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ATL signs Sister Airport Agreement with TLV

Filed in News by on May 25, 2016
ATL signs Sister Airport Agreement with TLV

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) officials on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with their counterparts from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV), ushering in a new era of friendship and cooperation between the world’s most traveled airport and the largest international airport in Israel. The Sister Airport Agreement – signed by ATL’s Interim […]

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In ‘lasting tribute’ to beloved Airport leader, Hartsfield-Jackson dedicates Stogner Hill

Filed in News by on May 19, 2016
In ‘lasting tribute’ to beloved Airport leader, Hartsfield-Jackson dedicates Stogner Hill

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) leaders on Thursday officially renamed Radar Hill as Stogner Hill in honor of the late James Stogner, the retired assistant general manager who devoted more than 40 years to the world’s most traveled airport. Before Stogner’s family, including widow Pat Stogner, Aviation General Manager Miguel Southwell led the dedication of […]

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Turkish Airlines’ inaugural flight arrives at ATL, ushers in daily Atlanta-Istanbul route

Filed in News by on May 17, 2016
Turkish Airlines’ inaugural flight arrives at ATL, ushers in daily Atlanta-Istanbul route

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) leaders on Monday night officially welcomed Turkish Airlines’ inaugural flight, noting the strategic importance of the Atlanta-to-Istanbul route in propelling Atlanta’s economy to new heights. “It’s an exciting time for us because we know that there’s a direct relationship between investment and trade between two points and the presence of […]

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ATL to officially welcome Turkish Airlines

Filed in Events, News by on May 13, 2016
ATL to officially welcome Turkish Airlines

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) on Monday will deliver a water-cannon salute and red-carpet welcome to Turkish Airlines, the latest passenger carrier to launch operations at the world’s most traveled airport. The inaugural Turkish Airlines flight, a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, is expected to touch down at ATL just after 5 p.m., ushering in new daily, nonstop service […]

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ATL kicks off campaign to boost PreCheck enrollment ahead of busy summer season

Filed in News by on May 6, 2016
ATL kicks off campaign to boost PreCheck enrollment ahead of busy summer season

In an effort to enhance the customer experience at security checkpoints ahead of the busy summer travel season, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has launched a public awareness campaign to boost enrollment in PreCheck, TSA’s expedited security screening program. The move comes as passenger counts continue to soar at the world’s most traveled airport, and […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson salutes air cargo community, sets sights on top 5 spot for leading cargo airports

Filed in Events, News by on May 5, 2016
Hartsfield-Jackson salutes air cargo community, sets sights on top 5 spot for leading cargo airports

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport leaders honored the air cargo community Wednesday, recognizing businesses and individuals for their achievements and, at the same time, pledging to catapult the ATL into the top five U.S. airports for cargo volume. “I’d like to thank the cargo employees, freight forwarders, ground handlers, airlines and trucking companies,” Vivica Brown, ATL’s […]

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New 20-year lease deal with Delta ensures Hartsfield-Jackson’s ‘continued trajectory’

Filed in News by on April 27, 2016
New 20-year lease deal with Delta ensures Hartsfield-Jackson’s ‘continued trajectory’

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport scored a major victory Wednesday, when the City of Atlanta approved a new 20-year lease agreement with Delta Air Lines. The deal, which marks the culmination of more than a year of negotiations with Delta, keeps the airline’s corporate headquarters in Atlanta through 2036. At the same time, the agreement sets […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson caps Sustainability Month with awards luncheon, Earth Day

Filed in Events, News, Sustainability by on April 22, 2016
Hartsfield-Jackson caps Sustainability Month with awards luncheon, Earth Day

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) honored eight local organizations and five Airport employees for their sustainable business practices at the second annual GreeningATL Excellence Awards luncheon Thursday. Nearly 300 Airport stakeholders gathered for the event, which along with the inaugural Passenger Earth Day Celebration capped a series of world-class activities to mark Sustainability Month. At […]

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‘Wings for Autism’ set to take flight at ATL

Filed in Events, News by on April 11, 2016
‘Wings for Autism’ set to take flight at ATL

Let’s face it: Traveling can be stressful, even overwhelming. That’s especially true for individuals with autism, who can easily have a meltdown amid the sights, the sounds and the frenetic pace at airports. ATL’s inaugural “Wings for Autism” event is designed to ease that stress by introducing – and acclimating – autistic individuals to the […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson to host inaugural Airport Volunteer Awards Celebration

Filed in Events, News, Volunteerism by on April 7, 2016
Hartsfield-Jackson to host inaugural Airport Volunteer Awards Celebration

Every day, volunteers at Hartsfield-Jackson lend a helping hand and a kind word to the nearly 275,000 guests who pass through the world’s most traveled airport. Some volunteers guide our youngest visitors during Airport tours while others greet our men and women in uniform or share a prayer for people of all faiths. Over the […]

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