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3 On Your Side: Airplane Knife Ban To Be Relaxed

Soon passengers will be allowed to board commercial airline flights with items that have been banned since the September 11th attacks. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

03/06/2013

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TSA Head Defends New Carry-on Pocketknife Policy

“I think it will help at the checkpoint from the standpoint that we won’t be focused on small items that could be a diversion for an actual significant threat,” TSA administrator John Pistole says.

03/06/2013

Security checkpoint at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

New TSA Rules Allow Passengers To Bring Small Knives Aboard Planes

The new rules will kick in April 25th. Knives can be up to 6 centimeters in length (2.36 inches) they can’t lock and can only be a half-inch wide. You still can’t carry on a bottle of water.

03/06/2013

Flying With Gifts

If you’re flying to see loved ones for the holidays, here are some things you need to remember if you’re bringing gifts with you.

12/04/2012

(A US Airways flight lands at Philadelphia International Airport ) (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

All Airlines Expected To Resume Flight Service At Philly International

Full flight operations were expected to resume Wednesday at Philadelphia International Airport following Hurricane Sandy.

10/31/2012

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Gun Accidentally Fired At Philadelphia International Airport

Police say a gun belonging to a flight attendant was accidentally fired at Philadelphia International Airport on Sunday morning.

09/23/2012

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U.S. Airways Hoax Is A Reminder Of How Sensitive Aviation Security Has Become

As the 11th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, last week’s U.S. Airways hoax was yet another reminder of how sensitive aviation security has become.

09/09/2012

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7 TSA Workers Being Canned In Wake of Testing Scandal At PHL Airport

The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday that they intend to fire seven of their employees following the discovery of a bribery scandal at the Philadelphia International Airport.

06/15/2012

I-Team Harkins At PHL

I-Team: Priest Removed From Ministry Due To Sex Abuse Allegations Now Works At PHL

The CBS3 I-Team has learned that a Catholic priest who was removed from the ministry over sex abuse allegations now holds a sensitive security post at Philadelphia International Airport.

05/24/2012

Pocket Knives

3 On Your Side: TSA Items Up For Grabs

Who isn’t looking for a good deal these days, or maybe a way to make a little extra money? Well, Pennsylvania is putting both at your fingertips.

05/23/2012

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Female Passengers Say They’re Targeted By TSA

Is the TSA sexually harassing women? A woman who was told to step into a body scanning machine thinks so.

02/14/2012

PHL Taxiway

Exclusive: TSA Investigation Underway After Driver Accidentally Enters Taxiway At Philadelphia International Airport

There is now an investigation underway after sources indicate a security breakdown led to an ordinary driver making his way onto a main taxiway, which is right near a runway.

02/10/2012

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Security Fast Lane Coming To PHL

The TSA’s Pre-Check program is a pilot program at seven airports now. It’s expanding to 28 including Philadelphia by the end of the year.

02/09/2012

Security checkpoint at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

TSA Reassures Passengers About Radiation Exposure Risk

After recent published reports accused TSA officials of not maintaining their scanner equipment and questioning just how much radiation one receives when going through those machines, the question remains: to just how much radiation are you exposed before you board an airplane?

01/18/2012

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