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  1. epi pen
  2. Cooling the A320 landing gear with mobile air-conditioning unit !!!
  3. Global Entry fingerprint quest.
  4. using digital cameras/video cams during t/o & landing
  5. Tornadoes: Still A Danger to Airline Passengers
  6. Global Entry Only Charged Me $50
  7. Some PTVs INOP, should F/As do manual safety demo?
  8. Kicked Off Plane For Wearing Underwear?
  9. Body scanners at MAN and personal belongings?
  10. securing my laptop at the hotel room
  11. US immigration questions
  12. Advice - passport name ticket name mismatch
  13. Pdx elite security gone
  14. FYI - DHS will visit your site to interview multiple Global Entry applicants
  15. Can I Bring my Non-EU Passport Child Through the EU Line at LHR?
  16. Plane security breached by thief overnight
  17. Should I apply for Global Entry?
  18. Recovering "Surrendered" Items
  19. 'Trusted traveler' accused of hauling $1M of meth
  20. FA Sleeping on Flight
  21. Ziplocks inside ziplock in carry-on?
  22. $410K in change at airport security checkpoints in 2010
  23. GE vs. Privium, Dutch vs. American
  24. Must belts without buckles be removed?
  25. Little Dog in TSA Security Checkpoint Bin and...
  26. Aerosol Hairspray & Liquid Makeup
  27. Security Experiences during my trip: Generally good for the most part...
  28. Knitters Beware
  29. Global Entry - Walk thru when agent occupied
  30. The men and women up front
  31. Question about ATL Security After Customs
  32. Set up your own personal backscatter xray checkpoint
  33. traveling with with medication internationally
  34. Can my wife fly??
  35. Question on being questioned upon land entry into US
  36. Please Open Windowshades for Takeoffs and Landings please
  37. Global entry declarations
  38. Some TSOs are getting cold feet
  39. TSA.gov multi-lingual information - incorrect
  40. I always get "SSSS" when traveling from Canada. Is there anyway to make it go away?
  41. Police Officer as a Witness for TSA Patdown?
  42. AC passenger connecting through LAX: oohs & ahhs
  43. passport agency requesting additional documents
  44. Oxygen pressure
  45. brand new server taken from luggage
  46. Only guest in the building!
  47. ? about medication larger than 3 oz.
  48. Skies Are Now So Safe on U.S. Flights That Experts Turn Focus to 'Surface Threats'
  49. Thoroughness of CBP departure searches at land borders
  50. Overnight (domestic) connection on int'l itin; passport requirements?
  51. SFO TSA removing passport cover
  52. Anyone use a RFID blocking passport case?
  53. Are gel pack/wine coolers allowed by TSA?
  54. Friendly Skies!
  55. Hannukah Candles and Aluminum Foil - Allowed in Carry-On?
  56. Any Experience With TSA Damaged Bags?
  57. Alzheimers!?
  58. Haven't travelled in awhile...still 3oz. for carry-on?
  59. Global Entry question - omitted countries from application.
  60. Flew with a rather old expired DL at ORD, told to walk through scanner after opt-out
  61. Entry to the US- Please help this worried Brit!
  62. I lost all forms of id and now stuck
  63. Short Term Kidnap/Ransom Insurance?
  64. Entry to US on temporary Dutch passport?
  65. Why the patdown??
  66. Canadian through US Customs @LAX
  67. question on crossing US/CDN border
  68. Metal part used in trolley repair
  69. GE/SENTRI Clarification: One-way only, right?
  70. MMW preferred by DHS?
  71. NYT article on AA baggage handlers at JFK
  72. Mileage run to Mexico?
  73. GRB security 'CLOSED FOR LUNCH'!. Come back at 1:05 pm
  74. help with packing and declaring food/meds, and that 311 bag
  75. UVF (St Lucia) security
  76. Flying with a one way ticket?
  77. Going thru USA (liquids)
  78. Flying soon but i have no id
  79. Help TSAstatus.net build out a list of airports
  80. Help regarding medicines and spices
  81. New Passport With Defective Photo
  82. Can you carry-on a pie?
  83. best place to pack an AK47 empty shell
  84. Woman, 85, claims strip-search at JFK airport
  85. Avoiding TSA on visit to USA questions
  86. Global Entry newbie questions
  87. Sikh Coalition's Guidance on TSA Procedures
  88. new flyer questions - autism, kids, food, meds, electronics!
