The RevJet Brief – May/June 2022

Featured Article: The Sunset of 100LL Fuel

The gears of change are always pushing forward a new challenge to airport managers and members of the industry. With the ongoing clash between Santa Clara County and Reid-Hillview airport dominating public discussion of the leaded fuel debate, it can be difficult to sort out the issues that underlie the transition from leaded to unleaded avgas. In our conversations with airports and pilots alike, we’ve had the chance to hear about the different challenges in transitioning to safer, cleaner fuel, and how…


Hot Headlines

What articles are hitting the top of the charts this summer?


Seattle Tacoma Int’l welcomes the world via new international arrivals facility.” Richards, Jodi. Airport Improvement, May/June 2022.

Springfield-Beckley Municipal attracts unmanned flight testing.” Woolson, Jennifer Daack. Airport Improvement, May/June 2022.

Atlanta Int’l leverages GIS mapping for indoor terminal areas.” Shaw, Kristin V. Airport Improvement, May/June 2022.

Time to deplane? Not if your flight lands in Vero Beach without getting advance authorization.” Wixon, Colleen. Treasure Coast, 5/4/2022.

Myrtle Beach International Airport looking for input on future development.” Richards, Eric. WMBF News, 5/6/2022.

Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants Rally At Philadelphia International Airport, Demanding Airline Stop Leaving Them Stranded.” Reid, Alecia. CBS Philly, 5/7/2022.

TSA prepares for summer travel demand and higher passenger volumes.” National Press Release, 5/10/2022.

Passenger with ‘no idea how to fly’ lands plane after pilot emergency.” Mark, Julian. The Washington Post, 5/11/2022.

Fry the friendly skies: Airports hope it’s sustainable to convert used cooking oil into jet fuel.” Chesky, Morgan & David K. Li. NBC News, 5/11/2022.

Shelby: FAA Grants Alabama $12.5 Million for Statewide Airport Infrastructure Upgrades.” Richard Shelby, 5/12/2022.

Frontier Airlines’ exit will make Delaware the only state without commercial airline service.” Holveck, Brandon. Delaware News Journal, 5/13/2022.

Court Thwarts East Hampton’s Attempt to Close Airport.” Epstein, Curt. AIN Online, 5/17/2022.

Report: All-Electric Alice Airplane expected to fly this summer.” Patterson, Thom. Flying, 5/26/2022.

Airport redevelopment efforts taking flight.” Salvail, Andre. Aspen Daily News, 5/30/2022.

The #HonortheWASP Project Decorates Memorials Across the U.S.” Boatman, Julie. Flying, 5/30/2022.

N.J. man had loaded gun in carry-on at Newark airport checkpoint, TSA says.” Goldman, Jeff., 5/31/2022

Recipients of Arizona Airports Association (AZAA) awards of excellence announced.” AzAA. Airport Improvement, 05/31/2022.

Officials at airport seize cocaine stashed in wheelchair.” Associated Press, 06/04/2022.

WWII Fighter Pilot Reunited With Plane at Georgia Airport.” Morley, Olivia. Rome News-Tribune, 06/05/2022.

Investigation underway into cars racing on local airport runway.” Gallek, Ed. Fox 8, 06/06/2022.

Man sues American Airlines claiming ‘hasty decision’ wrongfully put him in jail for 17 days.” Maile, Amanda & Luke Barr. ABC, 06/08/2022

New underground tunnel to improve train times at airport.” WSB-Atlanta, 06/10/2022.

SAPD: Man arrested after setting rental car ablaze near SA airport, causing it to explode.” King, Cody. KSAT 12, 06/12/2022.

Nashville Airport Announces $1.4B Plan for Improvements.” Associated Press, 06/13/2022.


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NBAA Business Aviation Taxes Seminar — June 21, 2022 | White Plains, NY

2022 SWAAAE Summer Conference — July 10–13, 2022 | Sonoma, CA

FAC Conference and Expo — July 31–Aug 3, 2022 | Orlando, FL

NEC/AAAE 2022 Annual Conference — August 7–9, 2022 | Philadelphia, PA

ACI-NA Annual Conference — September 17–20, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN


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