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Steven Frischling
Live: HVN
Work: JFK-SFO-CDG-HKG
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Steven Frischling, aka: Fish, is globe hopping professional photographer, airline emerging media consultant working with large global airlines and founder of The Travel Strategist. Fish has racked up more than 1,000,000 miles since he started to track his mileage in 2005.

Fish's travel tends to be less than leisurely, including flying from New York to Basrah, Iraq, for six hours; Hong Kong for eight hours, Kuwait City for two hours and traveling around the world in 3.5 days to shoot a series of photo assignments in 4 cities and 4 countries on 3 separate continents.

Fish grew up at the end of New York's JFK International Airport's Runway 4R/22L, which probably explains his enjoyment of watching planes, fly overhead. When not shooting photos or traveling Fish designs camera bags, hones is expertise on airline security and spends his time at home cheering for the Red Sox with his 3 kids 102 yards from the ocean.

Posts Tagged ‘baggage’

Why Airlines Aren’t Liable For Baggage Theft & Damage

On a daily basis someone is complaining that an airline has damaged an item in their checked baggage or that something from their checked baggage was pilfered.  These incidents, while barely a statistical blip on the radar compared to all checked baggage, frequently take center stage in public conversation of the airline industry.   A […]

You Can Help Airlines Return Your Lost Bags To You

Lost baggage is not fun for anyone. For travelers, lost baggage means no clothes, no toiletries, possibly lost business materials or gifts. For airlines, lost baggage means their staff is subjected to irate travelers, a decrease is customer satisfaction and the added expense of tracking down lost bags, shipping and delivering lost bags, not to […]

Who Regulates Passenger Baggage? Well…no one really

Baggage questions, will they ever stop? No, probably not.   Each week Flying With Fish probably receives more email regarding baggage issues than anything else. Checked baggage, carry on baggage, carry-on sizes, checked baggage weight … and frequently readers want to know who to complain to.  Those seeking to complain to “the authorities” generally are […]

Scottevest Travel Vest : There’s A Pocket For That

Baggage is an annoyance on the road; even carry on baggage, especially short trips.  Travel with bags slows travelers up at security check points, leaves traveler property at risk for theft or loss at security check points … and for day trips requires travelers to schlep their bags wherever they go. Yes, I admit, there […]

Free Custom Luggage Tags from KLM

22/12/2009 – Free Custom Luggage Tags from KLM While I am working with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to build their blog I do not plan on producing much day-to-day cross over posts. I’d like to keep the content separate…however how can I resist cross posting the free luggage tag offer? If you travel you probably […]

United Airlines’ New Unlimited Premier Baggage Plan…Is It Worth It?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 6/10/2009 – United Airlines’ New Unlimited Premier Baggage Plan…Is It Worth It? Yesterday United Airlines announced an interesting twist in airline baggage fees. While many airlines continue to experiment with secondary-revenue from passengers, through ‘unbundling’ airfares, United Airlines has created a new “Premier Baggage” fee scheme that allows travellers to […]

Airline Lost Your Luggage? Help Them Find It Faster & More Reliably!

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 4/08/09 – Airline Lost Your Luggage? Help Them Find It Faster & More Reliably! Most travellers never give baggage identification a second thought until their bags have been misplaced by an airline. As we enter the peak leisure travel season in many parts of the world, north of the equator, […]