The recent, and for some, ongoing fuel shortage has left many scrambling to keep operations moving. However, FBOs seem to have come through the crisis mostly unscathed.
‘”While we continue to hear that the general aviation market is not experiencing widespread jet fuel outages, we advise operators to remain vigilant in planning and preparing for operations until normal pipeline operations return,” said Steve Berry, NATA’s manager of fuel quality and safety. “In the interim, some FBOs in potentially affected areas have enacted minimum uplift policies. As a result, aircraft operators traveling to these areas should continue to plan accordingly”‘