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Lufthansa Cargo – ATL to UK

Filed in News by on December 17, 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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Delta Flight Museum reopens

Filed in News by on August 4, 2014
Delta Flight Museum reopens

To help celebrate the 85th anniversary of its launch of passenger service, Delta Air Lines on Tuesday held an official grand re-opening of its Delta Flight Museum following a months-long expansion. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Gov. Nathan Deal joined Delta CEO Richard Anderson and a dozen of Delta employees. June 17, 2014

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USO Celebrates National Flag Day

Filed in Events, News by on July 24, 2014
USO Celebrates National Flag Day

USO Celebrates National Flag Day and the 239th Birthday of the U.S. Army

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Airport Inbound Roadway Improvements

Filed in News by on July 24, 2014
Airport Inbound Roadway Improvements

In order to provide a safer, more convenient experience for motorists arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson, we have begun a project to improve our inbound roadways. The Airport roadways were designed more than 30 years ago for a passenger volume that was half the size of the current volume. The inbound roadways project will upgrade the Airport’s inbound […]

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Concourse D expansion is cause for celebration

Filed in Concessions, News by on June 24, 2014
Concourse D expansion is cause for celebration

Hartsfield-Jackson and concessionaire Delaware North on Tuesday officially celebrated the recent make-over of Concourse D, complete with a roster of more than a dozen new shops, bars and restaurants. Previously, Concourse D had arguably been the least appealing part of the airport for travelers because of its lack of amenities, said Concessions Director Paul Brown, […]

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