Who's Sitting in 14D?

The spate of canceled international flights has abated since the chaotic holiday weeks. But tension between U.S. and European security officials over how to keep these flights safe has not. After a meeting in Europe last week, the U.S. failed to get European airlines to agree to put armed air marshals on high-risk flights. Some said they would rather ground the flights than see guns in the air. Foreign cargo airlines are also chafing under a new U.S. requirement that they provide information 24 hours before departure about anyone on the plane, including couriers, animal handlers and others who often accompany...

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