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Small knives to be allowed on flights

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Wednesday, March 06, 2013

CNN.com: Banned from aircraft after 9/11, pocket knives will once again be allowed in U.S. planes, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

Knives with blades that are 2.36 inches (6 centimeters) or shorter and less than a 1/2 inch wide will be permitted on U.S. airline flights as long as the blade is not fixed or does not lock into place. Razor blades and box cutters are still not permitted.

 

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