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Filed Under:Travel / Air Travel
Posts on Regator:501
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Archived Since:October 29, 2010

Blog Post Archive

#SkyTeamRTW … Fish’s Journey Around The World, Like None Other

The past few weeks have been intense, interesting, and filled with ever changing logistics … similar to building a jigsaw puzzle on top of a constantly moving Rubik’s Cube. This morning, 13 days after project launch something I have worked hard to build went wheels up. Show More Summary

Customs & Border Protection, The “Border Crisis” & You Can’t Have it Both Ways

In general, I avoid delving into politics on FlyingWithFish. ?Politics, albeit, often play a key role in topics I cover—from aircraft financing to?government agencies. Today, however, I’m straying—slightly—from what I normally cover....Show More Summary

FAA Prohibits US Airlines From Flying To Tel Aviv In An Act Of Politics Not Security

Earlier today the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Notice To Airmen (NOTAM) that for a period of 24-hours U.S. airlines could not operate to or from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel.   The FAA’s NOTAM...Show More Summary

Defending Aircraft In Flight From Surface To Air Missiles … are we doing enough?

Surface to Air Missiles (SAM) and Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) have been used in attacks on more than fifty civilian aircraft, killing more than 1,000 people since 1973.  Presently the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...Show More Summary

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, Jetblue Didn’t Throw You Off For Being Jewish, They Threw You Off For Being Racist … NEXT

A week ago, on the 7th of July, as Jetblue Flight 454 prepared to depart from Gate C12, at West Palm Beach International Airport, a conflict arose between Lisa Rosenberg, M.D., a Jewish doctor from New York, seated in seat 7E and woman identified as a Palestinian in seat 9C. Show More Summary

TSA Updates Electronics Power Up Security Measures At U.S. Airports & Who’s Behind It

Earlier today I posted … TSA’s Electronics Power Up Security Procedure Implemented In U.S. Airports & Why Its A Sham … discussing the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) new security procedures being implemented not overseas,...Show More Summary

TSA’s Electronics Power Up Security Procedure Implemented In U.S. Airports & Why Its A Sham

This past week it became widely known that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had begun a new security measure to be implemented at a number of overseas airports requiring passenger power up their electronics before boarding flights bound for the United States. Show More Summary

Are Airlines Fixing Planes With Duct Tape? No … and … It Ain’t News

Yesterday evening as I settled in for a long exciting night of rereviewing a 100+ slide PowerPoint presentation … yes, this is how I was spending my Saturday night … a CBS News story caught my attention shortly after 11:00pm. The story...Show More Summary

So You Think You Had A Rough Landing?

We’ve all flown on flights with rough landings, and heard stories from our friends, families and colleagues about flights they have taken with rough landings … but consider the challenge of landing a McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II on board a moving ship with no nose gear. Show More Summary

Some Friday Flying Music … Foo Fighters Learn To Fly

Travel and music go hand in hand and sometimes you just need to laugh at the airline passenger experience … so … without further interruption, the Foo Fighters’ Learn To Fly.   Happy Flying!   @flyingwithfish   The post Some Friday Flying Music … Foo Fighters Learn To Fly appeared first on Flying With Fish.

Delta Works To Trademark “The World’s Most Trusted Airline”

Airlines, like all businesses, are protective of their image and work hard to promote their business, however Delta Air Lines may have recently taken marketing chutzpah to a whole new level. Delta Air Lines is planning a new marketing...Show More Summary

The #TNI #Travel Chat Join Us Today To For China & The Legendary Silk Road

Clear your schedule for today, the 12th of June, at 3:30pm EDT (UTC-4) for a journey through culture and history as the weekly  Travelers’ Night In (#TNI) Travel Chat on Twitter explores China and The Legendary Silk Road with the Chinese National Tourism Office. Show More Summary

Who To Complain To About Baggage Policies & Fees … Not Who You’d Think

When you, the passenger, complain about checked baggage rules, carry on regulations and anything baggage related, do you know who oversees the regulations?  Probably not, because it is not one agency in the United States and the rules are not implemented in some cases by a regulatory governing body, only enforced by them   There […]         

Get Ready To Rock Out During The #TNI #Travel Chat As We Discuss Travel Music

Every journey has a sound track … maybe even including Journey … and whether consciously or subconsciously music is with us as we travel.   Come join the #TNI #Travel Chat today, June 5th,  at 3:30pm EDT (UTC-4) and get ready to share the music that is your constant companion, the music you have discovered […]         

Top 8 Ways How To NOT Talk To An Airline Employee

Yesterday fellow BoardingArea blogger Marshall Jackson wrote “Advice on How to Talk to an Airline Employee From an ex-Airline Employee,” which is really a good read, but it got me thinking.   Travel can be stressful, things can happen quickly that are unfavourable for passengers, sometimes due to their mistakes, sometimes due to circumstances out […]         

Vote For Your Favourite Twitter Traveler in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Travel and Twitter go hand-in-hand, and there are so many different types of travel tweeters that it is hard to decide who is the best.   Among some of my personal favourite travel tweeters you’ll find travel journalists, airline bloggers, travel agents, flight attendants, adventure travelers, photographers and a diverse group of others … so … […]         

The #TNI #Travel Chat on Twitter, Join Us Today To Discuss ‘Things That Make You Go D’oh!’

What’s on your schedule for today, May 29th, at 3:30pm EDT (UTC -4)?  Well whatever that is, pencil in The Travelers’ Night In (#TNI) Travel Chat on Twitter.   This week’s #TNI #Travel Chat topic, is sure to make you laugh, remind you of the quirky fun of travel and hopefully get you to share your […]         

Who Says Airport Security Can’t Make You Laugh?

If you spend enough time dealing with airport security, especially researching it and writing about it, sometimes you just need a laugh. Well, this morning I was sent a cartoon that blended my need to laugh and my need to stay somewhat focused on aviation security.   So … I am passing this laughter on to […]         

WestJet Takes Customer Engagement To A New Level with #WestJet

What can one say about Canada’s WestJet?  The airline is expanding. The company’s corporate culture is unique. The brand image is based on being helpful, transparent and lighthearted.  The message is often unexpected, off the cuff and just brilliant.   I have previously written about WestJet’s use of Twitter and WestJet’s brilliant April Fools videos, […]         

Travel Social Media : Sponsors, Clients, Revenue & Reality

If you are reading this blog post you are using a Travel Social Media channel. If you found the blog post via Twitter, then you are familiar with engaging directly in Social Media to seek out Travel content.   Many people dream of traveling the world, many dream of making a living Tweeting and posting […]         

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