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May 22, 2013, 16:29 ET

NY and NJ Senators Say 'Keep Knives Out of Our Skies'

 New York and New Jersey Senators today introduced legislation to "Keep Knives Out of Our Skies," in response to an incredible chorus of...

Apr 22, 2013, 19:46 ET

TSA Delays Knives on Planes -- Flight Attendants accept temporary reprieve for aviation security

In the face of a huge backlash from Flight Attendants, nearly every other stakeholder in aviation and the public, the Transportation Security...

Apr 19, 2013, 12:57 ET

Coalition Of Flight Attendant Unions Calls On Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano To Halt Weakening Of Aviation Security As The Country Battles Terrorist Activity

Flight Attendants Express Grave Concern Over Allowing Knives on Planes As terrorist activity puts the country on high alert, the...

Apr 16, 2013, 15:50 ET
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9/11 Flight Attendant Alfred Marchand Widow and Mother Of Current Flight Attendant Tells TSA To "Think Of The Families" - Keep Knives Off Planes

Rebecca Marchand Meets with Lawmakers Following Boston Tragedy The Flight Attendants' Union Coalition, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants...

Apr 08, 2013, 17:40 ET

Homeland Security Subcommittee Conducts Aviation Security Hearing Without Flight Attendant Experience

Key Stakeholder Perspective Missing at TSA Policy Hearing The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing nearly 90,000 Flight...

Apr 03, 2013, 13:24 ET

Flight Attendants Request Seat at 'Stakeholder' Security Hearing

The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing nearly 90,000 Flight Attendants, welcomed news from the House Subcommittee on Transportation...

Apr 01, 2013, 09:03 ET

No Joke: Flight Attendants Enlist Passengers In 'Knife Fight' At Airports Nationwide

 The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants, continues a series of leafleting events at airports around...