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  1. Yet another water bottle question
  2. Airbus Looks At "Hijack Proof" Airliner
  3. did anyone else get extra looks on 9/11
  4. We have passed 9/11 -- where are the people who told us the water ban would be lifted
  5. The ultimate form of protest
  6. What is the official "policy" on jacket, cloak, and Muslim robe removal at security?
  7. What have you done to tick off the TSA lately?
  8. What would you do different about travel security?
  9. With antics like this, no wonder the "sterile area" isn't sterile
  10. Are steel toe boots allowed?
  11. Canadian Reporter Repeatedly Breaches YUL Security
  12. El Reg: Al-Qaeda can use gel bras to smuggle explosives
  13. UAL Flight 351 (ATL-SFO) diverted to DFW
  14. Keeping sharp and pointy object- legally?
  15. End passenger screening?
  16. Flying Today, Fifth Anniversary of 9/11
  17. Fortune Magazine: Case Studies In Terror
  18. The Price of Security - Koppel on Discovery Channel
  19. Has anyone heard this about 9/11?
  20. Man arrested in airport knife scare
  21. NY Times Editorial Advocates Carry-On Ban
  22. Positive Experience in Ottawa
  23. EU to adopt 150ml max for liquids
  24. Security for military at airport
  25. New AP article on Yahoo to the sheeple: Be patient; technology's coming
  26. Bottle Caps gone or cashiers as cops
  27. What is the cost of those magnetic? anti-shoplifting devices?
  28. Teen arrested for asking the TSA whether he has a bomb
  29. latest rules for PEK flights to US. NW singled out
  30. US expands visitor fingerprinting to deter attacks
  31. Clorine Tablets for treating tap water?
  32. Airport employees to watch behavior
  33. Why would someone do this?
  34. The Truth About Flying without ID
  35. Author George R.R. Martin on Airport Security
  36. Security At Cdg
  37. Good Article in Salon
  38. Prisoners found hiding cell phones in body cavity
  39. Belgium holds 17 in terrorist plot
  40. USA Today-A Day in the Life of a Screener
  41. Istanbul Security Threat (or lack of it)-per Medical Oncology conference-I disagree!
  42. Whats up with TSA waittime website?
  43. Now For Some Truth About Aviation Security
  44. The 9/11 Attacks: A Comprehensive Five-Year Retrospective
  45. USA Today article, sounds like it was written by TSA
  46. Curious experience re: "prisoner" being transported without escort
  47. Reasons to ban water (not serious thread)
  48. ZRH security confiscates bottle tops
  49. DHS Calls for Liquid Explosive Detector by September
  50. A blog regarding airport security
  51. Received e-mail regarding Registered Traveler rollout
  52. Another absurd overreaction to water bottles by crew
  53. "It Goes Up To Eleven."
  54. August's Ban on liquids/gels etc is costing airlines plenty
  55. "Puffers" at SFO
  56. Travel advice.
  57. Highs and lows of handluggage checking
  58. Common sense / pleasant attitude
  59. Travel life insurance, international travel?
  60. Help with shoe removal for diabetic
  61. Former highway chief named transportation secretary
  62. Simple solution for water ban...
  63. Woolite individual packets?
  64. Weird incident at IST airport
  65. Ask Slashdot: are TSA searches random?
  66. Well-made *preprinted* "All shoes must come off" signs at LAX
  67. TSA and others who could help this guy stay calm?
  68. For your next shopping junket to Concord, New Hampshire...
  69. "Security Feints": sad article
  70. Problem with TSA this morning at FLL
  71. Passengers claim Bonnie Tyler was a threat to aviation security
  72. Buying liquids in Tokyo duty free
  73. If you have brought a beverage on board, please hand it to the FA
  74. Not a single bag check w/ my 2 fl oz contact solution in carry-on
  75. The new TSA training web site
  76. Airline Security Cartoons
  77. What kind of food allowed on domestic U.S.A. flights?
  78. Hip prostheses and TSA?
  79. Carrying medicines on board
  80. I got the 2nd screening.....
  81. Printer cartridges allowed?
  82. A work around to the liquid ban
  83. Brussels Carry-on Restrictions
  84. Bizarre Idea: Sending X-Ray Images To Remote Screeners
  85. TSA needs to ban more...
  86. NY Times: Screening Tools Slow to Arrive in U.S. Airports
  87. Alternatives to Liquid and Gel based products
  88. The notorious Al-gebra movement
  89. silly id question?
