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  1. Carry photo frame through security?
  2. PreChek and Global Entry
  3. Stupid question on radiation test
  4. ORD Pre-Check opens for AA
  5. Global Entry for Swedish citizen and resident
  6. How to avoid being separated from your luggage during an opt-out?
  7. US CBP Incompetence: Trusted Traveler Program (GOES)
  8. Airport-Friendly Belts and shoes
  9. U.S. CBP preclearance in Calgary
  10. Ease of avoiding NoS at CLT
  11. Can minis of liquor be brought in carry on?
  12. Puddie, Pen Purloining TSA Agent to face trial
  13. lhr (heathrow) transfer security issue
  14. Schengen Landing/Arrival/Immigration Card
  15. Opt out experience in Burbank
  16. Changed Setup for Security Lines at MDW
  17. What became of polar survival suits?
  18. What to answer on "why do you opt out"?
  19. Screening Device Left in Bag
  20. Shirts w/ Metallic Design
  21. Interesting youtube how to video...how to get ANYTHING past the TSA nude o scopes.
  22. Clearing times at FLL
  23. FLL will have Trusted Traveler in this summer
  24. Transporting dodgy looking equipment in luggage
  25. Entry in to DFW
  26. Missed my flight at MFE because of ID refusal and secondary - questions:
  27. Robot as carry-on
  28. LAPD Boarding Rental Care Courtesy Buses and Asking Questions - What's that About?
  29. Can TSA check Mobile boarding passes?
  30. Will my hot pot pass TSA?
  31. Safety Briefings, well worth watching.
  32. Help! Lost Passport
  33. Israeli visiting russia
  34. Colgan Airline facing $153,000 fine from FAA for inadequate crew rest
  35. New to Regional Jets w/ Several Questions
  36. Middle name problems?
  37. Haitian visiting U.S. on 1-way ticket
  38. Would you check in a bag for someone?
  39. Broken PA - Is it a Safety Issue for FAA?
  40. Damaged baggage claim procedure
  41. Global Entry - Can Citation Remove My Membership?
  42. Is There Any Value To An Enhanced Driver License?
  43. Scanner without adjacent WTMD
  44. A functional RFID chip in your passport may be a requirement
  45. Unisex Security Check OSL?
  46. Security in the Azores confiscated my wine opener
  47. Flight to Guam from SFO; Passport Required?
  48. Sending a bread machine through as checked bag
  49. Weird "will this pass TSA" question... Avocado
  50. Shaving Cream Confiscated...
  51. Security Baggage Claim Question - BOS
  52. bad experience at heathrow
  53. new zurich (zrh) secuity proceedures
  54. TSA Spokesperson Sari Koshetz: Valuables should NEVER be put loosely in a TSA bin
  55. SNN Pre-Clearance
  56. @PDX and fuming mad right now
  57. US ESTA - New One Required After Change of Country of Residence?
  58. tsa check-in on 021612 @JFK
  59. Restricted exits at DFW Terminals after 9 PM and related issues
  60. Passports are now not valid for TSA security for domestic flights?
  61. Safety/security in Bogota for biz travelers?
  62. Please don't post non travel safety items here
  63. Most disorganized security setup for terminals
  64. Travelling with leg brace
  65. WTMD compatible belt
  66. Why are Federal Reserve Police at the airport?
  67. Nexus Conditional Approval Notice Question
  68. Flight aborted today after take off?
  69. Cell Phones on Airplanes
  70. pre-check expanding to 28 new airports
  71. Stolen cameras in checked luggage
  72. Travel to Maldives?
  73. An open switchblade fell out of overhead compartment and almost hit someone today!
  74. Valueables on a flight?
  75. Aviation Weather
  76. Blood pressure monitor in carry-on bag
  77. Paddling On The Rio Grande River. Bad Idea?
  78. Is TSA now allowing full-size toothpaste and hairspray in carry-on?(no ziplock bag)
  79. Yet another thief working for the TSA at JFK
  80. What is your personal opt-out policy?
  81. Rear-facing seats in emergency landing - position?
  82. how many times are you allowed to cross the US/Canada border by car each day?
