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