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  1. Received e-mail regarding Registered Traveler rollout
  2. Another absurd overreaction to water bottles by crew
  3. "It Goes Up To Eleven."
  4. August's Ban on liquids/gels etc is costing airlines plenty
  5. "Puffers" at SFO
  6. Travel advice.
  7. Highs and lows of handluggage checking
  8. Common sense / pleasant attitude
  9. Travel life insurance, international travel?
  10. Help with shoe removal for diabetic
  11. Former highway chief named transportation secretary
  12. Simple solution for water ban...
  13. Woolite individual packets?
  14. Weird incident at IST airport
  15. Ask Slashdot: are TSA searches random?
  16. Well-made *preprinted* "All shoes must come off" signs at LAX
  17. TSA and others who could help this guy stay calm?
  18. For your next shopping junket to Concord, New Hampshire...
  19. "Security Feints": sad article
  20. Problem with TSA this morning at FLL
  21. Passengers claim Bonnie Tyler was a threat to aviation security
  22. Buying liquids in Tokyo duty free
  23. If you have brought a beverage on board, please hand it to the FA
  24. Not a single bag check w/ my 2 fl oz contact solution in carry-on
  25. The new TSA training web site
  26. Airline Security Cartoons
  27. What kind of food allowed on domestic U.S.A. flights?
  28. Hip prostheses and TSA?
  29. Carrying medicines on board
  30. I got the 2nd screening.....
  31. Printer cartridges allowed?
  32. A work around to the liquid ban
  33. Brussels Carry-on Restrictions
  34. Bizarre Idea: Sending X-Ray Images To Remote Screeners
  35. TSA needs to ban more...
  36. NY Times: Screening Tools Slow to Arrive in U.S. Airports
  37. Alternatives to Liquid and Gel based products
  38. The notorious Al-gebra movement
  39. silly id question?
  40. A sure fire way to bring the security line to a crawl.
  41. Crew can bring drinks??
  42. What exactly can you have in your pants when you go through security?
  43. Pilot Locked out of Cockpit
  44. Hear this, airlines: AAA says 100,000 fewer traveling by air this Labor Day
  45. Empty water bottle to be filled on plane???
  46. What do you say to those who blindly accept new regulations?
  47. TSA Training Site
  48. Used ammo box?
  49. UK police arrest 14 terror suspects
  50. Have UK airport delays affected you?
  51. Seen at ISP: Pax being wanded in gate area
  52. One of the better quotes lately... (From WashPost)
  53. At least it wasn't a terminal dump
  54. Antiterroism expert sneaks bomb onboard - Manila to Davao city
  55. Looks like the Liquid Ban is here to stay
  56. National guard in terminals?
  57. Seat Cushion on the Plane: non-toxic poly-urethane gel
  58. 4oz contact lens solutuion confiscated in FRA
  59. when you get the note from TSA in your checked bag...
  60. Booze and beverages ALLOWED on flights ex AMS to USA
  61. What are the policies on transporting cigarettes?
  62. Is the FAA doing more to endanger flight safety than TSA is preventing it?
  63. I bought a car today...
  64. Dear Bart:..... TSA Suggestions: No Rants, Please. Just Positive Suggestions, Please
  65. US carrier flights outside US, subject to water rules?
  66. London Evening Standard speculates on UK loss of US VISA Waiver programme
  67. Sudan seizes laptops at airport
  68. 727 damaged by hail Aug 10-YYC
  69. Air Canada Jazz pilot locked out of cockpit; door removed at hinges
  70. MSNBC commentary: Flying is like going to prison
  71. Duty Free Liquor Allowed on board?
  72. Passenger and Baggage Security Measures - US to Europe routes
  73. Guatemalan nationals get IDs with fake documents
  74. Does the liquid ban(carry-on) apply to frozen soup packed in dry ice?
  75. Does US immigration keep track?
  76. check contact solutions at gate for RJ?
