TSA Rule Change Coming Allowing Knives In Flight Not Okay With Flight Attendants
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Julie Moyer – 561-427-3662
Todd McJunkin – 212-518-3987
Flight Attendants Enlist Passengers in 'Knife Fight’ at MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Miami, FL – April 15, 2013 – The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants, continues leafleting this week at Miami International Airport to directly enlist passengers in the fight to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin. Leaflets encourage passengers to visit www.NoKnivesOnPlanes.com and call their Representatives in Washington to support legislation that will keep knives out of the aircraft cabin.
Airport Leafleting and Local Times for April 15:
Monday, April 15
Miami International Airport
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ET
Air Marshals, Pilots, Transportation Security Officers and airline CEOs agree with Flight Attendants. No knives, ever again.
Media Contacts: Corey Caldwell, AFA-CWA, email@example.com; Jamie Horwitz, TWU, firstname.lastname@example.org ; Leslie Mayo, APFA, email@example.com ; James Carlson, IAM, firstname.lastname@example.org ; David White, IBT, email@example.com.
ABOUT THE COALITION: The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions coordinates on issues of mutual interest to Flight Attendants. Members of the Coalition are the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, Transport Workers Union, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
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