to keep those resolutions? Hartsfield-Jackson can help
By Staff Writers
Hartsfield-Jackson wants passengers to soar to new heights in 2010.
The Airport successfully kept its resolutions for 2009 and has several
enhancements ready to help travelers do the same for themselves in
The following features at Hartsfield-Jackson are sure to help people
achieve some of the most common New Year’s resolutions.
Stop and smell the roses.
(add bullet) Hartsfield-Jackson has a variety of
art, exhibits and musical performances throughout the year to enhance
the Airport environment and delight travelers.
(add bullet) Many of the Airport’s concessions offer
local flavors to savor, including Savannah’s Candy Kitchen,
Paschal’s, Piedmont Park TravelMart, Georgia Aquarium’s
Beyond the Reef, Zoo Atlanta’s Panda Veranda and Buckhead Books/Café
(add bullet) Z-Market, Bistro del Sol and Proof of the Pudding
kiosks are among the Airport’s concessions that offer healthy
(add bullet) Instead of taking the train, passengers can
walk from one end of the Airport to the other if time permits. The
distance from the Atrium to Concourse E is one mile.
(add bullet) The Airport’s Reebok stores are great
sources for the latest in athletic wear.
Eliminate stress/stay healthy.
(add bullet) Passengers with a layover can retreat to the
Minute Suites, on-site private rooms where they can take a nap or
get some work done in a quiet space. Hartsfield-Jackson is the only
U.S. airport to offer this service.
(add bullet) Hartsfield-Jackson also is one of only a few
airports to offer full-service spas, which are operated by XpresSpa.
(add bullet) The AeroClinic in the Atrium is a convenient,
quick clinic for those in need of minor health care and well-care
Spend more time with family.
(add bullet) Hartsfield-Jackson makes it easy to stay connected
with family members around the world, with nonstop service to 156
U.S. destinations and 80-plus international destinations in 50 countries.
(add bullet) The new rental car center, which opened in December,
helps passengers get to their destinations more quickly and conveniently
(add bullet) If a loved one has four legs, the new dog park
at Hartsfield-Jackson is the perfect place to play together before
or after a flight.
(add bullet) Travel can be a breeze if passengers plan accordingly.
Travelers should follow the Transportation Safety Administration’s
3-1-1 rule and print boarding passes ahead of time.
(add bullet) Passengers can check the Airport’s Web
site to track flights, get updates on parking availability and gauge
wait times at security checkpoints.
(add bullet) The Neat Company, which has five locations at
Hartsfield-Jackson, offers an electronic system for scanning and filing
paper receipts and other documents.|
(add bullet) The Airport’s Park-Ride parking is just
$9 a day, competitive with and more convenient than off-site parking.
Another affordable option is to take MARTA, which has a stop inside
(add bullet) Concessions operated by The Paradies Shops,
such as The New York Times Books & News, offer a “read and
return” program, in which customers can return books that they
purchased within six months and receive 50 percent of the cost back.
Learn something new.
(add bullet) Rosetta Stone, the No. 1 language-learning software,
has locations at the Airport.
(add bullet) Passengers can experience another culture by
exploring the Zimbabwean sculptures between Concourse T and Concourse
A, and they can brush up on important moments in history with the
Martin Luther King Jr. exhibit on Concourse E. The Airport’s
rotating and permanent art exhibits will enrich the mind and soul.
(add bullet) Bookstores throughout the Airport offer a wealth
of knowledge on nearly any topic.
For those who resolved to enrich their minds and
save money in 2010, The New York Times Books & News
store’s “read and return” program can
help with both objectives.