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  1. Security in the Azores confiscated my wine opener
  2. Flight to Guam from SFO; Passport Required?
  3. Sending a bread machine through as checked bag
  4. Weird "will this pass TSA" question... Avocado
  5. Shaving Cream Confiscated...
  6. Security Baggage Claim Question - BOS
  7. bad experience at heathrow
  8. new zurich (zrh) secuity proceedures
  9. TSA Spokesperson Sari Koshetz: Valuables should NEVER be put loosely in a TSA bin
  10. SNN Pre-Clearance
  11. @PDX and fuming mad right now
  12. US ESTA - New One Required After Change of Country of Residence?
  13. tsa check-in on 021612 @JFK
  14. Restricted exits at DFW Terminals after 9 PM and related issues
  15. Passports are now not valid for TSA security for domestic flights?
  16. Safety/security in Bogota for biz travelers?
  17. Please don't post non travel safety items here
  18. Most disorganized security setup for terminals
  19. Travelling with leg brace
  20. WTMD compatible belt
  21. Why are Federal Reserve Police at the airport?
  22. Nexus Conditional Approval Notice Question
  23. Flight aborted today after take off?
  24. Cell Phones on Airplanes
  25. pre-check expanding to 28 new airports
  26. Stolen cameras in checked luggage
  27. Global Entry - Should I get Nexus?
  28. Travel to Maldives?
  29. An open switchblade fell out of overhead compartment and almost hit someone today!
  30. Valueables on a flight?
  31. Aviation Weather
  32. Blood pressure monitor in carry-on bag
  33. Paddling On The Rio Grande River. Bad Idea?
  34. Is TSA now allowing full-size toothpaste and hairspray in carry-on?(no ziplock bag)
  35. Yet another thief working for the TSA at JFK
  36. What is your personal opt-out policy?
  37. Rear-facing seats in emergency landing - position?
  38. how many times are you allowed to cross the US/Canada border by car each day?
