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    ...and it makes the policy seem even that much more stupid.  Once you as an international traveler land in the US you can then transfer to domestic flights filled with people that had to have their shoes checked, while you didn't.  That certainly makes a lot of sense!

    Just took a Hong Kong-Seattle flight; no shoe check at Hong Kong, just liquids (and they check you for that at security AND at the gate...same at Kuala Lumpur)...at Narita they made us get off the plane and go through security AGAIN just to go back to the exact same gate and exact same plane we had just been on.  That was even more annoying than the shoe check in the States since by definition we were already in the secured area when we landed.

    The shoe check is freaking stupid.

    I like lemurs -6.50, -4.82

    by roadbear on Mon Jun 22, 2009 at 09:20:35 AM PDT

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