  90. A sure fire way to bring the security line to a crawl.
  91. Crew can bring drinks??
  92. What exactly can you have in your pants when you go through security?
  93. Pilot Locked out of Cockpit
  94. Hear this, airlines: AAA says 100,000 fewer traveling by air this Labor Day
  95. Empty water bottle to be filled on plane???
  96. What do you say to those who blindly accept new regulations?
  97. TSA Training Site
  98. Used ammo box?
  99. UK police arrest 14 terror suspects
  100. Have UK airport delays affected you?
  101. Seen at ISP: Pax being wanded in gate area
  102. One of the better quotes lately... (From WashPost)
  103. At least it wasn't a terminal dump
  104. Antiterroism expert sneaks bomb onboard - Manila to Davao city
  105. Looks like the Liquid Ban is here to stay
  106. National guard in terminals?
  107. Seat Cushion on the Plane: non-toxic poly-urethane gel
  108. 4oz contact lens solutuion confiscated in FRA
  109. when you get the note from TSA in your checked bag...
  110. Booze and beverages ALLOWED on flights ex AMS to USA
  111. What are the policies on transporting cigarettes?
  112. Is the FAA doing more to endanger flight safety than TSA is preventing it?
  113. I bought a car today...
  114. Dear Bart:..... TSA Suggestions: No Rants, Please. Just Positive Suggestions, Please
  115. US carrier flights outside US, subject to water rules?
  116. London Evening Standard speculates on UK loss of US VISA Waiver programme
  117. Sudan seizes laptops at airport
  118. 727 damaged by hail Aug 10-YYC
  119. Air Canada Jazz pilot locked out of cockpit; door removed at hinges
  120. MSNBC commentary: Flying is like going to prison
  121. Duty Free Liquor Allowed on board?
  122. Passenger and Baggage Security Measures - US to Europe routes
  123. Guatemalan nationals get IDs with fake documents
  124. Does the liquid ban(carry-on) apply to frozen soup packed in dry ice?
  125. Does US immigration keep track?
  126. check contact solutions at gate for RJ?
  127. It's a "Bumb," (Pump) Not a Bomb!!!
  128. Have we paralyzed America's Best citizens by handing power over them to Americas leas
  129. How strict with UK carry-on bag dimensions?
  130. A380 test flight cancelled over technical glitch
  131. Very silly ORD Security scare (or, This kind of thing really isn't my bag mummy!)
  132. USA Today on Elite Security Lines
  133. Ads in Bins?!
  134. OK, which FT'er writes greeting cards?
  135. Travel History Subjects One to More Scrutiny?
  136. Overwhelm the check in baggage process
  137. Do US to UK flights now allow the normal carry-ons sans prohibited items?
  138. TSA stupidity in PHX
  139. Starbucks coffee in flight--plane lands safely!
  140. BA Loses Athlete's Leg
  141. Chertoff wants more passenger data
  142. Crew Allowed to board gels/liquids, etc.
  143. Would somebody in Washington please redirect at least one penny...
  144. Security in Amsterdam- flight to US
  145. National Guard at gates doing 2nd checks now?
  146. Water fountain disabled in terminal
  147. Good Guys Win! Photos allowed at Train Station!!!
  148. Not that this would work, but...isn't ice a solid?
  149. NYTimes: British plot more hype than reality
  150. Rumor from discussion with TSA at ORD
  151. What are the airline lobbyists doing?
  152. Shoe inserts
  153. The Stupid Security Awards
  154. Granny's Meds Scooped at YYZ
  155. Going to BRU and avoiding LON - worth it?
  156. Passengers kept on plane with suspected bomb
  157. First major crash in since 11/01: Terrorism & TSA related?
  158. Non-prespription meds update
  159. Pre-flight check in times
  160. TSA checks in jetways
  161. NY Times: "Forget Legroom. What About More Water?"
  162. So what if I have been on a farm ?
  163. How about liquids from other planes?
  164. Don't flush an iPod or you're really in for it
  165. Entry into Dubai with israeli stamps in passport?
  166. report: liquid explosive plot far-fetched
  167. diabetes .........insulin on the plane need permit
  168. 15 Rx meds in my carry-on, okay?