  39. Passport expiration
  40. Traveling in Military Uniform?
  41. ID requirements
  42. screwed up TT application
  43. Frequently asked questions by the TSA
  44. GE expands to MSP, PHX, DEN and CLT
  45. Privacy question - in regards to personal information.
  46. Birth dates: why a mountain out of a molehill?
  47. TSA mistakes insulin pump for gun
  48. Eyeglasses in the seat back pocket
  49. Incase Neoprene Sleeve -- Checkpoint Friendly?
  50. epi pen
  51. Cooling the A320 landing gear with mobile air-conditioning unit !!!
  52. Global Entry fingerprint quest.
  53. using digital cameras/video cams during t/o & landing
  54. Tornadoes: Still A Danger to Airline Passengers
  55. Global Entry Only Charged Me $50
  56. Some PTVs INOP, should F/As do manual safety demo?
  57. Kicked Off Plane For Wearing Underwear?
  58. Body scanners at MAN and personal belongings?
  59. securing my laptop at the hotel room
  60. US immigration questions
  61. Advice - passport name ticket name mismatch
  62. Pdx elite security gone
  63. FYI - DHS will visit your site to interview multiple Global Entry applicants
  64. Can I Bring my Non-EU Passport Child Through the EU Line at LHR?
  65. Plane security breached by thief overnight
  66. Should I apply for Global Entry?
  67. Recovering "Surrendered" Items
  68. 'Trusted traveler' accused of hauling $1M of meth
  69. FA Sleeping on Flight
  70. Ziplocks inside ziplock in carry-on?
  71. $410K in change at airport security checkpoints in 2010
  72. GE vs. Privium, Dutch vs. American
  73. Must belts without buckles be removed?
  74. Little Dog in TSA Security Checkpoint Bin and...
  75. Aerosol Hairspray & Liquid Makeup
  76. Security Experiences during my trip: Generally good for the most part...
  77. Knitters Beware
  78. Global Entry - Walk thru when agent occupied
  79. The men and women up front
  80. Question about ATL Security After Customs
  81. Set up your own personal backscatter xray checkpoint
  82. traveling with with medication internationally
  83. Can my wife fly??
  84. Question on being questioned upon land entry into US
  85. Please Open Windowshades for Takeoffs and Landings please
  86. Global entry declarations
  87. Some TSOs are getting cold feet
  88. TSA.gov multi-lingual information - incorrect
  89. I always get "SSSS" when traveling from Canada. Is there anyway to make it go away?
  90. Police Officer as a Witness for TSA Patdown?
  91. AC passenger connecting through LAX: oohs & ahhs
  92. passport agency requesting additional documents
  93. Oxygen pressure
  94. brand new server taken from luggage
  95. Only guest in the building!
  96. ? about medication larger than 3 oz.
  97. Skies Are Now So Safe on U.S. Flights That Experts Turn Focus to 'Surface Threats'
  98. Thoroughness of CBP departure searches at land borders
  99. Overnight (domestic) connection on int'l itin; passport requirements?
  100. SFO TSA removing passport cover
  101. Anyone use a RFID blocking passport case?
  102. Are gel pack/wine coolers allowed by TSA?
  103. Friendly Skies!
  104. Hannukah Candles and Aluminum Foil - Allowed in Carry-On?
  105. Any Experience With TSA Damaged Bags?
  106. Alzheimers!?
  107. Haven't travelled in awhile...still 3oz. for carry-on?
  108. Global Entry question - omitted countries from application.
  109. Flew with a rather old expired DL at ORD, told to walk through scanner after opt-out
  110. Entry to the US- Please help this worried Brit!
  111. I lost all forms of id and now stuck
  112. Short Term Kidnap/Ransom Insurance?
  113. Entry to US on temporary Dutch passport?
  114. Why the patdown??
  115. Canadian through US Customs @LAX
  116. question on crossing US/CDN border
  117. Metal part used in trolley repair
  118. GE/SENTRI Clarification: One-way only, right?
  119. MMW preferred by DHS?
  120. NYT article on AA baggage handlers at JFK
  121. Mileage run to Mexico?
  122. GRB security 'CLOSED FOR LUNCH'!. Come back at 1:05 pm
  123. help with packing and declaring food/meds, and that 311 bag
  124. UVF (St Lucia) security
  125. Flying with a one way ticket?
  126. Going thru USA (liquids)
  127. Flying soon but i have no id
  128. Help TSAstatus.net build out a list of airports
  129. Help regarding medicines and spices
  130. New Passport With Defective Photo
  131. Can you carry-on a pie?
  132. best place to pack an AK47 empty shell
  133. Woman, 85, claims strip-search at JFK airport
  134. Avoiding TSA on visit to USA questions
  135. Global Entry newbie questions
  136. Sikh Coalition's Guidance on TSA Procedures
  137. new flyer questions - autism, kids, food, meds, electronics!
  138. manilla envelopes "confidential"
  139. Lost drivers license
  140. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  141. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  142. Global Entry in ATL
  143. Carry-on item question
  144. DFW
  145. How is LAX T1 for security?
  146. Advice for ABQ?
  147. Flying with temp driving license
  148. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  149. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  150. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  151. Strange things confiscated by security
