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  1. US carrier flights outside US, subject to water rules?
  2. London Evening Standard speculates on UK loss of US VISA Waiver programme
  3. Sudan seizes laptops at airport
  4. 727 damaged by hail Aug 10-YYC
  5. Air Canada Jazz pilot locked out of cockpit; door removed at hinges
  6. MSNBC commentary: Flying is like going to prison
  7. Duty Free Liquor Allowed on board?
  8. Passenger and Baggage Security Measures - US to Europe routes
  9. Guatemalan nationals get IDs with fake documents
  10. Does the liquid ban(carry-on) apply to frozen soup packed in dry ice?
  11. Does US immigration keep track?
  12. check contact solutions at gate for RJ?
  13. It's a "Bumb," (Pump) Not a Bomb!!!
  14. Have we paralyzed America's Best citizens by handing power over them to Americas leas
  15. How strict with UK carry-on bag dimensions?
  16. A380 test flight cancelled over technical glitch
  17. Very silly ORD Security scare (or, This kind of thing really isn't my bag mummy!)
  18. USA Today on Elite Security Lines
  19. Ads in Bins?!
  20. OK, which FT'er writes greeting cards?
  21. Travel History Subjects One to More Scrutiny?
  22. Overwhelm the check in baggage process
  23. Do US to UK flights now allow the normal carry-ons sans prohibited items?
  24. TSA stupidity in PHX
  25. Starbucks coffee in flight--plane lands safely!
  26. BA Loses Athlete's Leg
  27. Chertoff wants more passenger data
  28. Crew Allowed to board gels/liquids, etc.
  29. Would somebody in Washington please redirect at least one penny...
  30. Security in Amsterdam- flight to US
  31. National Guard at gates doing 2nd checks now?
  32. Water fountain disabled in terminal
  33. Good Guys Win! Photos allowed at Train Station!!!
  34. Not that this would work, but...isn't ice a solid?
  35. NYTimes: British plot more hype than reality
  36. Rumor from discussion with TSA at ORD
  37. What are the airline lobbyists doing?
  38. Shoe inserts
  39. The Stupid Security Awards
  40. Granny's Meds Scooped at YYZ
  41. Going to BRU and avoiding LON - worth it?
  42. Passengers kept on plane with suspected bomb
  43. First major crash in since 11/01: Terrorism & TSA related?
  44. Non-prespription meds update
  45. Pre-flight check in times
  46. TSA checks in jetways
  47. NY Times: "Forget Legroom. What About More Water?"
  48. So what if I have been on a farm ?
  49. How about liquids from other planes?
  50. Don't flush an iPod or you're really in for it
  51. Entry into Dubai with israeli stamps in passport?
  52. report: liquid explosive plot far-fetched
  53. diabetes .........insulin on the plane need permit
  54. 15 Rx meds in my carry-on, okay?
