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