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  1. "The passenger was interfering with the screening process..." -video at 11
  2. Possible Bomb Threat at CLT-Wed PM
  3. Short Whine Ahead: Flying the Unfriendly Skies with Delta
  4. TSA Locks?
  5. Was this a FAM in ABQ?
  6. The safest place to sit is.......
  7. MKE Recombobulation area
  8. I'm not kidding - confiscation content
  9. Security concerns at ARN
  10. No Flight For You Today!
  11. Can you take a travel nebuliser onboard?
  12. Corkscrews?
  13. Flashlight Draws Attention in EWR
  14. And the one checked bag the TSA checks is . . .
  15. Passport Name Correct, Ticket Name Not so much!
  16. Best idea ever: BP/wristwatch/TSA-FA controlled taser
  17. DHS/TSA Harassment Drill in Montgomery County, MD Today -- MARC and Metro
  18. 100-gram tube of face wash... allowed???
  19. European or French equivalent to TSA web site?
  20. Hi New Here:)-Are Homeopathic Remedies and AM/FM Radios Allowed Onboard?
  21. Which of these airports have the worst arrival immigration delay? LAX/SFO/EWR/IAD/JFK
  22. New 3-1-1- rules -- this is weird!
  23. Does the State Dept give you back your old passport after you get married?
  24. why do other countries not require shoe removal??
  25. Pushing my luck to the limit
  26. Immigration Officer Having A Bad Day
  27. CO: passenger leaving plane prior to departure
  28. Can I Get A Ruling On "Impersonality A Security Risk?"
  29. Ice brick
  30. LAN TSA Experience
  31. Rounded-edge scissors: Works everywhere in the world but CDG T2E
  32. DHS Refusal to Allow Passport Cards for Air Entry to US is Absurd
  33. British Citizen/Human Rights Campaigner Denied Entry at EWR
  34. Kip: Final Word on ID
  35. Idiocracy and ID
  36. "security situation" at LAS McCarran
  37. Leaving FlyerTalk
  38. EU passenger bill of rights
  39. Today Show-millimeter wave machine preview
  40. More fun with SPOT
  41. TSA PR piece in DEN (again)
  42. Deodorant and the Kippie Bag
  43. I see fake BP, TSA ignores it.
  44. Peanut Butter or Cheese allowed?
  45. Customs in ATL at 5:30 AM?
  46. Domestic flight on expired visa
  47. Keys through security metal detector
  48. LAX Bomb Threat Incident
  49. Will I be interrogated for buying a one-way ticket?
  50. The TSA quasi-responded to our questions!
  51. YYZ International Security
  52. Ageing terrorist removed from watch list
  53. TSA Successfully Thwarts Perfect Vacation
  54. what happens if you lose your passport on flt back to us
  55. Why Would You Want a Passport Card?
  56. which countries have OFFICIALLY said that "US passport card" is acceptable for entry?
  57. Boston Globe: Logan will install body scanners
  58. Armed confrontation in the works at ATL
  59. No more need to remove laptops from the bag at the airport
  60. Theft Insurance?
  61. Aviation podcast interview with TSA Deputy Admin Gale Rossides
  62. Screening, shoes off, etc. between connecting flights
  63. Senate Hearing on Customs Laptop Searches
  64. No Cuticle Scissors or Nail File allowed in CUN?
  65. using same fingers to enter Japan or USA, but with a different country's passport?
  66. Today at the checkpoint, I encountered the unspeakable ...
  67. Top 10 Strangest Anti-Terrorism Patents
  68. BDO Officers and Boarding Gate
  69. Black diamond lines a ploy to push Clear?
  70. I got the dreaded SSSS in PHL
  71. Q: Security / Connect time at SJC
  72. Mace Spray
  73. Temporary drivers license acceptable by TSA?
  74. OMG, I feel so bad about this!
  75. what's the orange form in this person's hand? (in US CBP passport control line)
