Senator to urge tighter screening for all airport workers

Passengers make their way in a security checkpoint at the International JFK airport in New YorkWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Charles Schumer on Wednesday will call for tighter screening of all employees at U.S. airports after a Delta Air Lines Inc baggage handler was charged with helping smuggle 18 handguns onto a flight from Atlanta to New York City. Schumer, a New York Democrat, will ask the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to require that all airline and airport employees be physically screened every day before work, his office said in a statement. …

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