  152. Terrorist Turkey Warning from DHS!
  153. Trusted Traveler w/ Companion
  154. News From Europe
  155. HKG PIck Pockets Inside Sterile Zone
  156. Anybody Seen any "Bravo" Exercises Lately?
  157. FAMs are "gone"?
  158. Airport agents and visa requirements
  159. Security of your carry on luggage
  160. Ugggh. Flashlight woes.
  161. Pocket Lint Causes Patdowns, according to photography magazine columnist
  162. Refund if scopes installed?
  163. Expedited airport screening for US military in the works
  164. First down the Jetway at select airports
  165. Title "Mr" appears as middle name
  166. ATL passport control is a pleasure.
  167. EU sets limits on body scanners
  168. They really need some hand sanitizer at the GE machines
  169. TSOs and Bluetooth headsets
  170. Are Regional Jets as safe as Mainline?
  171. Global Entry member passport checked at exit
  172. Screening Question Spouse Had DBS Surgery
  173. Pistole's speech at George Washington University
  174. Bringing a checked gun on a Delta flight
  175. TSA Pre✓ Expanding To Three More Airports
  176. I Almost Forgot.......
  177. Ticket or visa first?
  178. I have dual citizenship and I need help with the British Airways Advance Passenger
  179. Are USA passports stamped upon entrance to USA?
  180. TSA says "They don't take nude images anymore!"
  181. Connecting ATL PHL
  182. Non US resident, domestic US air travel, lost ID
  183. GE for British/UK citizens
  184. Global Entry - Infant?
  185. Gate pat downs at TPA
  186. DHS now in Hotels
  187. Fear of Flying
  188. tsa lock missing
  189. TSA may be downplaying WBI cancer risks
  190. checking in contact lens solution
  191. Dog Food and USDA Beagle
  192. Holloween
  193. USA finger print scanners - any problems using a different country's passport?
  194. Sometimes we need a chuckle: A Halloween cartoon
  195. CPAP machines
  196. New FAA Threat level
  197. Security in Canada/US attitude to Gift Wrapped Present
  198. Airport Security View Towards Having a Bag full of Vitamins
  199. What is acceptable ID?
  200. TSA at Harvard Square MBTA Station 10/25/2011?
  201. RE: Is a UPS a restricted item?
  202. "Get your freak on girl" writes TSA agent..
  203. LGW South Terminal: Use of NoS?
  204. New Global Entry process at LAX?
  205. Many thanks to everybody in TS&S
  206. Has anyone successfully gotten a Global Entry card AFTER enrolling in GE?
  207. Global Entry - Error message
  208. Concealed handguns on Amtrak
  209. Possible to use flight history tracks to analyse possible near miss?
  210. ORD TSO: "This is not an X-Ray Machine"
  211. Security gate questions on flying out of LAS
  212. How much radiation are you exposed to on a plane?
  213. TSA and "travel" laundry detergent
  214. BOS opt-out, carryon not in sight
  215. AIT & Pregnancy
  216. CATSA question - Travel with Ice Packs?
  217. Garment Bag Carry Ons?
  218. Help--Trip in 1 Week while Passport Languishes at Charleston Passport Agency
  219. CDG fun
  220. Number of bottles of liquid
  221. Currently have Global Entry, requested a card -- now I need to interview again?
  222. portable breastpump as carry on
  223. Liquid checks at the gate at SLC
  224. Getting into US under VISA Waiver while having a b1 visa
  225. Is Pimento Cheese a liquid?
  226. TSA Random Gate Inspection - Where to File Complaint?
  227. Triple "L". I actually feel human again!
  228. Who has flown BWI in the last week or so?
  229. TSOs out on the AOA? Good heavens.
  230. I got finally got SPOTed
  231. Pass TSA checkpoint with a Torah pointer in carry-on (link to pic inside)?
  232. handcuffs in carry-on: yes or no?
  233. Useful tips for safety traveling
  234. Global Entry - Customs form with Non-GE member
  235. What's Difference Between WTMD Alarm 'Pat' Down and Opt-Out 'Pat' Down?
  236. 'SSSS' on boarding pass
  237. PHL - Going into the "wrong" terminal
  238. Ripped US Passport
  239. Round-tipped scissors ok to fly?
  240. Actual Day 1 Experience with Trusted Traveler at DFW gates C 26-39!
  241. Consumption of large amounts of Alcohol on planes
  242. Bass Guitar as Carry-On for Delta flight?
  243. WSJ: Training for a Plane Crash
  244. Carry-on beef to AMS
  245. How to pack Play-Doh
  246. No cookies for TSO's (naughty OR nice)
  247. Are the "warning" pictures for WBI still required in the queues?
  248. Speaking of scanners and backscatters... LHR
  249. Getting 2 dozen cupcakes through secuity at DCA
  250. How to remove stickers from passports?