March 9, 2013 8:41 AM Subscribe
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and other airline workers' unions have asked the TSA to reconsider
their recent announcement to loosen security restrictions on airlines, effective April 25, that would allow passengers to carry small pocket knives
, among other items.Meanwhile, in Newark,
, on February 25th, an undercover investigator
with a fake bomb went through a metal detector and a pat down at Liberty Airport without the device being detected.
The exact makeup of the mock IED was not available, but even devices small enough to be stashed in a passenger’s pants could blow a hole through a plane’s fuselage.