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Originally published Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 10:15 AM

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TSA: Flight attendants can also skip scanners

Flights attendants are going to be able to board a plane without a body scan or pat-down, just like the pilots. The Transportation Security Administration...

AP Airlines Writer

Flights attendants are going to be able to board a plane without a body scan or pat-down, just like the pilots.

The Transportation Security Administration confirmed the change on Tuesday after The Associated Press asked about it.

On Friday the TSA said pilots could skip the more intense screening, including full-body scanners. Flight attendants argued they too should be exempt.

The TSA says pilots and flight attendants must still go through a metal detector.

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