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  1. Most disorganized security setup for terminals
  2. Travelling with leg brace
  3. WTMD compatible belt
  4. Why are Federal Reserve Police at the airport?
  5. Nexus Conditional Approval Notice Question
  6. Flight aborted today after take off?
  7. Cell Phones on Airplanes
  8. pre-check expanding to 28 new airports
  9. Stolen cameras in checked luggage
  10. Global Entry - Should I get Nexus?
  11. Travel to Maldives?
  12. An open switchblade fell out of overhead compartment and almost hit someone today!
  13. Valueables on a flight?
  14. Aviation Weather
  15. Blood pressure monitor in carry-on bag
  16. Paddling On The Rio Grande River. Bad Idea?
  17. Is TSA now allowing full-size toothpaste and hairspray in carry-on?(no ziplock bag)
  18. Yet another thief working for the TSA at JFK
  19. What is your personal opt-out policy?
  20. Rear-facing seats in emergency landing - position?
  21. how many times are you allowed to cross the US/Canada border by car each day?
  22. Passport expiration
  23. Traveling in Military Uniform?
  24. ID requirements
  25. screwed up TT application
  26. Frequently asked questions by the TSA
  27. GE expands to MSP, PHX, DEN and CLT
  28. Privacy question - in regards to personal information.
  29. Birth dates: why a mountain out of a molehill?
  30. TSA mistakes insulin pump for gun
  31. Eyeglasses in the seat back pocket
  32. Incase Neoprene Sleeve -- Checkpoint Friendly?
  33. epi pen
  34. Cooling the A320 landing gear with mobile air-conditioning unit !!!
  35. Global Entry fingerprint quest.
  36. using digital cameras/video cams during t/o & landing
  37. Tornadoes: Still A Danger to Airline Passengers
  38. Global Entry Only Charged Me $50
  39. Some PTVs INOP, should F/As do manual safety demo?
  40. Kicked Off Plane For Wearing Underwear?
  41. Body scanners at MAN and personal belongings?
  42. securing my laptop at the hotel room
  43. US immigration questions
  44. Advice - passport name ticket name mismatch
  45. Pdx elite security gone
  46. FYI - DHS will visit your site to interview multiple Global Entry applicants
  47. Can I Bring my Non-EU Passport Child Through the EU Line at LHR?
  48. Plane security breached by thief overnight
  49. Should I apply for Global Entry?
  50. Recovering "Surrendered" Items
  51. 'Trusted traveler' accused of hauling $1M of meth
  52. FA Sleeping on Flight
  53. Ziplocks inside ziplock in carry-on?
  54. $410K in change at airport security checkpoints in 2010
  55. GE vs. Privium, Dutch vs. American
  56. Must belts without buckles be removed?
  57. Little Dog in TSA Security Checkpoint Bin and...
  58. Aerosol Hairspray & Liquid Makeup
  59. Security Experiences during my trip: Generally good for the most part...
  60. Knitters Beware
  61. Global Entry - Walk thru when agent occupied
  62. The men and women up front
  63. Question about ATL Security After Customs
  64. Set up your own personal backscatter xray checkpoint
  65. traveling with with medication internationally
  66. Can my wife fly??
  67. Question on being questioned upon land entry into US
  68. Please Open Windowshades for Takeoffs and Landings please
  69. Global entry declarations
  70. Some TSOs are getting cold feet
  71. TSA.gov multi-lingual information - incorrect
  72. I always get "SSSS" when traveling from Canada. Is there anyway to make it go away?
  73. Police Officer as a Witness for TSA Patdown?
  74. AC passenger connecting through LAX: oohs & ahhs
  75. passport agency requesting additional documents
  76. Oxygen pressure
  77. brand new server taken from luggage
  78. Only guest in the building!
  79. ? about medication larger than 3 oz.
