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May 22, 2013, 04:29 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 opposition to ...


Apr 22, 2013, 07:46 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

As terrorist activity puts the country on high alert, the Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 U.S. flight attendants...


Apr 16, 2013, 03:50 ET 9/11 Flight Attendant Alfred Marchand Widow and Mother Of Current Flight Attendant Tells TSA To "Think Of The Families" - Keep Knives Off Planes

The Flight Attendants' Union Coalition, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants at carriers across the country, released an open letter to TSA...


Apr 08, 2013, 05:40 ET Homeland Security Subcommittee Conducts Aviation Security Hearing Without Flight Attendant Experience

The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing nearly 90,000 Flight Attendants, questions the validity of an aviation security hearing...


Apr 03, 2013, 01:24 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 the...