorter than a journey to the West Coast. For these travels, Virgin was the Airline provider and this blog will highlight how they handled travelling with allergies.

Alaska Airlines SFO to LAX

Passenger on plane image

With the untold number of sights, stops and scenic detours you’ll want to experience during a California road trip, it comes at no surprise how quickly your time budget will run out. While a road trip in a loop fashion may allow you to see more of the Golden State, driving one way along the coast and then boarding a flight, such as the route from San Francisco to Los Angeles, can be a excellent way to return to your starting point if you are running low on time.

Flying BA LHR to LAX

Airplane Image

Transatlantic flights can often be stressful, even more so when travelling with allergies considering meals will be provided in a restrictive environment. However many airline providers cater well for those travelling with allergies ranging from pre-allocated food options, to allergy menus available during the flight.

Visiting Big Sur

McWay Falls
Travel along Route 1 and you will be treated to one of the most spectacular drives on the planet. With the Pacific Ocean to one side and the mountainous region of Big Sur on the other, the 55 miles of highway between “Ragged Point” and El Sur Ranch will rapidly disappear as you meander along the coastline. Read on more, here on this Travelling with Allergies blog