View Full Version : Practical Travel Safety and Security Issues



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