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Aviation Security Outside The Fence, Is It Viable?

Every day more than 30,000 potential threats take flight, carrying more than two million potential victims, in the United States.   The security presence in and around airports is apparent to all, with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) overseeing the screening of all passengers and the vast majority of airport staff, aided by local and federal…

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The new American Airlines paint job … yay or nay?

American Airlines will officially unveil its new aircraft livery in 15 minutes, at 9:00am CST, replacing their decades old classic livery … change can be good or bad.   What is your opinion of the airline’s new livery?     Happy Flying!   @flyingwithfish

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Photographing Airplanes … Don’t Be So Boring

Having grown up watching planes fly over my house, all day and night, and having spent the last 27 years (of my 37 years on this Earth) generally found with a camera in my hand, it is only natural that I can at times be found shooting photos of airplanes. Over the years I’ve shot…

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The Best Airline April Fools Gag Goes To …WestJet Again

It is April Fools Day once again, and airlines around the world have launched their annual gags.   This year was a tough choice to make my decision, so I’ll start with the two that were nearly chosen as the best Airline April Fools Gag, both airlines with a Union Jack on their aircraft.   First…

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Saudia Capitalizes On Fed Up Indian Pilots

Saudi Arabian Airlines’ fleet is growing quickly and quietly, as the airline expands is presence and sets its sights on joining the SkyTeam airline alliance in May of this year.   With the airline’s rapid expansion the carrier needs to equally expand its roster of experienced pilots … and not just any pilots, but Captains.  …

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Debunking “Striking Multiple Exposure Shot of Takeoffs at Hannover Airport”

For the past few months on a nearly daily basis the same image appears somewhere in my Twitterstream, Facebook Wall, Google + feed or in my email box … often more than once a day. The photo is a beautiful image of dozens of aircraft lifting off from Runway 27L at Germany’s Hannover-Langenhagen Airport. The…

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Etihad Turns Eight And Continues Its Growth Spurt

Airlines in the Gulf Region have witnessed massive growth over the past decade. Carriers expanding from regional networks that were largely ignored by American, European and Asian airlines expanded into massive global networks that seemingly overnight overtook the established global powerhouses … and in some cases these airlines came literally out of no where.  …

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Air India Has Everything It Needs To Succeed Rather Than Fail

Fish’s Note: Today’s Flying With Fish appears as a guest post on Benet Wilson’s AviationQueen.com blog with the title ‘Guest Post: Air India Is At A Crossroads’. I’m a huge fan of Benet Wilson, who happens to be AviationWeek’s Online Managing Editor.  You can read today’s post HERE on AviationQueen.com … or right here.  …

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Air India’s Search For A Euro Hub in Dublin…but why?

On October 31 2010 Air India bid farewell to its short-lived European hub at Frankfurt Airport, in Germany.   Air India had established a hub in Frankfurt only 17 months before its closure, however despite referring to the Frankfurt hub as “crucial” the airlines’ expansion, Air India quickly determined that the hub inefficient. With the airline…

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Watch British Airways’ New Boeing 777-336ER Get Built

Since I am flying off to London at the end of the week, albeit with US Airways, I have the Union Jack on my mind … and since British Airways just took delivery of its first Boeing 777-336ER, the first airline in the United Kingdom to operate the 777-300 series aircraft … I thought I’d…

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