  55. Are "Smoke Hood" (fire)escape hoods allowed in carry-on?
  56. The Price of Security - Monday, August 28th, 8pm ET/PT Discovery
  57. Can I check in a car battery?
  58. REALLY stupid TSA agent at LAX
  59. Duty Free from SFO to BKK via NRT
  60. Would like to bring telescope on-board domestic flight...Foreseeable issues?
  61. Comair Flight 5191 LEX-ATL crashes in Lexington, 49 dead, 1 survivor
  62. Bomb scare at Ottawa airport just an iPod
  63. Another list - and Dave Nelson finally gets a break.
  64. What about cameras?
  65. PDX Airport threat, and why TSA is a joke
  66. Be careful what you say
  67. Change your gloves, please!
  68. Pax not happy with impact on checked bags
  69. Another case of comics
  70. Is the press tide turning?
  71. Motive Is EVERYTHING!
  72. Shirt to wear when you are traveling
  73. Toothpaste ban solved; now what about deodorant?
  74. Something for you conspiracy freaks to chew over:)
  75. New TSA Idiocy: "Beverages received on the plane may not be carried off the plane."
  76. Summary of Friday's Diversions
  77. Personal Observations -- Post 8/10 at the Airport
  78. Experts: Hand luggage rules 'don't reduce risk'
  79. Ryanair seeks $5.7M over security
  80. Too many diversions and delays to count today!
  81. Ultrasonic device can ID liquids
  82. Diversions - New FAM Procedures
  83. CO 52: Traces of dynamite found on checked baggage
  84. Attention flyers - carry the Geneva Convention with you when you travel
  85. AA 55 - MAN-ORD diverts to BGR
  86. CBP: Welcome home, yooz a terr'ist aint ya?
  87. Picket The Airports!
  88. Can or no Can?
  89. Possible new security procedures...
  90. TSA says checked luggage bomb detectors overwhelmed...
  91. live lobsters ok its the water gel packs were worried about
  92. TSAers abandoning their post leads to passenger's arrest
  93. Ryanair seeks compensation for security crackdown
  94. Mass murder in the skies: was the plot feasible?
  95. Police probe security alert on Aer Lingus flight
  96. Pax held 7 hrs on VS flight; instead of providing water, police called
  97. TSA is installing the baggage screening system at PHX
  98. BRU restrictions - think they'll change?
  99. Official term for TSA: Security Theatre
  100. "11-year-old Proves Locks Not So Secure"
