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  1. What exactly can you have in your pants when you go through security?
  2. Pilot Locked out of Cockpit
  3. Hear this, airlines: AAA says 100,000 fewer traveling by air this Labor Day
  4. Empty water bottle to be filled on plane???
  5. What do you say to those who blindly accept new regulations?
  6. TSA Training Site
  7. Used ammo box?
  8. UK police arrest 14 terror suspects
  9. Have UK airport delays affected you?
  10. Seen at ISP: Pax being wanded in gate area
  11. One of the better quotes lately... (From WashPost)
  12. At least it wasn't a terminal dump
  13. Antiterroism expert sneaks bomb onboard - Manila to Davao city
  14. Looks like the Liquid Ban is here to stay
  15. National guard in terminals?
  16. Seat Cushion on the Plane: non-toxic poly-urethane gel
  17. 4oz contact lens solutuion confiscated in FRA
  18. when you get the note from TSA in your checked bag...
  19. Booze and beverages ALLOWED on flights ex AMS to USA
  20. What are the policies on transporting cigarettes?
  21. Is the FAA doing more to endanger flight safety than TSA is preventing it?
  22. I bought a car today...
  23. Dear Bart:..... TSA Suggestions: No Rants, Please. Just Positive Suggestions, Please
  24. US carrier flights outside US, subject to water rules?
  25. London Evening Standard speculates on UK loss of US VISA Waiver programme
  26. Sudan seizes laptops at airport
  27. 727 damaged by hail Aug 10-YYC
  28. Air Canada Jazz pilot locked out of cockpit; door removed at hinges
  29. MSNBC commentary: Flying is like going to prison
  30. Duty Free Liquor Allowed on board?
  31. Passenger and Baggage Security Measures - US to Europe routes
  32. Guatemalan nationals get IDs with fake documents
  33. Does the liquid ban(carry-on) apply to frozen soup packed in dry ice?
  34. Does US immigration keep track?
  35. check contact solutions at gate for RJ?
  36. It's a "Bumb," (Pump) Not a Bomb!!!
  37. Have we paralyzed America's Best citizens by handing power over them to Americas leas
  38. How strict with UK carry-on bag dimensions?
  39. A380 test flight cancelled over technical glitch
  40. Very silly ORD Security scare (or, This kind of thing really isn't my bag mummy!)
  41. USA Today on Elite Security Lines
  42. Ads in Bins?!
  43. OK, which FT'er writes greeting cards?
  44. Travel History Subjects One to More Scrutiny?
  45. Overwhelm the check in baggage process
  46. Do US to UK flights now allow the normal carry-ons sans prohibited items?
  47. TSA stupidity in PHX
  48. Starbucks coffee in flight--plane lands safely!
  49. BA Loses Athlete's Leg
  50. Chertoff wants more passenger data
  51. Crew Allowed to board gels/liquids, etc.
  52. Would somebody in Washington please redirect at least one penny...
  53. Security in Amsterdam- flight to US
  54. National Guard at gates doing 2nd checks now?
  55. Water fountain disabled in terminal
  56. Good Guys Win! Photos allowed at Train Station!!!
  57. Not that this would work, but...isn't ice a solid?
  58. NYTimes: British plot more hype than reality
  59. Rumor from discussion with TSA at ORD
  60. What are the airline lobbyists doing?
  61. Shoe inserts
  62. The Stupid Security Awards
  63. Granny's Meds Scooped at YYZ
  64. Going to BRU and avoiding LON - worth it?
  65. Passengers kept on plane with suspected bomb
  66. First major crash in since 11/01: Terrorism & TSA related?
  67. Non-prespription meds update
  68. Pre-flight check in times
  69. TSA checks in jetways
  70. NY Times: "Forget Legroom. What About More Water?"
  71. So what if I have been on a farm ?
  72. How about liquids from other planes?
  73. Don't flush an iPod or you're really in for it
  74. Entry into Dubai with israeli stamps in passport?
  75. report: liquid explosive plot far-fetched
  76. diabetes .........insulin on the plane need permit
  77. 15 Rx meds in my carry-on, okay?