  83. Passport expiration
  84. Traveling in Military Uniform?
  85. ID requirements
  86. screwed up TT application
  87. Frequently asked questions by the TSA
  88. GE expands to MSP, PHX, DEN and CLT
  89. Privacy question - in regards to personal information.
  90. Birth dates: why a mountain out of a molehill?
  91. TSA mistakes insulin pump for gun
  92. Eyeglasses in the seat back pocket
  93. Incase Neoprene Sleeve -- Checkpoint Friendly?
  94. epi pen
  95. Cooling the A320 landing gear with mobile air-conditioning unit !!!
  96. Global Entry fingerprint quest.
  97. using digital cameras/video cams during t/o & landing
  98. Tornadoes: Still A Danger to Airline Passengers
  99. Global Entry Only Charged Me $50
  100. Some PTVs INOP, should F/As do manual safety demo?
  101. Kicked Off Plane For Wearing Underwear?
  102. Body scanners at MAN and personal belongings?
  103. securing my laptop at the hotel room
  104. US immigration questions
  105. Advice - passport name ticket name mismatch
  106. Pdx elite security gone
  107. FYI - DHS will visit your site to interview multiple Global Entry applicants
  108. Can I Bring my Non-EU Passport Child Through the EU Line at LHR?
  109. Plane security breached by thief overnight
  110. Should I apply for Global Entry?
  111. Recovering "Surrendered" Items
  112. 'Trusted traveler' accused of hauling $1M of meth
  113. FA Sleeping on Flight
  114. Ziplocks inside ziplock in carry-on?
  115. $410K in change at airport security checkpoints in 2010
  116. GE vs. Privium, Dutch vs. American
  117. Must belts without buckles be removed?
  118. Little Dog in TSA Security Checkpoint Bin and...
  119. Aerosol Hairspray & Liquid Makeup
  120. Security Experiences during my trip: Generally good for the most part...
  121. Knitters Beware
  122. Global Entry - Walk thru when agent occupied
  123. The men and women up front
  124. Question about ATL Security After Customs
  125. Set up your own personal backscatter xray checkpoint
  126. traveling with with medication internationally
  127. Can my wife fly??
  128. Question on being questioned upon land entry into US
  129. Please Open Windowshades for Takeoffs and Landings please
  130. Global entry declarations
  131. Some TSOs are getting cold feet
  132. TSA.gov multi-lingual information - incorrect
  133. I always get "SSSS" when traveling from Canada. Is there anyway to make it go away?
  134. Police Officer as a Witness for TSA Patdown?
  135. AC passenger connecting through LAX: oohs & ahhs
  136. passport agency requesting additional documents
  137. Oxygen pressure
  138. brand new server taken from luggage
  139. Only guest in the building!
  140. ? about medication larger than 3 oz.