  80. Skies Are Now So Safe on U.S. Flights That Experts Turn Focus to 'Surface Threats'
  81. Thoroughness of CBP departure searches at land borders
  82. Overnight (domestic) connection on int'l itin; passport requirements?
  83. SFO TSA removing passport cover
  84. Anyone use a RFID blocking passport case?
  85. Are gel pack/wine coolers allowed by TSA?
  86. Friendly Skies!
  87. Hannukah Candles and Aluminum Foil - Allowed in Carry-On?
  88. Any Experience With TSA Damaged Bags?
  89. Alzheimers!?
  90. Haven't travelled in awhile...still 3oz. for carry-on?
  91. Global Entry question - omitted countries from application.
  92. Flew with a rather old expired DL at ORD, told to walk through scanner after opt-out
  93. Entry to the US- Please help this worried Brit!
  94. I lost all forms of id and now stuck
  95. Short Term Kidnap/Ransom Insurance?
  96. Entry to US on temporary Dutch passport?
  97. Why the patdown??
  98. Canadian through US Customs @LAX
  99. question on crossing US/CDN border
  100. Metal part used in trolley repair
  101. GE/SENTRI Clarification: One-way only, right?
  102. MMW preferred by DHS?
  103. NYT article on AA baggage handlers at JFK
  104. Mileage run to Mexico?
  105. GRB security 'CLOSED FOR LUNCH'!. Come back at 1:05 pm
  106. help with packing and declaring food/meds, and that 311 bag
  107. UVF (St Lucia) security
  108. Flying with a one way ticket?
  109. Going thru USA (liquids)
  110. Flying soon but i have no id
  111. Help TSAstatus.net build out a list of airports
  112. Help regarding medicines and spices
  113. New Passport With Defective Photo
  114. Can you carry-on a pie?
  115. best place to pack an AK47 empty shell
  116. Woman, 85, claims strip-search at JFK airport
  117. Avoiding TSA on visit to USA questions
  118. Global Entry newbie questions
  119. Sikh Coalition's Guidance on TSA Procedures
  120. new flyer questions - autism, kids, food, meds, electronics!
  121. manilla envelopes "confidential"
  122. Lost drivers license
  123. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  124. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  125. Global Entry in ATL
  126. Carry-on item question
  127. DFW
  128. How is LAX T1 for security?
  129. Advice for ABQ?
  130. Flying with temp driving license
  131. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  132. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  133. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  134. Strange things confiscated by security
  135. Terrorist Turkey Warning from DHS!
  136. Trusted Traveler w/ Companion
  137. News From Europe
  138. HKG PIck Pockets Inside Sterile Zone
  139. Anybody Seen any "Bravo" Exercises Lately?
  140. FAMs are "gone"?
  141. Airport agents and visa requirements
  142. Security of your carry on luggage
  143. Ugggh. Flashlight woes.
  144. Pocket Lint Causes Patdowns, according to photography magazine columnist
  145. Refund if scopes installed?
  146. Expedited airport screening for US military in the works
  147. First down the Jetway at select airports
  148. Title "Mr" appears as middle name
  149. ATL passport control is a pleasure.
  150. EU sets limits on body scanners
  151. They really need some hand sanitizer at the GE machines
  152. TSOs and Bluetooth headsets
  153. Are Regional Jets as safe as Mainline?
  154. Global Entry member passport checked at exit
  155. Screening Question Spouse Had DBS Surgery
  156. Pistole's speech at George Washington University
  157. Bringing a checked gun on a Delta flight
  158. TSA Pre✓ Expanding To Three More Airports
  159. I Almost Forgot.......
  160. Ticket or visa first?
  161. I have dual citizenship and I need help with the British Airways Advance Passenger
  162. Are USA passports stamped upon entrance to USA?
  163. TSA says "They don't take nude images anymore!"
  164. Connecting ATL PHL
  165. Non US resident, domestic US air travel, lost ID
  166. GE for British/UK citizens
  167. Global Entry - Infant?
  168. Gate pat downs at TPA
  169. DHS now in Hotels
  170. Fear of Flying
  171. tsa lock missing
  172. TSA may be downplaying WBI cancer risks
  173. checking in contact lens solution
  174. Dog Food and USDA Beagle
  175. Holloween
  176. USA finger print scanners - any problems using a different country's passport?
  177. Sometimes we need a chuckle: A Halloween cartoon
  178. CPAP machines
  179. New FAA Threat level
  180. Security in Canada/US attitude to Gift Wrapped Present
  181. Airport Security View Towards Having a Bag full of Vitamins
  182. What is acceptable ID?
  183. TSA at Harvard Square MBTA Station 10/25/2011?
  184. RE: Is a UPS a restricted item?
  185. "Get your freak on girl" writes TSA agent..
