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Posted at 8:28 AM ET, 11/24/2010

Reports from the airports

By Michael Bolden

8:50 a.m. Update: Dulles International Airport was fairly calm about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

There were no lines at the Continental and United Airlines ticketing areas. A sprinkle of passengers could be seen at the Jet Blue ticketing area.

The biggest crowd was a batch of about two dozen travelers waiting for the Korean Air ticketing area to open.

-- Kafia A. Hosh

Original post: We've dispatched reporters to Washington's three major airports to report on wait times and what's happening with airport screening.

Ashley Halsey III is stationed at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport. He's seen little use of the new full-body scanners. He hasn't witnessed any pat-downs either. BWI spokesman Jonathan Dean says the day has gone smoothly so far.

Discussion: Kate Hanni, founder of, a non-profit consumer organization representing airline passengers, will be online Wednesday, Nov. 24, at 1 p.m. ET to discuss today's threatened protest of TSA security procedures at airport checkpoints. Submit your questions in advance.

Poll: Which would you choose: a full-body scan or a pat-down?

Graphic: How the scanners work

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By Michael Bolden  | November 24, 2010; 8:28 AM ET
Categories:  Airports, Aviation  
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