Representing the Flight Attendants
of American Airlines

Representing the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

4.23.13 – (LAA) – No Knives on Planes

 

NO KNIVES ON PLANES – APRIL 23, 2013

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Late yesterday, TSA announced that it will not begin allowing knives on planes on April 25, as planned. The APFA applauds Administrator Pistole’s decision to finally do the right thing by bringing stakeholders into the decision-making process. We hope those conversations will be meaningful and substantive.

Although we have succeeded in opening up TSA’s process, our work is far from complete. APFA is pushing harder than ever and bringing more supporters into our broad coalition. Pilots, air marshals, airline management, and even TSA’s own employees know this is a bad idea. Under the leadership of the Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, these stakeholders will be pushing for TSA to keep knives off planes forever.

Additionally, the coalition will continue to support legislation introduced by Congressmen Markey (D-MA) and Grimm (R-NY) and Senators Schumer (D-NY) and Murkowski (R-AK) that supports our position to best protect passengers and crew.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24, we will gather in Washington, D.C. to let the public know that we remain committed to keeping knives off of planes. Flight attendants interested in participating should arrive at DCA, Terminal C – departures/ticketing level at noon EST.

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Leslie Mayo
APFA National Communications Coordinator

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