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  1. Travelling with electronic/computer equipment
  2. Safety razor blade or electric shaver in check-in
  3. carry on medication.
  4. Question re: Name Game
  5. TSA Pre-Check starts in SEA Apr. 24th
  6. London Stansted (STN) travel report
  7. Losing my WTMD lane at SEA to Pre-check
  8. Have You Accidentally Brought a Prohibited Item Onboard?
  9. What's Allowed in Carry-On??
  10. London Gatwick - Security pat-downs
  11. Location of security at FLL
  12. Corporate Travel Site Not Asking for Known Traveler Number
  13. State ID and plane ticket info don't match
  14. Can I get through security with another airlines boarding pass?
  15. Anyone Else Having Recognition Problems at Global Entry Kiosk?
  16. Can anyone point me to on the TSA webpage...
  17. Cellphones on planes
  18. Are TSOs allowed to sift through your wallet?
  19. Global Entry and MCO?
  20. Apologies in advance: BKSK vs. MMW safety
  21. Name game at AUS
  22. FAA's Terminal Doppler Weather Radar Measures Tornado
  23. Traveling With Face Products Question
  24. Security at GVA and MAD, and traveling with Gu
  25. luggage 'pulled by TSA' for inspection
  26. USA Today.com - TSA tests ID scanning machines at IAD
  27. TS&S legal forum: What, exactly, can TSOs ask about prescriptions you are carrying?
  28. Got My New Passport (USA) But...
  29. Identity Theft
  30. Is LGA now playing the SFO name game?
  31. Vienna - passport also put through xray scanner - is this the norm in VIE?
  32. Flagged for secondary inspection by US Customs?
  33. Flying with Expired Driver's License, but LOC card acceptable ?
  34. Connecting from Canada to Central America: go through MEX or a US airport?
  35. Lost Photo ID
  36. US Permanent resident can be deported for crimes
  37. CDG-LHR-LAX or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb: Shell Casing travel
  38. People walking into DCA concourse through the exit
  39. What do I need for Business Meeting in US?
  40. How do you handle expensive watches (and jewelry) through airport security?
  41. Is TSA Pre Check Airline Specific ?
  42. My Wife Was Assaulted on a Delta Flight in Front of a Useless Flight Delta Flight Att
  43. To everyone who locks their carryon through security...
  44. TSA indifference on JFK Air Train
  45. Dog kibble in my shoes?
  46. Pre Line Question
  47. Any one apply for Global Entry just for Precheck?
  48. I got Precheck without the Global Entry interview?
  49. Shocking behavior at JFK Term 4 Immigrations
  50. Nexus/GE Fingerprint Scanning at YYZ - Appointment Required?
  51. Heads up for IAD
  52. Global Entry / NEXUS vs. Reckless Driving in CO
  53. Need quick help. Friend just lost her photo ID. Can she fly tomorrow?
  54. Last Minute Tickets and Extra Screening
  55. NEXUS application and change of address
  56. Carry photo frame through security?
  57. PreChek and Global Entry
  58. Stupid question on radiation test
  59. ORD Pre-Check opens for AA
  60. Global Entry for Swedish citizen and resident
  61. How to avoid being separated from your luggage during an opt-out?
  62. US CBP Incompetence: Trusted Traveler Program (GOES)
  63. Airport-Friendly Belts and shoes
  64. U.S. CBP preclearance in Calgary
  65. Ease of avoiding NoS at CLT
  66. Can minis of liquor be brought in carry on?
  67. Puddie, Pen Purloining TSA Agent to face trial