  101. WaPo: FAMs to go casual
  102. Bruce Schneier essay: "Refuse to be Terrorized"
  103. Asia and The West: Different approaches?
  104. Carbon Monoxide Leak at Hotel
  105. DHS Follies cont.: Man Facing 2nd Deportation Finds He's U.S. Citizen
  106. Game - Guess the next airline to divert
  107. TSA and remove shoe requirement
  108. Tucson TSA
  109. Bose noise reduction headphones in carry-on?
  110. Bring Liquids On-Board Legally By Absorbtion.
  111. Security when transiting through LHR?
  112. Any luck with OTC "prescriptions?"
  113. TSA to Maintain Its Ban on Liquids and Gels
  114. Something smells at MIA
  115. Is there a Carry-on Replacement for Hair Gel?
  116. Another Rant About MIA Security
  117. Asian MEP says he was 'treated like a terrorist while travelling'
  118. NW Agent called a "deputy" on me for violating "security"
  119. Partial summery of call to TSA Contact Center
  120. Explosives on a Plane not a Danger
  121. NW flight from AMS-BOM
  122. Dear TSA...Why we want to keep our shoes on
  123. Update On Huntington Airport "Explosives"
  124. Screen THIS
  125. Contact Lens solution now allowed
  126. A plea...
  127. Interesting article
  128. NYT: Plane Diverted Back to Amsterdam
  129. Real?
  130. Air at MSP airport being tested after 19 fall ill inside
  131. Passenger reports herself to TSA for entering through exit--everyone rescreened
  132. Cant the ACLU help us?
  133. Airport rules 'costing musicians'
  134. Forget the Bottled Water- 60% of Screeners Fail TIP test.
  135. After all, cleanliness is next to godliness
  136. Lap tops out of bags?
  137. NWA AMS - BOM returns to AMS
  138. British Pilot Offloaded from Continental Flight. Racist Paranoia or "Security"?
  139. Orange Juice Question
  140. Connecting the dots and privacy...
  141. LGA-ATL flight diverted because of a bottle of water
  142. How far in advance to Philly Intl?
  143. How often does TSA mix-up articles among searched bags?
  144. Ryanair's one-photo summary of the new security procedures
  145. Future bookings
  146. Parody: Leaving on a Jet plane, TSA style
  147. Seen the new TSA website? "Our Approach - Unpredictability"
  148. How I brought aboard a bottle of water...
  149. Funding for the terror plot from South Africa? Paging GUWonder
  150. Fly thru SJU: Would you check or carry-on?
  151. More info on where your tax dollars are going...
  152. Baking Soda in lieu of toothpaste?
  153. FAM Giveaway
  154. Would Lavatory Chemical Sensors Improve In-Flight Security & Ease The Liquids Ban?
  155. Perhaps another reason to do away with shoe removal?
  156. UA supports this madness
  157. Today's NY Times letter to the editor re: security
  158. Blogged stopped from taking photos on BA
  159. Wait times at DFW transiting throughF Gatwick
  160. Now your government wants to know what size bed you sleep in
  161. FAM hearsay - but I'll throw it in anyway....
  162. When will TSA ban on liquids/gels end?
  163. Latest security slowdown
  164. TSA fines
  165. Saline Spray Is Legal
  166. Tip Of The Hat To The Updated, Re-Formatted, User Friendly & Informative www.tsa.gov
  167. Liquids wont set off metal detector
  168. eWeek: the Art of Checking Your Laptop as Luggage
  169. O.T. - Snakes on YOUR plane Safety Card!
  170. DCA TSA Videos: "Shoe removal not mandatory"
  171. TSA Wait Times - BWI - Tuesdays - Accurate?
  172. Carryon cooler with blue ice ice pack
  173. Flight crews traveling as pax bringing drinks on board?
  174. Frozen Bottled Water?
  175. Is denture adhesive allowed in carry on?
  176. Are we really at risk from snacks on a plane?
  177. Pilots and airline staff vent fury over ‘shameful and stupid’ security
  178. I can't carry on toothpaste, but DHS dines with JonBenet pedophile suspect in Thai J?
  179. Why can't you bring stuff onboard that is purchased in the "sterile" area?
  180. Do they really care if you bring water on board?
  181. Another emergency landing
  182. DHS follies cont.: Brown people stopped from going to Disneyland by ATL ICE
  183. What's the rationale behind the new hand-baggage size limits ex-UK?
  184. Suspicious pair taken off plane at Manchester - fear wins
  185. TSA testing new security technologies
  186. Gate Agent comment about the 'new' carryon restrictions...
  187. First chance to post on the new restrictions
  188. disposable terrorists and fake plots
  189. TSA = Thousands Standing Around
  190. Tooth Powder
  191. Poor Form By Aussie Airports To Adopt Higher Security.
  192. Duty-free allowed at SFO pier G, including liquids
  193. What's the elite line status at DCA like these days?
  194. International (Asia) rules??
  195. Current carry-on policy to/from UK airports?
  196. Has anyone had any success with the "these are orthopedic" shoes ploy?
  197. Puffer and shoe removal
  198. Give GE all your private info & "You Can Leave Your Shoes On", avoid gonorrhea
  199. German Suitcase Bombs Were Primed to Go Off, Kill on Regional Train
  200. Every Airport Traveller to be Fingerprinted in Europe
  201. LHR Security Wait-Times and Procedures
  202. What compels people to read barf bags?
  203. UMUC offers homeland security degrees - training for DHS and TSA?
  204. Is Food Allowed?
  205. What's Permissible In Carry-On and Checked Luggage?
  206. MKE TSA allows water on a plane! Does common sense prevail?
  207. Heads-up in Houston: SPOT program
  208. It's been a week and nothing's better
  209. Washington Post on Pax Reactions to Bans
  210. Travel industry asks for delay in new passport requirements
  211. Bottled Water
  212. How are DIAMOND BUYERS transporting what they used to hand carry from overseas?
  213. Air Travelers Discovering What Will and Won't Fly
  214. Charles Peña: Flying the Unfriendly Skies
  215. What's the deal with this West Virginia thing?
  216. Today's terminal dump brought to you by Huntington, WV
  217. I think those complaint letters to TSA must work.
  218. How much lead time are people giving themselves at the airport?
  219. Infant Tylenol
  220. MCI security wait-times/procedures
  221. Airport security checks to extend across EU
  222. Great job you're doin', Hawley!
  223. 35 mm film and the new ban -- what to do?
  224. Another Photography Ban
  225. SPOT program has already resulted in a lawsuit
  226. The future of airline security
  227. TATP, Synthesis, and the British Plot: An Analysis
  228. Avoid Southwest at BWI...
  229. Who is Lobbying for More Intelligent TSA Practices?
  230. Never yell at the TSA
  231. Better Security? Why Not Implemented?
  232. Electronic Car Keys (And "Fobs")
  233. abc news-babies are the next banned item
  234. I nearly started yelling at a TSA guard
  235. Flights to US Currently Delayed By US Government Pax Manifest Demand?
  236. Interview with Chertoff (from July 2006)
  237. My thoughts on the whole Water Ban and Security.
  238. cockpit door
  239. Port (of Seattle) terminal evacuated over possible bomb
  240. Your time or Corporate time?
  241. Radioactive injection causes Vancouver man to trip border alarm
  242. Pat-downs (female) post 8/10
  243. Shoe policy - Contradictary information
  244. Non-prescription "prescriptions"
  245. Liquid restrictions vs. tube-fed pax?
  246. If you were a DHS/TSA director...
  247. UAL Baggage weight restrictions still waived or not?
  248. United res agent told me pills are banned as well!
  249. TSA Checking ID's a good thing
  250. 12-year-old boards plane without ANY documents