  76. Stupid "Expert Travelers"?!
  77. What info appears on the PP Card?
  78. Air China pilot English
  79. NYTimes - U.S. and Europe Near Agreement on Private Data
  80. YOW AC GA to columnist: “you can't say those words.Those words are illegal."
  81. Old Subject
  82. Political Afflication
  83. The latest from the blog
  84. Are under-18 minors still exempt from showing ID?
  85. article- TSA employees at IAH remind passengers of their sworn duties
  86. A new level of TSA screener stupidity
  87. Many Job Openings-Earn $100K+ a year plus a very lucrative bonus and benefits
  88. TSA intimidates children
  89. Supreme Court Gun Control Ruling
  90. CATSA also monitors FlyerTalk
  91. how long to get my replacement US passport back? with name change
  92. New AmEx Business card ads preys on fear of TSA/BDOs
  93. Autistic toddler kicked off airplane..."the child is uncontrollable"
  94. UK backs off on airport-style security for trains
  95. Screening, BOS Terminal B, AA Elite Line
  96. Was punked by US Immigration Officer
  97. US Customs in Toronto....
  98. Evolution at DCA
  99. BDO's prevent security breach
  100. TSA steals my carpet cleaner!
  101. Mentality of why detention at the checkpoint and CBP won't go away....
  102. Full military-style show of force against American traveling public
  103. Laptops - US customs
  104. Clear ceases operations & is back [merged threads]
  105. ACLU Blasts TSA's Political Party ID check questions
  106. Packing question
  107. Reporter's laptop seized "without cause" by U.S. Customs
  108. Do they do random agriculture checks?
  109. USAToday: TSA Picks up around $1M over 3 years in change left at checkpoint
  110. Not even the tiniest airports immune to terminal dumps
  111. What happens when you don't put all your liquids in the baggie?
  112. New Nameplates
  113. Flight Attendant Makes Joke About A Bomb Onboard
  114. TSA Screener Speaks
  115. Let's do something about all of this
  116. TSA's blog not taking comments
  117. las d gate 6/23 note
  118. Brill's new way to cash in on Security Theater
  119. Enough Is Enough!
  120. CBP Officer asks "Can you name 3 questions you checked NO on your Declaration?”
  121. TSA's current attempt at justification
  122. TSA nonsense extends to Europe, apparently
  123. Forget ID after 6/21: expect invasive ?s including political affiliation
  124. Readers Digest story - Airline Pilot Shares His Thoughts
  125. Electronics STUPIDITY comes to Japan
  126. The emperor has no clothes
  127. Delta to begin Registered Traveler program
  128. WaPo Sunday feature -- A day in the life of a FAM
  129. Secondaried for Winking at an ID Oogler
  130. No ID - Reports from the Field
  131. Warning: stolen Garmin GPS from checked baggage at Sanford/Orlando Airport/allegiant
  132. Which countries fingerprints US passport-holders at airports?
  133. Kid refuses to show ID on CNN report
  134. electronics carry on
  135. new twist on the liquid nonsense (this time for the beijing olympics)
  136. Drunk pax tries to set curtains on fire
  137. Reporter taken off plane for using cold medicine!
  138. SeaPort Airlines: "Outside of TSA jurisdiction"
  139. Suspicious item closes concourse at Newark airport
  140. Editorial: Airports should follow MCO and insist on daily screening for workers
  141. House passes homeland security measures
  142. TSA says new airport ID rule is not about control
  143. For those who think only those on the political "left" oppose this madness
  144. Driver's license expiration date
  145. CNN-- Video story on flying without ID
  146. Laptop and Security
  147. EU Countries Pushing for Internet-based Pre-Travel Authorization for Foreigners
  148. For the TSO's, here's a quick question.....
  149. Explain this to a stupid European.....
  150. When smokers go bad...
  151. TSA Indy...nicest people on earth
  152. And the propaganda beat goes on....
  153. Airport Operations Career
  154. Baskin-Robbins, purveyor of tools of terrorism
  155. Sec. Chertoff: Passport Card should be placed on car's dash before reaching CBP booth
  156. TSA restarting gate screening
  157. does my US passport look defective in this picture?
  158. Blogger Bob said it
  159. JFK - NWA employee, airport employee, TSA ALL miss my accidental 'violation'
  160. China's All-Seeing Eye
  161. DHS to Help Private Sector With Security Management?
  162. Sizer templates coming back?
  163. TSA grabs my wallet
  164. Alaska Railroad, "ID req'd by TSA"
  165. personal data page now printed on page 2 of RFID passport, is it more easily damaged?
