For the busiest airport in the world, with more than 104 million passengers a year, persuading airlines to open new routes may seem as easy as turning on a spigot. But Atlanta, just as much as any other gateway, has to make its case to carriers, and it’s trying to share hard-earned lessons on this front with smaller […]
Atlanta-area economic developers couldn’t have drawn up a project that blends more optimally the sectors they’re trying to promote. In another win for Atlanta’s “aerotropolis” region and the city’s broader automotive cluster, German luxury auto maker BMW announced that it would put a training center in the city College Park, adjacent to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. College Park, which sits […]
Qatar Airways says the tense regional conflict that has seen the country cut off from its Arab neighbors hasn’t affected transfer travel through its busy international airport from places like Atlanta. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates severed diplomatic ties and travel to Qatar June 5 in an effort to discourage the tiny, gas-rich nation from what […]
“Airports are in a unique position to identify perpetrators and victims of sexual trafficking,” Roosevelt Council Jr., the general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, told more than 200 attendees at the World Chamber of Commerce Business and Humanitarian Summit held at the Georgia International Convention Center May 4. In the wake of the growing […]
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.