  169. Are "Smoke Hood" (fire)escape hoods allowed in carry-on?
  170. The Price of Security - Monday, August 28th, 8pm ET/PT Discovery
  171. Can I check in a car battery?
  172. REALLY stupid TSA agent at LAX
  173. Duty Free from SFO to BKK via NRT
  174. Would like to bring telescope on-board domestic flight...Foreseeable issues?
  175. Comair Flight 5191 LEX-ATL crashes in Lexington, 49 dead, 1 survivor
  176. Bomb scare at Ottawa airport just an iPod
  177. Another list - and Dave Nelson finally gets a break.
  178. What about cameras?
  179. PDX Airport threat, and why TSA is a joke
  180. Be careful what you say
  181. Change your gloves, please!
  182. Pax not happy with impact on checked bags
  183. Another case of comics
  184. Is the press tide turning?
  185. Motive Is EVERYTHING!
  186. Shirt to wear when you are traveling
  187. Toothpaste ban solved; now what about deodorant?
  188. Something for you conspiracy freaks to chew over:)
  189. New TSA Idiocy: "Beverages received on the plane may not be carried off the plane."
  190. Summary of Friday's Diversions
  191. Personal Observations -- Post 8/10 at the Airport
  192. Experts: Hand luggage rules 'don't reduce risk'
  193. Ryanair seeks $5.7M over security
  194. Too many diversions and delays to count today!
  195. Ultrasonic device can ID liquids
  196. Diversions - New FAM Procedures
  197. CO 52: Traces of dynamite found on checked baggage
  198. Attention flyers - carry the Geneva Convention with you when you travel
  199. AA 55 - MAN-ORD diverts to BGR
  200. CBP: Welcome home, yooz a terr'ist aint ya?
  201. Picket The Airports!
  202. Can or no Can?
  203. Possible new security procedures...
  204. TSA says checked luggage bomb detectors overwhelmed...
  205. live lobsters ok its the water gel packs were worried about
  206. TSAers abandoning their post leads to passenger's arrest
  207. Ryanair seeks compensation for security crackdown
  208. Mass murder in the skies: was the plot feasible?
  209. Police probe security alert on Aer Lingus flight
  210. Pax held 7 hrs on VS flight; instead of providing water, police called
  211. TSA is installing the baggage screening system at PHX
  212. BRU restrictions - think they'll change?
  213. Official term for TSA: Security Theatre
  214. "11-year-old Proves Locks Not So Secure"
  215. WaPo: FAMs to go casual
  216. Bruce Schneier essay: "Refuse to be Terrorized"
  217. Asia and The West: Different approaches?
  218. Carbon Monoxide Leak at Hotel
  219. DHS Follies cont.: Man Facing 2nd Deportation Finds He's U.S. Citizen
  220. Game - Guess the next airline to divert
  221. TSA and remove shoe requirement
  222. Tucson TSA
  223. Bose noise reduction headphones in carry-on?
  224. Bring Liquids On-Board Legally By Absorbtion.
  225. Security when transiting through LHR?
  226. Any luck with OTC "prescriptions?"
  227. TSA to Maintain Its Ban on Liquids and Gels
  228. Something smells at MIA
  229. Is there a Carry-on Replacement for Hair Gel?
  230. Another Rant About MIA Security
  231. Asian MEP says he was 'treated like a terrorist while travelling'
  232. NW Agent called a "deputy" on me for violating "security"
  233. Partial summery of call to TSA Contact Center
  234. Explosives on a Plane not a Danger
  235. NW flight from AMS-BOM
  236. Dear TSA...Why we want to keep our shoes on
  237. Update On Huntington Airport "Explosives"
  238. Screen THIS
  239. Contact Lens solution now allowed
  240. A plea...
  241. Interesting article
  242. NYT: Plane Diverted Back to Amsterdam
  243. Real?
  244. Air at MSP airport being tested after 19 fall ill inside
  245. Passenger reports herself to TSA for entering through exit--everyone rescreened
  246. Cant the ACLU help us?
  247. Airport rules 'costing musicians'
  248. Forget the Bottled Water- 60% of Screeners Fail TIP test.
  249. After all, cleanliness is next to godliness
  250. Lap tops out of bags?