TSA Security Rules Will Change for Pilots
CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( TheStreet) -- U.S. airline pilots will be able to pass through airport security without being screened, the Transportation Security Administration has decided.
Starting next year, pilots will be able to pass through checkpoints if they can produce proof of their identity, said John Pistole, administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, in an interview with Bloomberg.
"This one seemed to jump out as a common-sense issue," Pistole said. "Why don't we trust pilots who are literally in charge of the aircraft?" He said he is also talking with flight attendants about similar exemptions.
In recent weeks, pilot unions including the U.S. Airline Pilots Association, which represents
(LCC) pilots, have
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