  141. Skies Are Now So Safe on U.S. Flights That Experts Turn Focus to 'Surface Threats'
  142. Thoroughness of CBP departure searches at land borders
  143. Overnight (domestic) connection on int'l itin; passport requirements?
  144. SFO TSA removing passport cover
  145. Anyone use a RFID blocking passport case?
  146. Are gel pack/wine coolers allowed by TSA?
  147. Friendly Skies!
  148. Hannukah Candles and Aluminum Foil - Allowed in Carry-On?
  149. Any Experience With TSA Damaged Bags?
  150. Alzheimers!?
  151. Haven't travelled in awhile...still 3oz. for carry-on?
  152. Global Entry question - omitted countries from application.
  153. Flew with a rather old expired DL at ORD, told to walk through scanner after opt-out
  154. Entry to the US- Please help this worried Brit!
  155. I lost all forms of id and now stuck
  156. Short Term Kidnap/Ransom Insurance?
  157. Entry to US on temporary Dutch passport?
  158. Why the patdown??
  159. Canadian through US Customs @LAX
  160. question on crossing US/CDN border
  161. Metal part used in trolley repair
  162. GE/SENTRI Clarification: One-way only, right?
  163. MMW preferred by DHS?
  164. NYT article on AA baggage handlers at JFK
  165. Mileage run to Mexico?
  166. GRB security 'CLOSED FOR LUNCH'!. Come back at 1:05 pm
  167. help with packing and declaring food/meds, and that 311 bag
  168. UVF (St Lucia) security
  169. Flying with a one way ticket?
  170. Going thru USA (liquids)
  171. Flying soon but i have no id
  172. Help TSAstatus.net build out a list of airports
  173. Help regarding medicines and spices
  174. New Passport With Defective Photo
  175. Can you carry-on a pie?
  176. best place to pack an AK47 empty shell
  177. Woman, 85, claims strip-search at JFK airport
  178. Avoiding TSA on visit to USA questions
  179. Global Entry newbie questions
  180. Sikh Coalition's Guidance on TSA Procedures
  181. new flyer questions - autism, kids, food, meds, electronics!
  182. manilla envelopes "confidential"
  183. Lost drivers license
  184. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  185. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  186. Global Entry in ATL
  187. Carry-on item question
  188. DFW
  189. How is LAX T1 for security?
  190. Advice for ABQ?
  191. Flying with temp driving license
  192. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  193. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  194. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  195. Strange things confiscated by security
  196. Terrorist Turkey Warning from DHS!
  197. Trusted Traveler w/ Companion
  198. News From Europe
  199. HKG PIck Pockets Inside Sterile Zone
  200. Anybody Seen any "Bravo" Exercises Lately?
  201. FAMs are "gone"?
  202. Airport agents and visa requirements
  203. Security of your carry on luggage
  204. Ugggh. Flashlight woes.
  205. Pocket Lint Causes Patdowns, according to photography magazine columnist
  206. Refund if scopes installed?
  207. Expedited airport screening for US military in the works
  208. First down the Jetway at select airports
  209. Title "Mr" appears as middle name
  210. ATL passport control is a pleasure.
  211. EU sets limits on body scanners
  212. They really need some hand sanitizer at the GE machines
  213. TSOs and Bluetooth headsets
  214. Are Regional Jets as safe as Mainline?
  215. Global Entry member passport checked at exit
  216. Screening Question Spouse Had DBS Surgery
  217. Pistole's speech at George Washington University
  218. Bringing a checked gun on a Delta flight
  219. TSA Pre✓ Expanding To Three More Airports
  220. I Almost Forgot.......
  221. Ticket or visa first?
  222. I have dual citizenship and I need help with the British Airways Advance Passenger
  223. Are USA passports stamped upon entrance to USA?
  224. TSA says "They don't take nude images anymore!"
  225. Connecting ATL PHL
  226. Non US resident, domestic US air travel, lost ID
  227. GE for British/UK citizens
  228. Global Entry - Infant?
  229. Gate pat downs at TPA
  230. DHS now in Hotels
  231. Fear of Flying
  232. tsa lock missing
  233. TSA may be downplaying WBI cancer risks
  234. checking in contact lens solution
  235. Dog Food and USDA Beagle
  236. Holloween
  237. USA finger print scanners - any problems using a different country's passport?
  238. Sometimes we need a chuckle: A Halloween cartoon
  239. CPAP machines
  240. New FAA Threat level
  241. Security in Canada/US attitude to Gift Wrapped Present
  242. Airport Security View Towards Having a Bag full of Vitamins
  243. What is acceptable ID?
  244. TSA at Harvard Square MBTA Station 10/25/2011?
  245. RE: Is a UPS a restricted item?
  246. "Get your freak on girl" writes TSA agent..
  247. LGW South Terminal: Use of NoS?
  248. New Global Entry process at LAX?
  249. Many thanks to everybody in TS&S
  250. Has anyone successfully gotten a Global Entry card AFTER enrolling in GE?