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Steven Frischling
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Fish has been covering aviation and transportation security issues since September 15, 2001, after walking away from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan following four days of documenting the worst aviation security disaster in history.

Having spent more than a decade-and-a-half as a full-time photojournalist, Fish now divides his time between building social media and social commerce strategies and solutions for global travel brands, along with researching aviation and transportation security.

Growing up at the end up New York's JFK International Airport's Runway 4R/22L probably explains Fish’s enjoyment of watching planes fly overhead. When not working or shooting photos, Fish can be found playing with (and cleaning up after) his three kids, chasing his dogs, standing in the kitchen cooking, monitoring radios public safety and federal radios and of course cheering for the Red Sox.

You can find Fish on Twitter at @flyingwithfish …and … join Fish every Thursday at 3:30pm EST as he hosts the weekly #TNI #Travel Chat on Twitter.

Posts Tagged ‘jetblue’

Wifi In The Sky … That Is Faster Than Your Living Room

Today launched the official start of Jetblue’s new in-flight wifi service Fly-Fi, which will allow not only allow gate-to-gate wifi service starting in January 2014, but also speeds of 12Mbps from a geosynchronous satellite 22,000 miles up.   As Jetblue flight 9400 boarded aircraft N804JB today for non-stop service from New York’s JFK International Airport […]

Did The TSA & JetBlue Deny Travel For Looking Muslim During Ramadan? Nope

This past Thursday afternoon I began receiving emails alerting me to a disturbing blog post by Aditya Mukerjee regarding his being detained by the Transportation Security Administration then denied boarding of a flight by JetBlue.  Mr. Mukerjee’s story of being a Hindu mistaken for a Muslim, then singled out, separated and questioned for three hours […]

Wings for Autism at Boston Logan Airport … Wow … Just WOW!

Earlier this week, on the 3rd of April, I wrote about JetBlue’s Wings for Autism program at Boston Logan Airport being held today, the 6th of April.  As the father of a child with autism, as well as a frequent flyer, I can honestly say I have long since been worried about flying with my […]

JetBlue’s Wings For Autism Program – April 6 At BOS

I am not only an AvGeek and frequent flyer … I am also the father of an autistic child. Autism takes many different forms and makes traveling as a family very challenging.   I wrestle with the very notion of taking my youngest son on a flight, because I can not predict what the experience will […]

“JetBlue Stole My Cameras” … yea, probably not

The photography and airline interwebs are abuzz with a scathing blog post by photographer Jess T. Dugan claiming that on the 18th of December 2012, flying between Chicago O’Hare and Boston Logan, on JetBlue flight 922, the airline stole her camera gear.   There are lessons to be learned here for photographers from Ms. Dugan’s unfortunate […]

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 […]

This Is Why You Don’t Stand Behind A Jet Taking Off …

At the west end of St. Maarten’ Princess Juliana International Airport’s (SXM) Runway 10/28 sits a tiny sliver of beach, Maho Beach, a tourist draw for sun bathers and airplane geeks to lay out on the sand as arriving aircraft as low as 25 feet cross over them on their way in, and blow sand […]

Unattended TSA Checkpoint Lets People Walk On Through

Sacramento International Airport, an airport expected to move roughly 8.9-million passengers in 2012, ranking it among the top 25 busiest airports in the United States, screened an average of 24,245.78 passengers per day in 2011, flying to more than 30 destinations daily. With the busy pace at Sacramento International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) […]

New York’s Hometown Airline Flies A Red Sox Tail

This past Friday New York’s Hometown Airline, JetBlue unveiled its latest aircraft paint scheme … that of the Boston Red Sox.   JetBlue, the largest airline at Boston’s Logan International Airport and Official Airline of the Boston Red Sox, revealed the new Red Sox livery just two days before Truck Day at Fenway Park , […]

PeoplExpress Is Back … well sort of, maybe not

Yesterday the newest airline in the United States was unveiled, sort of, at Virginia’s Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport … the airline sports a familiar name, a familiar logo and a familiar launch route the airline is PeoplExpress.   Back on the 30th of April 1981, only a few years after airlines were deregulated in the […]