  78. Are "Smoke Hood" (fire)escape hoods allowed in carry-on?
  79. The Price of Security - Monday, August 28th, 8pm ET/PT Discovery
  80. Can I check in a car battery?
  81. REALLY stupid TSA agent at LAX
  82. Duty Free from SFO to BKK via NRT
  83. Would like to bring telescope on-board domestic flight...Foreseeable issues?
  84. Comair Flight 5191 LEX-ATL crashes in Lexington, 49 dead, 1 survivor
  85. Bomb scare at Ottawa airport just an iPod
  86. Another list - and Dave Nelson finally gets a break.
  87. What about cameras?
  88. PDX Airport threat, and why TSA is a joke
  89. Be careful what you say
  90. Change your gloves, please!
  91. Pax not happy with impact on checked bags
  92. Another case of comics
  93. Is the press tide turning?
  94. Motive Is EVERYTHING!
  95. Shirt to wear when you are traveling
  96. Toothpaste ban solved; now what about deodorant?
  97. Something for you conspiracy freaks to chew over:)
  98. New TSA Idiocy: "Beverages received on the plane may not be carried off the plane."
  99. Summary of Friday's Diversions
  100. Personal Observations -- Post 8/10 at the Airport
  101. Experts: Hand luggage rules 'don't reduce risk'
  102. Ryanair seeks $5.7M over security
  103. Too many diversions and delays to count today!
  104. Ultrasonic device can ID liquids
  105. Diversions - New FAM Procedures
  106. CO 52: Traces of dynamite found on checked baggage
  107. Attention flyers - carry the Geneva Convention with you when you travel
  108. AA 55 - MAN-ORD diverts to BGR
  109. CBP: Welcome home, yooz a terr'ist aint ya?
  110. Picket The Airports!
  111. Can or no Can?
  112. Possible new security procedures...
  113. TSA says checked luggage bomb detectors overwhelmed...
  114. live lobsters ok its the water gel packs were worried about
  115. TSAers abandoning their post leads to passenger's arrest
  116. Ryanair seeks compensation for security crackdown
  117. Mass murder in the skies: was the plot feasible?
  118. Police probe security alert on Aer Lingus flight
  119. Pax held 7 hrs on VS flight; instead of providing water, police called
  120. TSA is installing the baggage screening system at PHX
  121. BRU restrictions - think they'll change?
  122. Official term for TSA: Security Theatre
  123. "11-year-old Proves Locks Not So Secure"
