USA Update Why TSA delayed its new rules allowing knives on airplanes

Pressure from flight attendants and members of Congress prompts the Transportation Security Administration to delay new rules that would have let passengers carry small knives and some sporting equipment onto airplanes.

By , Staff writer

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Bowing to pressure from flight attendants and members of Congress, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it would delay implementation of new rules scheduled to take effect on Thursday that would have let passengers carry small knives and some sporting equipment onto airplanes.