TSA gives corkscrews a wheels up

laguiole_corkscrewThe TSA, in its infinite wisdom, has deemed corkscrews (with small foil-cutting blades as seen at right) safe to bring on planes again.

And knives! (Blades must be under 6 cm.) And whiffle ball bats, hockey sticks, golf clubs, and other items that will be fun to see jostling for space in the overhead bins.

But the big question for wine geeks is: can we please get our confiscated corkscrews back now? Oh, and when will the liquids ban be over?

“TSA Will Permit Knives, Golf Clubs on U.S. Planes” [Bloomberg]

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3 Responses to “TSA gives corkscrews a wheels up”

  1. good to know policies are changing on planes!! corkscrews but no wine?? 🙁 a little useless then, but still is good news!

  2. Cork screws have always been allowed as long as there is no knife on it. This blog post is incorrect.

  3. Corkscrews have been allowed since 2002….


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