  77. It's a "Bumb," (Pump) Not a Bomb!!!
  78. Have we paralyzed America's Best citizens by handing power over them to Americas leas
  79. How strict with UK carry-on bag dimensions?
  80. A380 test flight cancelled over technical glitch
  81. Very silly ORD Security scare (or, This kind of thing really isn't my bag mummy!)
  82. USA Today on Elite Security Lines
  83. Ads in Bins?!
  84. OK, which FT'er writes greeting cards?
  85. Travel History Subjects One to More Scrutiny?
  86. Overwhelm the check in baggage process
  87. Do US to UK flights now allow the normal carry-ons sans prohibited items?
  88. TSA stupidity in PHX
  89. Starbucks coffee in flight--plane lands safely!
  90. BA Loses Athlete's Leg
  91. Chertoff wants more passenger data
  92. Crew Allowed to board gels/liquids, etc.
  93. Would somebody in Washington please redirect at least one penny...
  94. Security in Amsterdam- flight to US
  95. National Guard at gates doing 2nd checks now?
  96. Water fountain disabled in terminal
  97. Good Guys Win! Photos allowed at Train Station!!!
  98. Not that this would work, but...isn't ice a solid?
  99. NYTimes: British plot more hype than reality
  100. Rumor from discussion with TSA at ORD
  101. What are the airline lobbyists doing?
  102. Shoe inserts
  103. The Stupid Security Awards
  104. Granny's Meds Scooped at YYZ
  105. Going to BRU and avoiding LON - worth it?
  106. Passengers kept on plane with suspected bomb
  107. First major crash in since 11/01: Terrorism & TSA related?
  108. Non-prespription meds update
  109. Pre-flight check in times
  110. TSA checks in jetways
  111. NY Times: "Forget Legroom. What About More Water?"
  112. So what if I have been on a farm ?
  113. How about liquids from other planes?
  114. Don't flush an iPod or you're really in for it
  115. Entry into Dubai with israeli stamps in passport?
  116. report: liquid explosive plot far-fetched
  117. diabetes .........insulin on the plane need permit
  118. 15 Rx meds in my carry-on, okay?
  119. Are "Smoke Hood" (fire)escape hoods allowed in carry-on?
  120. The Price of Security - Monday, August 28th, 8pm ET/PT Discovery
  121. Can I check in a car battery?
  122. REALLY stupid TSA agent at LAX
  123. Duty Free from SFO to BKK via NRT
  124. Would like to bring telescope on-board domestic flight...Foreseeable issues?
  125. Comair Flight 5191 LEX-ATL crashes in Lexington, 49 dead, 1 survivor
  126. Bomb scare at Ottawa airport just an iPod
  127. Another list - and Dave Nelson finally gets a break.
  128. What about cameras?
  129. PDX Airport threat, and why TSA is a joke
  130. Be careful what you say
  131. Change your gloves, please!
  132. Pax not happy with impact on checked bags
  133. Another case of comics
  134. Is the press tide turning?
  135. Motive Is EVERYTHING!
  136. Shirt to wear when you are traveling
  137. Toothpaste ban solved; now what about deodorant?
  138. Something for you conspiracy freaks to chew over:)
  139. New TSA Idiocy: "Beverages received on the plane may not be carried off the plane."
  140. Summary of Friday's Diversions
  141. Personal Observations -- Post 8/10 at the Airport
  142. Experts: Hand luggage rules 'don't reduce risk'
  143. Ryanair seeks $5.7M over security
  144. Too many diversions and delays to count today!
  145. Ultrasonic device can ID liquids
  146. Diversions - New FAM Procedures
  147. CO 52: Traces of dynamite found on checked baggage
  148. Attention flyers - carry the Geneva Convention with you when you travel
  149. AA 55 - MAN-ORD diverts to BGR
  150. CBP: Welcome home, yooz a terr'ist aint ya?
  151. Picket The Airports!
  152. Can or no Can?
  153. Possible new security procedures...
  154. TSA says checked luggage bomb detectors overwhelmed...
  155. live lobsters ok its the water gel packs were worried about
  156. TSAers abandoning their post leads to passenger's arrest
  157. Ryanair seeks compensation for security crackdown
  158. Mass murder in the skies: was the plot feasible?
  159. Police probe security alert on Aer Lingus flight
  160. Pax held 7 hrs on VS flight; instead of providing water, police called
  161. TSA is installing the baggage screening system at PHX
  162. BRU restrictions - think they'll change?
  163. Official term for TSA: Security Theatre
  164. "11-year-old Proves Locks Not So Secure"