  68. lhr (heathrow) transfer security issue
  69. Schengen Landing/Arrival/Immigration Card
  70. Opt out experience in Burbank
  71. Changed Setup for Security Lines at MDW
  72. What became of polar survival suits?
  73. What to answer on "why do you opt out"?
  74. Screening Device Left in Bag
  75. Shirts w/ Metallic Design
  76. Interesting youtube how to video...how to get ANYTHING past the TSA nude o scopes.
  77. Clearing times at FLL
  78. FLL will have Trusted Traveler in this summer
  79. Transporting dodgy looking equipment in luggage
  80. Entry in to DFW
  81. Missed my flight at MFE because of ID refusal and secondary - questions:
  82. Robot as carry-on
  83. LAPD Boarding Rental Care Courtesy Buses and Asking Questions - What's that About?
  84. Can TSA check Mobile boarding passes?
  85. Will my hot pot pass TSA?
  86. Safety Briefings, well worth watching.
  87. Help! Lost Passport
  88. Israeli visiting russia
  89. Colgan Airline facing $153,000 fine from FAA for inadequate crew rest
  90. New to Regional Jets w/ Several Questions
  91. Middle name problems?
  92. Haitian visiting U.S. on 1-way ticket
  93. Would you check in a bag for someone?
  94. Broken PA - Is it a Safety Issue for FAA?
  95. Damaged baggage claim procedure
  96. Global Entry - Can Citation Remove My Membership?
  97. Is There Any Value To An Enhanced Driver License?
  98. Scanner without adjacent WTMD
  99. A functional RFID chip in your passport may be a requirement
  100. Unisex Security Check OSL?
  101. Security in the Azores confiscated my wine opener
  102. Flight to Guam from SFO; Passport Required?
  103. Sending a bread machine through as checked bag
  104. Weird "will this pass TSA" question... Avocado
  105. Shaving Cream Confiscated...
  106. Security Baggage Claim Question - BOS
  107. bad experience at heathrow
  108. new zurich (zrh) secuity proceedures
  109. TSA Spokesperson Sari Koshetz: Valuables should NEVER be put loosely in a TSA bin
  110. SNN Pre-Clearance
  111. @PDX and fuming mad right now
  112. US ESTA - New One Required After Change of Country of Residence?
  113. tsa check-in on 021612 @JFK
  114. Restricted exits at DFW Terminals after 9 PM and related issues
  115. Passports are now not valid for TSA security for domestic flights?
  116. Safety/security in Bogota for biz travelers?
  117. Please don't post non travel safety items here
  118. Most disorganized security setup for terminals
  119. Travelling with leg brace
  120. WTMD compatible belt
  121. Why are Federal Reserve Police at the airport?
  122. Nexus Conditional Approval Notice Question
  123. Flight aborted today after take off?
  124. Cell Phones on Airplanes
  125. pre-check expanding to 28 new airports
  126. Stolen cameras in checked luggage
  127. Travel to Maldives?
  128. An open switchblade fell out of overhead compartment and almost hit someone today!
  129. Valueables on a flight?
  130. Aviation Weather
  131. Blood pressure monitor in carry-on bag
  132. Paddling On The Rio Grande River. Bad Idea?
  133. Is TSA now allowing full-size toothpaste and hairspray in carry-on?(no ziplock bag)
  134. Yet another thief working for the TSA at JFK
  135. What is your personal opt-out policy?
  136. Rear-facing seats in emergency landing - position?
  137. how many times are you allowed to cross the US/Canada border by car each day?
