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The TSA, 2.36″ Knives, Lack Of Threats & Real Threats

On the 25th of April the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will once again allow certain types of knives, and other prohibited items, to fly once again as carry-on items, which I detailed on the 6th of March in Sharpen Your Knives, Polish Your Golf Clubs & Fly!   Since the TSA’s announcement there has been…

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Manchester Airport Helps Engagement Rings Fly Undetected For Valentine’s Day

A few years ago I saw possibly the worst tourist slogan t-shirt of all time, “London Is For Lovers.” Now granted I love London, but it isn’t a city exactly known for its romance. Despite London’s lack of romantic sense, it seems that a mere 211 miles to the northwest, Manchester may be a better…

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How Does A Dead Man End Up In An Airplane Wheel Bay?

8/2/2010 – How Does A Dead Man End Up In An Airplane Wheel Bay? On Sunday afternoon Delta Air Lines Flight 59, a Boeing 777-232, touched down at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport following a 10hr 18min flight from New York’s JFK International Airport. The flight went as expected until routine maintenance revealed an unexpected piece…

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TSA Hires Felon & Forces Airport To Issue Security Badge

5/2/2010 –TSA Hires Felon & Forces Airport To Issue Security Badge It appears the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has placed Richmond (VA) International Airport (RIC) in a troubling situation regarding the issuing of a security access badge to a convicted felon … and that the TSA’s own policy for criminal background checks of Transportation Security…

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Oh Canada … No Carry On Bags … What Is A Photog To Do?

18/1/2010 – Oh Canada … No Carry On Bags … What Is A Photog To Do? The war on terror takes many forms and the target of terrorism seems to have a very clear primary target … The United States of America. Given the obvious target of terrorists it makes absolute sense that nearly a…

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US Travel Security Changes That Do Little To Provide Any Security

26/12/2009 – US Travel Security Changes That Do Little To Provide Any Security As of today new security procedures are in place for all international flights headed to the United States…but due these new procedures offer us any additional security? On Christmas Day 23 year old Nigerian national Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab allegedly set off an…

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The Passenger Airport Security Screening Experience…From Start To Finish

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 3/08/09 – The Passenger Airport Security Screening Experience…From Start To Finish Over the past few days I have been writing about airport security and traveller personal security. Over the course of these few posts I have been revisiting important topics I think every traveller should know to make their experience…

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TSA’s New Encrypted Boarding Pass Bar Code : Didn’t I Discuss This In Detail Last October?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 12/02/2009 – TSA’s New Encrypted Boarding Pass Bar Code : Didn’t I Discuss This In Detail Last October? A few days ago the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) made it widely known that they would begin purchasing 2,300 electronic boarding pass scanners to be deployed to each airport checkpoint throughout the…

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