  124. WaPo: FAMs to go casual
  125. Bruce Schneier essay: "Refuse to be Terrorized"
  126. Asia and The West: Different approaches?
  127. Carbon Monoxide Leak at Hotel
  128. DHS Follies cont.: Man Facing 2nd Deportation Finds He's U.S. Citizen
  129. Game - Guess the next airline to divert
  130. TSA and remove shoe requirement
  131. Tucson TSA
  132. Bose noise reduction headphones in carry-on?
  133. Bring Liquids On-Board Legally By Absorbtion.
  134. Security when transiting through LHR?
  135. Any luck with OTC "prescriptions?"
  136. TSA to Maintain Its Ban on Liquids and Gels
  137. Something smells at MIA
  138. Is there a Carry-on Replacement for Hair Gel?
  139. Another Rant About MIA Security
  140. Asian MEP says he was 'treated like a terrorist while travelling'
  141. NW Agent called a "deputy" on me for violating "security"
  142. Partial summery of call to TSA Contact Center
  143. Explosives on a Plane not a Danger
  144. NW flight from AMS-BOM
  145. Dear TSA...Why we want to keep our shoes on
  146. Update On Huntington Airport "Explosives"
  147. Screen THIS
  148. Contact Lens solution now allowed
  149. A plea...
  150. Interesting article
  151. NYT: Plane Diverted Back to Amsterdam
  152. Real?
  153. Air at MSP airport being tested after 19 fall ill inside
  154. Passenger reports herself to TSA for entering through exit--everyone rescreened
  155. Cant the ACLU help us?
  156. Airport rules 'costing musicians'
  157. Forget the Bottled Water- 60% of Screeners Fail TIP test.
  158. After all, cleanliness is next to godliness
  159. Lap tops out of bags?
  160. NWA AMS - BOM returns to AMS
  161. British Pilot Offloaded from Continental Flight. Racist Paranoia or "Security"?
  162. Orange Juice Question
  163. Connecting the dots and privacy...
  164. LGA-ATL flight diverted because of a bottle of water
  165. How far in advance to Philly Intl?
  166. How often does TSA mix-up articles among searched bags?
  167. Ryanair's one-photo summary of the new security procedures
  168. Future bookings
  169. Parody: Leaving on a Jet plane, TSA style
  170. Seen the new TSA website? "Our Approach - Unpredictability"
  171. How I brought aboard a bottle of water...
  172. Funding for the terror plot from South Africa? Paging GUWonder
  173. Fly thru SJU: Would you check or carry-on?
  174. More info on where your tax dollars are going...
  175. Baking Soda in lieu of toothpaste?
  176. FAM Giveaway
  177. Would Lavatory Chemical Sensors Improve In-Flight Security & Ease The Liquids Ban?
  178. Perhaps another reason to do away with shoe removal?
  179. UA supports this madness
  180. Today's NY Times letter to the editor re: security
  181. Blogged stopped from taking photos on BA
  182. Wait times at DFW transiting throughF Gatwick
  183. Now your government wants to know what size bed you sleep in
  184. FAM hearsay - but I'll throw it in anyway....
  185. When will TSA ban on liquids/gels end?
  186. Latest security slowdown
  187. TSA fines
  188. Saline Spray Is Legal
  189. Tip Of The Hat To The Updated, Re-Formatted, User Friendly & Informative www.tsa.gov
  190. Liquids wont set off metal detector
  191. eWeek: the Art of Checking Your Laptop as Luggage
  192. O.T. - Snakes on YOUR plane Safety Card!
  193. DCA TSA Videos: "Shoe removal not mandatory"
  194. TSA Wait Times - BWI - Tuesdays - Accurate?
  195. Carryon cooler with blue ice ice pack
  196. Flight crews traveling as pax bringing drinks on board?
  197. Frozen Bottled Water?
  198. Is denture adhesive allowed in carry on?
  199. Are we really at risk from snacks on a plane?
  200. Pilots and airline staff vent fury over ‘shameful and stupid’ security
  201. I can't carry on toothpaste, but DHS dines with JonBenet pedophile suspect in Thai J?
  202. Why can't you bring stuff onboard that is purchased in the "sterile" area?
  203. Do they really care if you bring water on board?
  204. Another emergency landing
  205. DHS follies cont.: Brown people stopped from going to Disneyland by ATL ICE
  206. What's the rationale behind the new hand-baggage size limits ex-UK?
  207. Suspicious pair taken off plane at Manchester - fear wins
  208. TSA testing new security technologies
  209. Gate Agent comment about the 'new' carryon restrictions...
  210. First chance to post on the new restrictions
  211. disposable terrorists and fake plots
  212. TSA = Thousands Standing Around
  213. Tooth Powder
  214. Poor Form By Aussie Airports To Adopt Higher Security.
  215. Duty-free allowed at SFO pier G, including liquids
  216. What's the elite line status at DCA like these days?
  217. International (Asia) rules??
  218. Current carry-on policy to/from UK airports?
  219. Has anyone had any success with the "these are orthopedic" shoes ploy?
  220. Puffer and shoe removal
  221. Give GE all your private info & "You Can Leave Your Shoes On", avoid gonorrhea
  222. German Suitcase Bombs Were Primed to Go Off, Kill on Regional Train
  223. Every Airport Traveller to be Fingerprinted in Europe
  224. LHR Security Wait-Times and Procedures
  225. What compels people to read barf bags?
  226. UMUC offers homeland security degrees - training for DHS and TSA?
  227. Is Food Allowed?
  228. What's Permissible In Carry-On and Checked Luggage?
  229. MKE TSA allows water on a plane! Does common sense prevail?
  230. Heads-up in Houston: SPOT program
  231. It's been a week and nothing's better
  232. Washington Post on Pax Reactions to Bans
  233. Travel industry asks for delay in new passport requirements
  234. Bottled Water
  235. How are DIAMOND BUYERS transporting what they used to hand carry from overseas?
  236. Air Travelers Discovering What Will and Won't Fly
  237. Charles Peña: Flying the Unfriendly Skies
  238. What's the deal with this West Virginia thing?
  239. Today's terminal dump brought to you by Huntington, WV
  240. I think those complaint letters to TSA must work.
  241. How much lead time are people giving themselves at the airport?
  242. Infant Tylenol
  243. MCI security wait-times/procedures
  244. Airport security checks to extend across EU
  245. Great job you're doin', Hawley!
  246. 35 mm film and the new ban -- what to do?
  247. Another Photography Ban
  248. SPOT program has already resulted in a lawsuit
  249. The future of airline security
  250. TATP, Synthesis, and the British Plot: An Analysis