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Palm Springs International Airport Segment – July 4, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Seg 2 – Palm Springs International Airport Segment


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PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT w/ Daniel Meier. Re: Deputy Director of Aviation, Marketing & Air Service @ Palm Springs International Airport.
– REPORT on the cruise he and his Sister took their Mother on. The fact that the sea-sickness/motion patch behind the ear can cause horrible disorientation.
– REPORT that the new website will be up in about 30 days. Go live date is July 6. i.e. TSA checkpoint wait times, lost and found etc.
– REPORT on the FUSE CONNECT coming on board to be the new in-terminal concession vendor. Lots of digital application.
– CONTINUING REPORT that the Palm Springs International Airport has received $5.7 million dollars from the Department of Transportation to improve, renovate and expand the baggage handling facility. Need the expansion as the airport is soooo busy.
– REPORT on the Master Plan. Will be a 30-month process. The airport wants public input for suggestions. Visible on the website; www.palmspringsairportmasterplan.com Will guide the airport for the next twenty years.
– REPORT on possible electric planes and that there may be a vertiport to land electric aircraft probably used for short-range flights at first!!!!!
– DISCUSSION that Vertiports are in the works now. United has electric aircraft in development now.
– REPORT on how the fueling happens for the Airport.
– DISCUSSION of what type of fuel different planes use.
– REPORT that the new concourse will open w/ all the new restaurants and shops will open this Fall.
– REPORT that there is a new website that will tell you what you can and cannot take. www.tsa.gov and go to the section “what can I bring”.
– REPORT on the new check-in procedure; i.e. TSA. (www.tsa.gov) US Global Entry; Clear (www.clearme.com). Now you don’t have to go to a TSA office, starting soon will just have to go to PSP.
– (contact info: www.flypsp.com)


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R.I.P. Bob Beckwith 09.21.1933 – 02.2024

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