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Airport’s Draft Master Plan Eyes New International Gates, Sixth Runway

by Trevor Williams | September 2, 2014 The proposed master plan unveiled by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials last week calls for new on-site parking decks, a potential sixth runway and additional gates dedicated to international flights.  More

Novelis, DHL Execs to Join Dignitaries at India Summit

by Trevor Williams | September 2, 2014 The fifth annual USA India Business Summit has confirmed Phil Martens, president and CEO of Novelis Inc., and Christoph Remund, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding in the U.S., as two of its keynote speakers for the Sept. 17-18 event.  More

MARTA Deploys Cutting-Edge Security System

by Phil Bolton | September 2, 2014 Following the success of artificial intelligence software provider Behavioral Recognition Systems Inc. in keeping an eye on all of Brazil’s 2014 World Cup operations, the Metropolitan Atlanta Transit Authority (MARTA) has announced it is adopting its security technology.  More

School Built From Containers at the Forefront of Healing Haitian Children

by Phil Bolton | September 2, 2014 The David Livingstone of “Dr. Livingstone, I presume,” fame — H.M. Stanley’s reported salutation on the banks of Lake Tanganyika on Nov. 10, 1871 -- held a mythic status during the Victorian era as being simultaneously a missionary and an advocate of Britain's commercial empire, an extraordinarily adventurous explorer and an anti-slavery crusader. More

Hub Brings Pub: Ireland Flights Helped Attract Fado to Atlanta in 1996

With a significant Irish community now, Atlanta seems to make sense as Irish pub chain Fado’s headquarters for the U.S. More