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New Airline Restrictions May Be Here To Stay  
User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4887 times:

"Air travelers might have to get used to stuffing lipstick and lotion into their luggage rather than carry it with them in the wake of a plot to destroy airliners with liquid-based explosives, security experts say.

The Transportation Security Administration issued new rules banning nearly all liquids, including beverages, lotions and hair gels, from being taken on planes after British authorities arrested at least 24 suspects in the plot.

British airlines went even further, banning all carry-on luggage except for keys, wallets, glasses and other essentials. Medications and baby formula are being allowed... "


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User currently offlineCkfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 5877 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 4793 times:

I've heard several news reports saying that bans may be relaxed within a few days. One report cited a "senior TSA official" at ORD. The key is when the British feel that they have substantially all of the suspects involved in custody.

User currently offlineCory6188 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2741 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 4787 times:

I literally read the exact opposite earlier today. Some news article I read had a quote from Chertoff saying how the restrictions were likely to be relaxed over the next few days - not totally removed, but most definitely relaxed.

User currently offlinePHLJJS From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 431 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 4747 times:

I work for TSA at PHL and saw reports today that said the new restrictions would be relaxed within the next 2 weeks. I was off today, but spoke to a co- worker who said that the assistant FSD at PHL said this morning that " nothing would be relaxed anytime soon." That is a direct quote and I trust my friend and know that he wouldn't sensationalize or make anything up. I'm off until monday and will find out more then. Anything that I do find out that can be posted on here, will be. I will keep you all up to date however I can.

User currently offlineJetdeltamsy From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2987 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 4702 times:

Nothing would make this airline employee happier than to have all carry-on bags banned. Period. No exceptions except for purses, computers, food purchased within the secured areas of and airport and baby or other health related supplies.

If that day ever comes, it will surpass the joy i felt when smoking was banned inflight.

Tired of airline bankruptcies....EA/PA/TW and finally DL.
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