The FAA Thursday issued the
following statement regarding aviation fuel distribution problems
along the East Coast:
Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration are
continuously canvassing airports, airlines, and jet fuel providers
to ensure sufficient supplies are on hand to support normal
Notwithstanding inaccurate speculation by some individuals
quoted in media reports, current information received by the FAA
indicates airports and airlines have enough jet fuel to support
continued full commercial operations.
Given that a number of major pipeline operators have now resumed
operations, we believe the aviation industry will not face any
immediate disruptions relating to the supply of jet fuel.