WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top transportation security official on Thursday defended his controversial move to allow small knives to be carried onto airplanes, despite protests from flight attendants and lawmakers who say it will endanger the flying public. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. transportation security official on Thursday defended his controversial move to allow small knives to be carried onto airplanes, despite protests from flight attendants and lawmakers who say it will endanger the flying public. Full story
Five unions representing the nation’s flight attendants are fighting the TSA’s decision to allow airline passengers to carry small knives starting next month. Sara Nelson, International Vice-President of the Association of Flight Attendants, told NBC News why she and her colleagues are troubled by t
The latest TSA rule change, which will allow travelers to carry small pocket knives and other items previously banned on airplanes, has been receiving intense criticism. Sara Nelson of the Association of Flight Attendants talks about why this change is making flight attendants nervous.
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 01: United Airlines flight attendants Scott Freeman speaks during a news conference and protest in front of Tom Bradley International terminal in opposition to the FAA's recent decision to start allowing small pocket knives back on board jetliners on April 1, 2013 in Los Ang
Flight attendants for U.S. airlines hold banners and placards while picketing at Los Angeles International Airport's departure level demanding that small knives be kept out of their cabins on April 1, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
Aeromexico flight attendants leave an Aeromexico counter at Mexico City's international airport June 1, 2013. Mexico's biggest airline Aeromexico and its unionized workers forged a last-minute accord early on Saturday to avoid a strike that could have ground some 300 flights a day, delaying a decisi