Bruce Hayes wrote:I guess this brings a halt to the practice of transporting your vacation wine purchases home in carry on baggage, rather than trusting your treasures to the gentle treatment of baggage handlers.
Bob Ross wrote:Elucidation, please Robin. Should liquids have been prohibited in the past as you see it?
The Atlantic recently had a piece decrying the $5 billion cost of air security, arguing that passenger awareness and heavy locked cockpit doors, had greatly increased airline security. The searches, etc. were more for show and reassurance of passengers than effective in preventing threats to planes.
Robin Garr wrote:Bruce, first, a housekeeping note ... assuming you wouldn't object, I took off the "WTN" from your message title (since it's not a Wine Tasting Note), and moved it into The Wine Forum (since it is a wine-related topic).
Ian Sutton wrote:Bruce
Do you know if this is just the states or worldwide?
OW Holmes wrote:I chucked my shaving cream and shampoo before leaving home this morning, but deodorant? Toothpaste? wow.
Randy R wrote:Someone please elucidate on the flights this affects? In the link it appears to speak only of UK-->US Flights.
Ian Sutton wrote:I fear soon we will all be drugged at the airport, transported whilst unconscious and revived at the other end.
Sue Courtney wrote:This is getting ridiculous. Soon we will all have to fly naked because of the 'no clothing' rule.
Jenise wrote:Have to admit feeling a bit comforted this morning by the fact that my next international flight is booked on a Canadian airline.
Bruce Hayes wrote:Jenise wrote:Have to admit feeling a bit comforted this morning by the fact that my next international flight is booked on a Canadian airline.
I am afraid that the sort of people who plotted the UK airline bombings don't like us (Canadians) anymore either Jenise. No safe place.