Knives On Planes: Redefining Safety In The Skies

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Charlie Leocha, director, Consumer Travel Alliance
Laura Glading, president, Association of Professional Flight Attendants
Scott McCartney, Wall Street Journal travel editor and author of The Middle Seat Terminal blog

The Transportation Security Administration is set to enact changes to the list of prohibited items in April. Small pocket knives and some sporting goods will be allowed in carry-on items. The proposed changes were met with opposition from flight attendants and passengers who fear the items pose a safety risk.



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