WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) - A trade group representing
major U.S. passenger and cargo airlines and others on Tuesday
asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to take
emergency action to address fuel shortages at Reno-Tahoe Airport
in Nevada through August.
Airlines for America and World Fuel Services asked FERC to
temporarily provide priority treatment to jet fuel shipments,
saying it is "necessary to prevent jet fuel shortages, canceled
flights, and disruption to critical passenger and cargo
transportation at Reno-Tahoe International Airport throughout
The group said some airlines and cargo carriers have been
without access to fuel since July 23.
(Reporting by David Shepardson
Editing by Chris Reese)