A bill that made national headlines for unsuccessfully attempting to criminalize excessive touching by agents during airport security pat-downs two years ago is back in the Texas Legislature.
Flight attendants with American Airlines are handing out papers to North Texas travelers as a demonstration against the TSA’s decision to allow some knives back on airplanes.
The plan to let airline passengers carry small knives on board planes will be grounded, if some flight attendant groups have their way.
Markey cites opposition from flight attendants, pilots and federal law enforcement officers. The Malden Democrat was joined by representatives of flight attendants and pilot unions.
Starting April 25th, the TSA will allow sporting equipment to be checked through security and onto the plane – gear such as golf clubs, hockey and lacrosse sticks, ski poles, and novelty bats.
Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.
Now that the budget axe is falling on Capitol Hill, the White House warns the cuts will be widespread.
A series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.
You could call it sequestration frustration. If the across the board spending cuts take effect March 1, the Obama administration warns you may want to pack your patience the next time you fly.
Following a CBS 11 Investigation, the Transportation Security Administration is getting rid of those full-body scanning machines that have caused so much controversy.
The TSA has apologized to an 11-year-old girl who was detained for nearly an hour last week at DFW International Airport after agents said they found explosive residue on her hands.
A 12-year-old girl who suffers from a bone disorder and uses a wheelchair was detained for nearly an hour at DFW International Airport after TSA agents said they found explosive residue on her hands.