  186. LGW South Terminal: Use of NoS?
  187. New Global Entry process at LAX?
  188. Many thanks to everybody in TS&S
  189. Has anyone successfully gotten a Global Entry card AFTER enrolling in GE?
  190. Global Entry - Error message
  191. Concealed handguns on Amtrak
  192. Possible to use flight history tracks to analyse possible near miss?
  193. ORD TSO: "This is not an X-Ray Machine"
  194. Security gate questions on flying out of LAS
  195. How much radiation are you exposed to on a plane?
  196. TSA and "travel" laundry detergent
  197. BOS opt-out, carryon not in sight
  198. AIT & Pregnancy
  199. CATSA question - Travel with Ice Packs?
  200. Garment Bag Carry Ons?
  201. Help--Trip in 1 Week while Passport Languishes at Charleston Passport Agency
  202. CDG fun
  203. Number of bottles of liquid
  204. Currently have Global Entry, requested a card -- now I need to interview again?
  205. portable breastpump as carry on
  206. Liquid checks at the gate at SLC
  207. Getting into US under VISA Waiver while having a b1 visa
  208. Is Pimento Cheese a liquid?
  209. TSA Random Gate Inspection - Where to File Complaint?
  210. Triple "L". I actually feel human again!
  211. Who has flown BWI in the last week or so?
  212. TSOs out on the AOA? Good heavens.
  213. I got finally got SPOTed
  214. Pass TSA checkpoint with a Torah pointer in carry-on (link to pic inside)?
  215. handcuffs in carry-on: yes or no?
  216. Useful tips for safety traveling
  217. Global Entry - Customs form with Non-GE member
  218. What's Difference Between WTMD Alarm 'Pat' Down and Opt-Out 'Pat' Down?
  219. 'SSSS' on boarding pass
  220. PHL - Going into the "wrong" terminal
  221. Ripped US Passport
  222. Round-tipped scissors ok to fly?
  223. Actual Day 1 Experience with Trusted Traveler at DFW gates C 26-39!
  224. Consumption of large amounts of Alcohol on planes
  225. Bass Guitar as Carry-On for Delta flight?
  226. WSJ: Training for a Plane Crash
  227. Carry-on beef to AMS
  228. How to pack Play-Doh
  229. No cookies for TSO's (naughty OR nice)
  230. Are the "warning" pictures for WBI still required in the queues?
  231. Speaking of scanners and backscatters... LHR
  232. Getting 2 dozen cupcakes through secuity at DCA
  233. How to remove stickers from passports?
  234. Baby ettiquette/rules
  235. best/worst Canada airports (non-US)?
  236. LAX Customs recently, any additional major headaches?
  237. L-Word Star Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Kissing Girlfriend
  238. How to carry RX Insulin-type medicine
  239. wallets
  240. Airports to Avoid for Carrying Baggage Counters to TSA Screening / Inefficiencies
  241. How to "Declare" a liquid > 3.4 oz.
  242. How do you feel about MMW vs Backscatter?
  243. TSO Cancer Cluster at LAX?
  244. Security and ID for 16 year olds?
  245. US Passport Renewal at a Consulate or Embassy
  246. Opting out but not sending stuff thru xray until TSO is present?
  247. Terminal dump at MAN
  248. A Change we should like at YYZ - GE Kiosk
  249. Advise Your US Bank Prior to Travel ?
  250. VISA requirements for US citizens when connecting through Colombia