Logan Travelers Greeted With Security Challenges

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Inside Logan Airport (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Inside Logan Airport (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

BOSTON (CBS) – Those getting on an airplane at Logan Airport may face some challenges during this busy holiday week.

The head of the Transportation Security Administration says they are working to make screening methods as minimally invasive as possible.

Full body scans and aggressive pat-downs come almost a year after the alleged attempt by a Nigerian with explosives in his underwear to bring down a flight to Detroit last Christmas.

There’s also word going around the internet of a protest for Wednesday where organizers are calling for travelers to boycott the body scans.

   WBZ’s Ed Walsh speaks with aviation industry analyst Terry Trippler.

WBZ’s Carl Stevens reports from Logan International Airport in Boston.

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