Many have aspired, but only one airport has reached that elusive distinction of counting its passengers with nine digits. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport sits as the exclusive member of what can’t yet be considered a club: those airports in the world that have topped the 100 million passenger mark. Atlanta actually reached 104 million last year, an increase […]
Delta Air Lines Inc. is proposing a new tie-up with Korean Air, continuing its ongoing strategy of launching joint ventures with foreign partners as it has done with Aeromexico, Virgin Atlantic and Air France-KLM.
The focus of a new Sister Airport Cooperation Agreement between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Airports Authority of Jamaica is to share best practices and technological developments. According to Reese McCranie, director of policy and communications at Hartsfield-Jackson, it’s premature to predict whether the agreement will attract new airlines. But that development is a […]
Fulton County inked a new partnership Monday with the Taiwanese city that is home to the island’s largest and best-connected international airport. County commission Chairman John Eaves signed the pact with Taoyuan in the presence of the new director-general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Vincent Jing-Yen Liu. The agreement had already been signed by the Taoyuan government. “Before I came […]
It’s one thing to report on the world from your backyard; it’s another to hop the fence and see whether what you’ve been saying from a distance is true up close. Thanks to our partners at Delta Air Lines Inc., we were able to once again marry the ear with the eyes, reconciling what we’ve […]
Atlanta’s airport has put on display holiday trees decorated by consulates from 12 different countries at the international terminal.
Mayor Kasim Reed may be concerned about unseating New York in terms of international air destinations among U.S. airports, but Atlanta’s real connectivity rival may be Chicago, according to a new report out by OAG, an aviation insights company.
Five years since they first linked up, the City of Atlanta and the metropolitan area surrounding the Paris airport have renewed a partnership centered on development around their respective aviation hubs. Mayor Kasim Reed signed the updated agreement with Franck Cannarozzo, deputy mayor of d’Aulnay-sous-bois, a town in the Paris airport region, in the Atlanta […]
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ban on flights in and out of Turkey imposed in the aftermath of a coup attempt that saw security checkpoints at the Istanbul airport overrun by protesters.
Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines touted their world-class service when starting flights to Atlanta over the last few months. This week, they got more third-party validation from consumer airline review service Skytrax proving that they weren’t just tooting their own horns. Qatar Airways can no longer lay claim to “best in the world” moniker as it had last year, having […]