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