BBC presenter kicked off flight after making nut allergy request for daughter speaks out

A BBC weather presenter whose family got kicked off a flight after asking passengers not to eat peanuts because of her daughter’s allergy has called for urgent change in the airline industry.

Georgie Palmer, her husband Nick Sollom, and daughters Rosie and Annie, were ordered off the SunExpress flight from London Gatwick to Dalaman, Turkey on Tuesday (21 May) after telling the crew Rosie had an anaphylactic allergy to peanuts.

Ms Palmer said staff refused to make a standard announcement requesting passengers not eat peanuts because they had “updated” their allergies policy.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain on Monday (27 May), Ms Palmer said: “It is time to enact change.

“There is a deep lack of clarity when it comes to allergies and airlines.”

In a statement, SunExpress said it takes the safety of passengers “very seriously”.