  166. Respect
  167. USA Today on TSA's new badges
  168. Let me through then decided to ETD
  169. Dealing with being SPOTed
  170. I need to inject some comic relief
  171. if I send my passport book in for passport card application, how long to get it back?
  172. Huge Problem HELP! (damaged passport while abroad)
  173. Q: Those Phiten titanium bead necklaces
  174. Strangest thing in you bag picked up by X-ray?
  175. LA MetroLink commuter rail introduces roving random bag checks
  176. I Actually Met Someone At TSA With A Brain On Thursday
  177. TSA called police on me at DTW...
  178. US passport required when flying nonstop from Guam back to Honolulu?
  179. TSA Blog: "Our ticket checkers found a fraudulent ID at JFK"
  180. Hey! Here's something for the TSA Blog....
  181. I've had it with TSA
  182. What are the required components of an SSSS screening?
  183. Homeland Security official's bags go missing
  184. when did the Passport Agency switch to by-appointment-only?
  185. can the passport CARD be used as a back-up for the passport BOOK?
  186. New drink fees...
  187. Question on Declaration Form
  188. What's up with Atlanta Airport?
  189. SAT: Where 2 hours before your flight "isn't just a suggestion"
  190. More "millimeter wave" scanners coming...
  191. Polish Pilots' Poor English Almost Led To Crash
  192. Scared for girlfriend going through US customs
  193. 10 US Airports To Adopt Virtual Strip Search Scanners
  194. Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) implementation
  195. Anonymous-less travel or 3-1-1?
  196. "TSA is the law of the airport"
  197. my orthopedic shoes set off the etd machine at lax
  198. AZ legislature votes to ban participation in RealID
  199. NEXUS Interview and Change of Citizenship
  200. "... lots of liquids in syringes ..."
  201. TSA blog addresses the new airport ID rule
  202. Toiletries less than 3 oz, but not in original containers?
  203. The Re-Route SSSS Blame Game
  204. Question for the TSA & LEOs on the Board
  205. Clear Pass: Bad Experience Denver
  206. LHR T5 today
  207. MUC - IAD Today... Had to show passport 6 times?
  208. When was CAPPS created?
  209. Actually, it looks like you can still fly without ID
  210. Thank you to SEA TSO's
  211. TSA Black Diamond Lane in The International Herald Tribune
  212. When Federal Air Marshals go bad...
  213. "Please intimidate me."
  214. Potential New TSA Employee has questions
  215. "411 TSOs fired for theft in the past five years"
  216. CATSA may be in for a tough year!
  217. Ever gotten a TSA letter when you've only packed clothes?
  218. Dumbest challenge by a TSA Agent - I may also have the winner
  219. TSA Continues To See Screeners Leave Agency
  220. Attention FlyerTalker TSA Employees - Your Employer is Monitoring You
  221. USA Today: 10 airports install body scanners
  222. Starting June 21: Refuse to Show ID, No Entry to Sterile Area
  223. Moist facial pads...These don't need to go in baggie, do they?
  224. "Mother-Friendly" CATSA??
  225. Those Were The Days My Friend
  226. Postive experience out of JFK
  227. Just an observation
  228. Burger King's take on security
  229. YYZ: non ticketed people allow into concourse?
  230. streamlining SSSS at hou
  231. Food Through Security
  232. Finally caught by the 3-1-1 rule
  233. Partially checking bags
  234. I kept my I-94 Visa Waiver... and Lost it... 10 years ago!
  235. Are sewing machines allowed as carry-ons?
  236. International Liquid Lunacy?
  237. ex-UK prescription creams and medicines, ok to carry on?
  238. Flagged SSSS by Rude Ticket Counter Agent?
  239. PHL Shoe Incident
  240. I can use some help for a long-planned visit to the US
  241. Is it just my imagination...
  242. YouTube Clip Of Me On Good Morning America Discussing Airport Security...
  243. if applying for passport at passport agency, can one also apply for passport card?
  244. My Tel Aviv airport security experience last week
  245. Boston Globe: Community service, apology ordered for MIT student in airport device c
  246. Can you say, "Air marshal" at the airport in the US?
  247. Did the pax check their BRAINS today?!
  248. 3oz or 100ml at TSA checkpoints???
  249. SAN Terminal Dump
  250. Clear at IAD