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PSB insight helps achieve major victory In 2013, the TSA announced a plan to allow knives on planes Aviation security stakeholders opposed to the new policy turned to PSB to develop research-based messaging

9 in 10 Americans agree knives do NOT belong on planes (Penn Schoen Berland)

PSB research conducted by Robert Green and Adam Rosenblatt demonstrated strong public opposition to controversial plan Passengers and aviation security stakeholders achieve victory when TSA proposal reversed under intense pressure

TSA Does a Reverse: No Knives Allowed on Planes Its original ruling sparked a firestorm

June 6, 2013

In the end, the head of the TSA blinked. Following a barrage of criticism from politicians, unions, airlines and consumers, John Pistole said on Wednesday knives with blades just under 2.5 inches long and other items that could be used as weapons will not be allowed on board planes after all.


No Knives on Planes: Survey By Penn Schoen Berland