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