  165. WaPo: FAMs to go casual
  166. Bruce Schneier essay: "Refuse to be Terrorized"
  167. Asia and The West: Different approaches?
  168. Carbon Monoxide Leak at Hotel
  169. DHS Follies cont.: Man Facing 2nd Deportation Finds He's U.S. Citizen
  170. Game - Guess the next airline to divert
  171. TSA and remove shoe requirement
  172. Tucson TSA
  173. Bose noise reduction headphones in carry-on?
  174. Bring Liquids On-Board Legally By Absorbtion.
  175. Security when transiting through LHR?
  176. Any luck with OTC "prescriptions?"
  177. TSA to Maintain Its Ban on Liquids and Gels
  178. Something smells at MIA
  179. Is there a Carry-on Replacement for Hair Gel?
  180. Another Rant About MIA Security
  181. Asian MEP says he was 'treated like a terrorist while travelling'
  182. NW Agent called a "deputy" on me for violating "security"
  183. Partial summery of call to TSA Contact Center
  184. Explosives on a Plane not a Danger
  185. NW flight from AMS-BOM
  186. Dear TSA...Why we want to keep our shoes on
  187. Update On Huntington Airport "Explosives"
  188. Screen THIS
  189. Contact Lens solution now allowed
  190. A plea...
  191. Interesting article
  192. NYT: Plane Diverted Back to Amsterdam
  193. Real?
  194. Air at MSP airport being tested after 19 fall ill inside
  195. Passenger reports herself to TSA for entering through exit--everyone rescreened
  196. Cant the ACLU help us?
  197. Airport rules 'costing musicians'
  198. Forget the Bottled Water- 60% of Screeners Fail TIP test.
  199. After all, cleanliness is next to godliness
  200. Lap tops out of bags?
  201. NWA AMS - BOM returns to AMS
  202. British Pilot Offloaded from Continental Flight. Racist Paranoia or "Security"?
  203. Orange Juice Question
  204. Connecting the dots and privacy...
  205. LGA-ATL flight diverted because of a bottle of water
  206. How far in advance to Philly Intl?
  207. How often does TSA mix-up articles among searched bags?
  208. Ryanair's one-photo summary of the new security procedures
  209. Future bookings
  210. Parody: Leaving on a Jet plane, TSA style
  211. Seen the new TSA website? "Our Approach - Unpredictability"
  212. How I brought aboard a bottle of water...
  213. Funding for the terror plot from South Africa? Paging GUWonder
  214. Fly thru SJU: Would you check or carry-on?
  215. More info on where your tax dollars are going...
  216. Baking Soda in lieu of toothpaste?
  217. FAM Giveaway
  218. Would Lavatory Chemical Sensors Improve In-Flight Security & Ease The Liquids Ban?
  219. Perhaps another reason to do away with shoe removal?
  220. UA supports this madness
  221. Today's NY Times letter to the editor re: security
  222. Blogged stopped from taking photos on BA
  223. Wait times at DFW transiting throughF Gatwick
  224. Now your government wants to know what size bed you sleep in
  225. FAM hearsay - but I'll throw it in anyway....
  226. When will TSA ban on liquids/gels end?
  227. Latest security slowdown
  228. TSA fines
  229. Saline Spray Is Legal
  230. Tip Of The Hat To The Updated, Re-Formatted, User Friendly & Informative www.tsa.gov
  231. Liquids wont set off metal detector
  232. eWeek: the Art of Checking Your Laptop as Luggage
  233. O.T. - Snakes on YOUR plane Safety Card!
  234. DCA TSA Videos: "Shoe removal not mandatory"
  235. TSA Wait Times - BWI - Tuesdays - Accurate?
  236. Carryon cooler with blue ice ice pack
  237. Flight crews traveling as pax bringing drinks on board?
  238. Frozen Bottled Water?
  239. Is denture adhesive allowed in carry on?
  240. Are we really at risk from snacks on a plane?
  241. Pilots and airline staff vent fury over ‘shameful and stupid’ security
  242. I can't carry on toothpaste, but DHS dines with JonBenet pedophile suspect in Thai J?
  243. Why can't you bring stuff onboard that is purchased in the "sterile" area?
  244. Do they really care if you bring water on board?
  245. Another emergency landing
  246. DHS follies cont.: Brown people stopped from going to Disneyland by ATL ICE
  247. What's the rationale behind the new hand-baggage size limits ex-UK?
  248. Suspicious pair taken off plane at Manchester - fear wins
  249. TSA testing new security technologies
  250. Gate Agent comment about the 'new' carryon restrictions...