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“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…

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What A Week It Has Been Inside American Airlines

For the past four days I have been living inside the American Airlines network, flying from Hartford to Dallas, to Los Angeles, to New York’s JFK to Chicago, now headed home … a day early … with one goal, to find out how the airline operates from the inside out, focusing on the company’s sustainability.…

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Why The Video Of The TSA Screening Child In A Wheel Chair Is Misleading

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is an easy target for the public, pundits and “TSA Nabs Suspected Al Queda Terrorist At Chicago Airport, A toddler in a wheelchair” is an easy headline for blogs and news outlets … especially when relevant facts are left out.   Yesterday a video uploaded by Matt Dubiel, of Naperville,…

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Did Your Checked Baggage Arrive? Was It The Luck Of The Irish?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 17/03/2009 – Did Your Checked Baggage Arrive? Was It The Luck Of The Irish? Since today is Saint Patrick’s Day I figure I’ll start off my post with a phrase, with mixed historical origins… Did your baggage get lost? “It must be the luck of the Irish”  (using the term…

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Chicago O’Hare’s Cancellations & Reputation As An Unreliable Airport

Web:  www.thetravelstrategist.com – E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 24/12/2008 – Chicago O’Hare’s Cancellations & Reputation As An Unreliable Airport Yesterday, the 23rd of December (one of the busiest travel days of the year) Chicago O’Hare (ORD) retained its reputation as a somewhat unreliable airport hub, especially when flying in the winter.   As weather began to delay air traffic…

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