  138. Passport expiration
  139. Traveling in Military Uniform?
  140. ID requirements
  141. screwed up TT application
  142. Frequently asked questions by the TSA
  143. GE expands to MSP, PHX, DEN and CLT
  144. Privacy question - in regards to personal information.
  145. Birth dates: why a mountain out of a molehill?
  146. TSA mistakes insulin pump for gun
  147. Eyeglasses in the seat back pocket
  148. Incase Neoprene Sleeve -- Checkpoint Friendly?
  149. epi pen
  150. Cooling the A320 landing gear with mobile air-conditioning unit !!!
  151. Global Entry fingerprint quest.
  152. using digital cameras/video cams during t/o & landing
  153. Tornadoes: Still A Danger to Airline Passengers
  154. Global Entry Only Charged Me $50
  155. Some PTVs INOP, should F/As do manual safety demo?
  156. Kicked Off Plane For Wearing Underwear?
  157. Body scanners at MAN and personal belongings?
  158. securing my laptop at the hotel room
  159. US immigration questions
  160. Advice - passport name ticket name mismatch
  161. Pdx elite security gone
  162. FYI - DHS will visit your site to interview multiple Global Entry applicants
  163. Can I Bring my Non-EU Passport Child Through the EU Line at LHR?
  164. Plane security breached by thief overnight
  165. Should I apply for Global Entry?
  166. Recovering "Surrendered" Items
  167. 'Trusted traveler' accused of hauling $1M of meth
  168. FA Sleeping on Flight
  169. Ziplocks inside ziplock in carry-on?
  170. $410K in change at airport security checkpoints in 2010
  171. GE vs. Privium, Dutch vs. American
  172. Must belts without buckles be removed?
  173. Little Dog in TSA Security Checkpoint Bin and...
  174. Aerosol Hairspray & Liquid Makeup
  175. Security Experiences during my trip: Generally good for the most part...
  176. Knitters Beware
  177. Global Entry - Walk thru when agent occupied
  178. The men and women up front
  179. Question about ATL Security After Customs
  180. Set up your own personal backscatter xray checkpoint
  181. traveling with with medication internationally
  182. Can my wife fly??
  183. Question on being questioned upon land entry into US
  184. Please Open Windowshades for Takeoffs and Landings please
  185. Global entry declarations
  186. Some TSOs are getting cold feet
  187. TSA.gov multi-lingual information - incorrect
  188. I always get "SSSS" when traveling from Canada. Is there anyway to make it go away?
  189. Police Officer as a Witness for TSA Patdown?
  190. AC passenger connecting through LAX: oohs & ahhs
  191. passport agency requesting additional documents
  192. Oxygen pressure
  193. brand new server taken from luggage
  194. Only guest in the building!
  195. ? about medication larger than 3 oz.
  196. Skies Are Now So Safe on U.S. Flights That Experts Turn Focus to 'Surface Threats'
  197. Thoroughness of CBP departure searches at land borders
  198. Overnight (domestic) connection on int'l itin; passport requirements?
  199. SFO TSA removing passport cover
  200. Anyone use a RFID blocking passport case?
  201. Are gel pack/wine coolers allowed by TSA?
  202. Friendly Skies!
  203. Hannukah Candles and Aluminum Foil - Allowed in Carry-On?
  204. Any Experience With TSA Damaged Bags?
  205. Alzheimers!?
  206. Haven't travelled in awhile...still 3oz. for carry-on?
  207. Global Entry question - omitted countries from application.
  208. Flew with a rather old expired DL at ORD, told to walk through scanner after opt-out
  209. Entry to the US- Please help this worried Brit!
  210. I lost all forms of id and now stuck
  211. Short Term Kidnap/Ransom Insurance?
  212. Entry to US on temporary Dutch passport?
  213. Why the patdown??
  214. Canadian through US Customs @LAX
  215. question on crossing US/CDN border
  216. Metal part used in trolley repair
  217. GE/SENTRI Clarification: One-way only, right?
  218. MMW preferred by DHS?
  219. NYT article on AA baggage handlers at JFK
  220. Mileage run to Mexico?
  221. GRB security 'CLOSED FOR LUNCH'!. Come back at 1:05 pm
  222. help with packing and declaring food/meds, and that 311 bag
  223. UVF (St Lucia) security
  224. Flying with a one way ticket?
  225. Going thru USA (liquids)
  226. Flying soon but i have no id
  227. Help TSAstatus.net build out a list of airports
  228. Help regarding medicines and spices
  229. New Passport With Defective Photo
  230. Can you carry-on a pie?
  231. best place to pack an AK47 empty shell
  232. Woman, 85, claims strip-search at JFK airport
  233. Avoiding TSA on visit to USA questions
  234. Global Entry newbie questions
  235. Sikh Coalition's Guidance on TSA Procedures
  236. new flyer questions - autism, kids, food, meds, electronics!
  237. manilla envelopes "confidential"
  238. Lost drivers license
  239. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  240. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  241. Global Entry in ATL
  242. Carry-on item question
  243. DFW
  244. How is LAX T1 for security?
  245. Advice for ABQ?
  246. Flying with temp driving license
  247. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  248. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  249. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  250. Strange things confiscated by security