This blog post was updated on July 18, 2019.

Nobody likes to deal with airport security. It’s a gauntlet of frustration that every air traveler has to run through before taking off. From security agents with x-ray machines and metal detectors to body scanners and the risk of random search, getting held up at checkpoint can turn the exciting start of a trip into an excruciating experience of drudgery. And the thing is, no matter where you’re flying to or flying from, they’re there. Every major airport in every country has airport security. But there are ways you can get through security checkpoints quickly. They are the tricks of the master fliers.

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Dave Odegard is an ex-army brat turned internet word person, whose work has been published on Maxim Online, USAToday, Buzzfeed, and more. He is currently the Senior Content Writer at Fareportal (CheapOair's parent company) and spends his free time exploring the wilds of Brooklyn, New Jersey, and Sweden.