  89. manilla envelopes "confidential"
  90. Lost drivers license
  91. Steel Faceplate in Carryon?
  92. US Airways says it's OK to be forced to stand up for a 7-hour flight
  93. Global Entry in ATL
  94. Carry-on item question
  95. DFW
  96. How is LAX T1 for security?
  97. Advice for ABQ?
  98. Flying with temp driving license
  99. LAX T4 (AA & QF): Permanent Third Checkpoint?
  100. Declaring purchased goods after the fact?
  101. TSO swears at pax at IAD
  102. Strange things confiscated by security
  103. Terrorist Turkey Warning from DHS!
  104. Trusted Traveler w/ Companion
  105. News From Europe
  106. HKG PIck Pockets Inside Sterile Zone
  107. Anybody Seen any "Bravo" Exercises Lately?
  108. FAMs are "gone"?
  109. Airport agents and visa requirements
  110. Security of your carry on luggage
  111. Ugggh. Flashlight woes.
  112. Pocket Lint Causes Patdowns, according to photography magazine columnist
  113. Refund if scopes installed?
  114. Expedited airport screening for US military in the works
  115. First down the Jetway at select airports
  116. Title "Mr" appears as middle name
  117. ATL passport control is a pleasure.
  118. EU sets limits on body scanners
  119. They really need some hand sanitizer at the GE machines
  120. TSOs and Bluetooth headsets
  121. Are Regional Jets as safe as Mainline?
  122. Global Entry member passport checked at exit
  123. Screening Question Spouse Had DBS Surgery
  124. Pistole's speech at George Washington University
  125. Bringing a checked gun on a Delta flight
  126. TSA Pre✓ Expanding To Three More Airports
  127. I Almost Forgot.......
  128. Ticket or visa first?
  129. I have dual citizenship and I need help with the British Airways Advance Passenger
  130. Are USA passports stamped upon entrance to USA?
  131. TSA says "They don't take nude images anymore!"
  132. Connecting ATL PHL
  133. Non US resident, domestic US air travel, lost ID
  134. GE for British/UK citizens
  135. Global Entry - Infant?
  136. Gate pat downs at TPA
  137. DHS now in Hotels
  138. Fear of Flying
  139. tsa lock missing
  140. TSA may be downplaying WBI cancer risks
  141. checking in contact lens solution
  142. Dog Food and USDA Beagle
  143. Holloween
  144. USA finger print scanners - any problems using a different country's passport?
  145. Sometimes we need a chuckle: A Halloween cartoon
  146. CPAP machines
  147. New FAA Threat level
  148. Security in Canada/US attitude to Gift Wrapped Present
  149. Airport Security View Towards Having a Bag full of Vitamins
  150. What is acceptable ID?
  151. TSA at Harvard Square MBTA Station 10/25/2011?
  152. RE: Is a UPS a restricted item?
  153. "Get your freak on girl" writes TSA agent..
  154. LGW South Terminal: Use of NoS?
  155. New Global Entry process at LAX?
  156. Many thanks to everybody in TS&S
  157. Has anyone successfully gotten a Global Entry card AFTER enrolling in GE?
  158. Global Entry - Error message
  159. Concealed handguns on Amtrak
  160. Possible to use flight history tracks to analyse possible near miss?
  161. ORD TSO: "This is not an X-Ray Machine"
  162. Security gate questions on flying out of LAS
  163. How much radiation are you exposed to on a plane?
  164. TSA and "travel" laundry detergent
  165. BOS opt-out, carryon not in sight
  166. AIT & Pregnancy
  167. CATSA question - Travel with Ice Packs?
  168. Garment Bag Carry Ons?
  169. Help--Trip in 1 Week while Passport Languishes at Charleston Passport Agency
  170. CDG fun
  171. Number of bottles of liquid
  172. Currently have Global Entry, requested a card -- now I need to interview again?
  173. portable breastpump as carry on
  174. Liquid checks at the gate at SLC
  175. Getting into US under VISA Waiver while having a b1 visa
  176. Is Pimento Cheese a liquid?
  177. TSA Random Gate Inspection - Where to File Complaint?
  178. Triple "L". I actually feel human again!
  179. Who has flown BWI in the last week or so?
  180. TSOs out on the AOA? Good heavens.
  181. I got finally got SPOTed
  182. Pass TSA checkpoint with a Torah pointer in carry-on (link to pic inside)?
  183. handcuffs in carry-on: yes or no?
