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Hartsfield-Jackson Celebrates Air Cargo Partners
25 March ,2014

For Immediate Release
March 25, 2014







Media Advisory


Hartsfield-Jackson Celebrates Air Cargo Partners

Airport holds fifth annual Air Cargo Appreciation Day and Expo

WHO: Miguel Southwell, Interim General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson

Jason Terreri, Interim Director of New Business Development, Hartsfield-Jackson

Michael Geisler, Interim Chief Operating Officer, City of Atlanta

Jorge Fernandez, Vice President of Global Commerce, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

WHAT: Hartsfield-Jackson will hold its fifth annual Air Cargo Appreciation Day and Expo to thank the cargo community for their continued support and commitment to the City of Atlanta. The program will also feature air cargo awards for Freight Forwarder and Trucking Company of the Year, the All-Cargo Airline of the Year, and Passenger Airline of the Year Award.

WHEN:

Thursday, March 27 – 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

(Awards ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m.)

WHERE: North Cargo Building, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, 3400 Inner Loop Road, Suite A, Hapeville, Georgia 30354

Please RSVP to Monica Fuentes at monica.fuentes@atlanta-airport.com Wednesday, March 26 – 12:00 p.m.

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