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Holidays at Hartsfield-Jackson

Filed in Events by on December 23, 2014
Holidays at Hartsfield-Jackson

Hartsfield-Jackson brightens up the Holiday for more than 400 first graders from Northcutt Elementary, Love T. Nolan Elementary, Brookview Elementary and Peyton Forest Elementary. The program included a puppet show, tips on how the holidays are celebrated around the world, and a special gift giving event with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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Airport choir brings Glee-ful atmosphere to ATL

Filed in Employees, News by on December 16, 2014
Airport choir brings Glee-ful atmosphere to ATL

A newly-formed Department of Aviation chorus has been busy making spirits a little brighter around the Airport during this holiday season. The group of about 22 volunteer singers made its debut at the Nov. 25 ATL tree-lighting ceremony in the domestic terminal atrium after only one practice session, and has made several appearances since, dressed […]

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Airport takes Better Buildings Challenge award

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 9, 2014
Airport takes Better Buildings Challenge award

For the second year in a row, Hartsfield-Jackson has won a Top Performer award from the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge for its transition to energy-efficient LED lighting in the north and south domestic terminal parking decks. The award was announced Dec. 2 in a recognition ceremony at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. […]

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Stress of traveling eased by ATL therapy dogs

Filed in News by on December 3, 2014
Stress of traveling eased by ATL therapy dogs

Over the holidays, nearly a dozen trained therapy dogs will be visiting the domestic terminal atrium at Hartsfield-Jackson to provide aid and comfort to weary and anxious travelers. If the pilot program goes well through the end of the month, hounds could become a regular sight around the airport. Until then, volunteers will CAREing Paws, […]

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Lufthansa Cargo – ATL to UK

Filed in News by on November 7, 2014
Lufthansa Cargo – ATL to UK

Lufthansa launched the Boeing 777 into Atlanta last November, promising more and larger cargo with improved fuel efficiency. As of Nov. 7, the German airline is operating a dedicated Boeing 777 freighter on the route to Manchester, United Kingdom providing 105 tons of cargo lift five days a week. The news came just before the […]

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ATL begins screening of travelers from West Africa

Filed in Employees, News, Security by on October 21, 2014
ATL begins screening of travelers from West Africa

After growing concern over the spread of the Ebola virus, Hartsfield-Jackson continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and all other relevant agencies and partners to ensure the safety of travelers and employees at the Airport. Hartsfield-Jackson has joined four other major U.S. airports in […]

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ATL to get greener with switch to compostable utensils, plates

Filed in Concessions, News, Sustainability by on October 12, 2014
ATL to get greener with switch to compostable utensils, plates

By this time next year, finding a Styrofoam cup at Hartsfield-Jackson should be nearly impossible. Under the Airport’s ambitious Sustainable Food Court Initiative, restaurant concessionaires are currently gearing up to meet their first target date: switching to compostable materials for such non-branded items like utensils, straws and napkins by Jan. 1. Over the months to […]

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Bird Strike Conference

Filed in News by on September 25, 2014
Bird Strike Conference

Hartsfield-Jackson hosted the Annual 2014 Bird Strike Conference which featured wildlife experts from across the country, more than 200 hundred attendees gathered to share best practices in wildlife technology.8-13-14

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Runway 8L/26R is closed for replacement

Filed in News by on September 17, 2014
Runway 8L/26R is closed for replacement

Shortly before the clock ticked into the early hours of Sept. 16, Hartsfield-Jackson’s Runway 8L/26R at the northern edge of the airfield was closed to all flights. When the sun rises on Oct. 15, more than 20 acres of new pavement will await the resumption of regular take-offs and landings. After several seasons of patching […]

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ATL events come to life on new Vimeo page

Filed in News by on September 4, 2014
ATL events come to life on new Vimeo page

ATL events come to life on new Vimeo page Fans of Hartsfield-Jackson have a new outlet for their enthusiasm: a dedicated Vimeo page stocked with videos showcasing recent goings-on around the world’s busiest airport. Launched a few weeks ago, the page is a public repository for news and informational videos in order to promote and […]

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