  184. Useful tips for safety traveling
  185. Global Entry - Customs form with Non-GE member
  186. What's Difference Between WTMD Alarm 'Pat' Down and Opt-Out 'Pat' Down?
  187. 'SSSS' on boarding pass
  188. PHL - Going into the "wrong" terminal
  189. Ripped US Passport
  190. Round-tipped scissors ok to fly?
  191. Actual Day 1 Experience with Trusted Traveler at DFW gates C 26-39!
  192. Consumption of large amounts of Alcohol on planes
  193. Bass Guitar as Carry-On for Delta flight?
  194. WSJ: Training for a Plane Crash
  195. Carry-on beef to AMS
  196. How to pack Play-Doh
  197. No cookies for TSO's (naughty OR nice)
  198. Are the "warning" pictures for WBI still required in the queues?
  199. Speaking of scanners and backscatters... LHR
  200. Getting 2 dozen cupcakes through secuity at DCA
  201. How to remove stickers from passports?
  202. Baby ettiquette/rules
  203. best/worst Canada airports (non-US)?
  204. LAX Customs recently, any additional major headaches?
  205. L-Word Star Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Kissing Girlfriend
  206. How to carry RX Insulin-type medicine
  207. wallets
  208. Airports to Avoid for Carrying Baggage Counters to TSA Screening / Inefficiencies
  209. How to "Declare" a liquid > 3.4 oz.
  210. How do you feel about MMW vs Backscatter?
  211. TSO Cancer Cluster at LAX?
  212. Security and ID for 16 year olds?
  213. US Passport Renewal at a Consulate or Embassy
  214. Opting out but not sending stuff thru xray until TSO is present?
  215. Terminal dump at MAN
  216. A Change we should like at YYZ - GE Kiosk
  217. Advise Your US Bank Prior to Travel ?
  218. VISA requirements for US citizens when connecting through Colombia
  219. What to do if you are robbed during airport screening in Canada (Toronto Sun Article)
  220. Airserv BP/ID check at IAD, top of escalators (again)
  221. Coca tea, worth the bother?
  222. Will carrying this in my checked baggages cause me trouble?
  223. New way to deal with TSA giving you lip about a NEXUS card
  224. PIT-Specific Security Questions/Advice
  225. Midnight taxi from Edsa Shangri la to the airport
  226. Lima Peru Airport Plastic Bags Policy
  227. liquids into airside
  228. Carry-on a pumpkin?
  229. Why was I tagged for carry-on bag search and patdown?
  230. TSA Agents Accused Of Being Bribed With Gift Cards To Help Drug Dealers
  231. Preferred security line for people with one bag???
  232. Why is there no security on Greyhound?
  233. TSA at Boston's Back Bay train/"T" station (BBY)
  234. Why do CBP officers keep singling me out for luggage searches?
  235. More Ineptitude: Public Announcement in AGS
  236. We are now allowed to check watches??
  237. Elite Status = less intensive screening
  238. Security with severe knee injury?
  239. Scanning fingerprints of US citizens?
  240. Hazardous materials in cargo area?
  241. Jet Bridge carry on inspections at HKG
  242. Got my license renewal in the mail today, can opt for Select ID
  243. Global Entry is soooo worth it
  244. Travelling with Lost ID - Any recent experiences?
  245. Can an unaccompanied 15 year old enter the U.S.?
  246. Anyone altering travel plans around 9/11?
  247. 300 new AIT units to be deployed
  248. New TSA question for women
  249. A serious question seeking a logical answer: Teamwork handling of belongings
  250. Fellow FFers - Are you seeing more opt-outs lately?