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Hartsfield-Jackson in the news
Though the Airport’s Airside Operations team monitors the runways
constantly to remove any debris that could damage aircraft, Hartsfield-Jackson
holds an annual event to draw awareness to the dangers of foreign
object debris (FOD).
This year’s FOD Walk on May 12 drew more than 200 volunteers
— and attention from members of the media. WSB-TV covered the
ninth annual event, and The
Atlanta Journal-Constitution put a photo gallery of FOD-gatherers
In other news:
magazine gave readers a thorough introduction to Hartsfield-Jackson,
covering topics such as security screening, concessions, the
dog park and the new rental car center.
- Aviation General Manager Ben DeCosta received
the American Association of Airport Executives’ Leadership
Award, and the honor was reported by the
Atlanta Business Chronicle on May 18 and Aviation
News on May 20.
magazine on May 20 reported that Hartsfield-Jackson is the
No. 1 airport for in-flight Wi-Fi service.
- WAGA’s “Good
Day Atlanta” on May 4 featured the Airport’s
upscale dining establishment, One Flew South, on Concourse
- Hartsfield-Jackson’s ambitious recycling program was
mentioned in Harriet Baskas’ USA
Today blog about airport and airline recycling on
- A May 5 story in The
New York Times about rest for weary travelers devoted
several paragraphs to Hartsfield-Jackson’s trendsetting
Minute Suites on Concourse B.
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