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