Flying back to Washington from California not long ago, a pilot`s reassuring baritone informed passengers that the flight attendants aboard were along "primarily for [our] safety." Standard procedures soon commenced: Exits were marked, use of oxygen masks was demonstrated, the doors were secured and off we went, safe and sound. But we could have been safer. Not from the dangers of cabin pressure gone awry or from an emergency landing, but from the threat of terrorists. And here, flight attendants are--or could be--in a unique position to help.
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