Apr 13, 2017 · For new moms, pumping breast milk at work gets tricky no matter what the job. But for airline crew members like flight attendants and pilots, it’s an even more complicated task. Consider the Author: Annalyn Kurtz. Breastfeeding On A Plane – Airline Breastfeeding Policies. Every so often my newsfeed is full of news about a breastfeeding ‘incident’ onboard an airplane, or a mum having to ‘dump’ her pumped expressed milk at Heathrow airport as she was flying without her baby.
Perhaps the most notable example was when mother Emily Gillette was ordered off a Delta Connections flight in Vermont in 2006 for refusing to cover her exposed breast while she breastfed her child. Ultimately, Gillette reached a settlement with Delta and two other airlines in 2012 over the incident.Author: Sara Gates. Delta Air Lines' breastfeeding policy is again drawing notice — but this time with gratitude, after one woman's Facebook post thanking the company for, she said, its attendants' assistance with Author: Adam Carlson.
Feb 24, 2014 · Delta Air Lines has apologized to a California woman for mistakenly telling her she would not be able to breastfeed her infant son on a flight unless she used a nursing cover after the exchange. Time for Airlines to Take a Stand on Breast-feeding Passengers. When Martin Madrid got his seat assignments on a Delta Air Lines (www.delta.com) flight from Minneapolis to Orlando, he spotted a problem: Even though the airline knew that he and his wife were flying with a 4-year-old and an infant.