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Palm Springs International Airport Segment – March 5, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – Palm Springs International Airport Segment


Listen to Seg 2

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT w/ Daniel Meier. Re: Deputy Director of Aviation, Marketing & Air Service @ Palm Springs International Airport.
– DISCUSSION of how busy the airport has been. BNP Tennis, White Party, Spring Break, Easter etc. will be next.
– REPORT that there was the 2 busiest days EVER in Feb.,
– DISCUSSION of “Stay and Play” new visitor pass program. Details on the website. Register to get a gate pass, go thru security, go to the gate to meet someone, or spend some time thru security w/ children etc., BEFORE their flight. Not available between peak hours of 9 AM to 1 PM. FREE. Same security/background checks.
– REPORT that Avelo Airlines will increase their service to Santa Rosa was seasonal, now it’s year-round. This make 13 non-stop destinations this summer.
– REPORT on the discovered “compass rose” found during construction.
– DISCUSSION of the concessions that are underway. Hope some will be opening soon.
– REPORT on the new restaurants and shops that are coming. There will be 6 restaurants, 2 coffee shops and an ice cream shop.
– DISCUSSION of the top 5 busiest airports in the World. 5. Dubai; 4. Chicago 3. Denver 2. Dallas 1. Atlanta.
– REPORT that there is a new website that will tell you what you can and cannot take and the immediate statis of your flight, the occupancy of the parking lots, etc..www.flypsp.com. Go to 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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