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Opposition builds to new TSA policy allowing knives on planes

Flight attendants: "We are last line of defense in aviation security"
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A recent decision by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to allow small knives on passenger planes is drawing opposition from flight attendants, airlines and politicians as well as the families of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


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New Flight safety eyewear challenges traditional eyewear designs

Featuring revolutionary, patent-pending temple tips engineered for all-day comfort
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Gateway Safety introduces Flight™ safety eyewear, venturing into a new territory of comfort and style. Flight is revolutionary eye protection, with an exclusive, patent-pending temple design that features the biggest comfort advancement in safety eyewear in a generation.


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More in-flight PED use could be allowed

But you’ll still have to put your seat in an upright position…
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Airline passengers could get to use their cell phones and other portable electronic devices (PEDs) more while in flight, depending upon the results of a task force study on the issue. Government and industry experts including representatives from the mobile technology and aviation manufacturing industries, pilot and flight attendant groups, and airlines, held their first meeting last week to study PED use.


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Whistleblowing pilot told to sign off on incomplete certification of trainee

Supervisors allegedly attempted to coerce him into signing a backdated and incorrect form
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A pilot who was fired after blowing the whistle on pilot certification fraud was ordered reinstated by OSHA. The whistleblower, a pilot from Illinois, alleges that he was asked to falsify a pilot certification for a training flight he performed with another pilot.


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How airline passengers can make their trips safer

FAA has tips on holiday (air) travel
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is encouraging travelers to take an active role in aviation safety when they fly this holiday season. Travelers can make their flight even safer by taking a few minutes to follow these guidelines:


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FAA issues new rules to prevent pilot fatigue

Estimated cost: $297, estimated benefits: $247- $470 million
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a sweeping final rule that overhauls commercial passenger airline pilot scheduling to ensure pilots have a longer opportunity for rest before they enter the cockpit.


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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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