Bay News 9
April 23, 2013
Federal officials said they are delaying a policy that would allow passengers to carry small knives, bats and other sports equipment onto airliners.
The Transportation Security Administration said Monday the policy change has been delayed to accommodate feedback from an advisory committee made up of aviation industry, consumer and law enforcement officials.
The TSA proposed the policy change last month, saying it would free up the agency to concentrate on protecting against greater threats. TSA screeners confiscate about 2,000 small folding knives from passengers every day.