Hartsfield-Jackson sells bonds
Hartsfield-Jackson has completed the bond sale that will finance the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal, which is scheduled to be complete in spring 2012.
The Airport completed the sale in November for its senior-lien general airport revenue bonds (GARBs) series 2010A and airport passenger facility charge and subordinate-lien general revenue bonds (PFC hybrid bonds) series 2010B, for a combined par value of $587.8 million. The all-in true interest cost was 4.698 percent for the 2010A GARBs and 3.800 percent for the 2010B PFC hybrid bonds.
Coca-Cola Freestyle machine debuts at Airport
True to its Atlanta roots, Hartsfield-Jackson on November 19 became the first airport in the world to install the hometown company’s new Coca-Cola Freestyle machine.
The revolutionary machine offers more than 100 brands (with and without
calories), including some that never have been sold in the United
States. In addition to sodas, there are varieties of water, juices,
teas and other drinks.
A Delta Air Lines employee makes his selection from the types of Hi-C available in the new Coca-Cola Freestyle machine at Famous Famiglia.
Miller speaks to air cargo group
Hartsfield-Jackson General Manager Louis Miller addressed members of the Atlanta Air Cargo Association (AACA) at its monthly luncheon meeting on November 16.
After sharing some information about his background at airports in Salt Lake City and Tampa, Miller told the group that he is committed to expanding air cargo at Hartsfield-Jackson and described renovations under way at the north and south cargo facilities.
Aviation General Manager Louis Miller addresses the Atlanta Air Cargo Association.
Jones receives prestigious award
Warren Jones, Hartsfield-Jackson Aviation development manager, has
been named Supply Chain Professional of the Year for 2010 by the Metro
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
Jones, who has been working at Hartsfield-Jackson since 2004, was instrumental in Atlanta’s winning the bid to host The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) International Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition in 2012. Hartsfield-Jackson has been selected by Air Cargo Week as Airport of the Year for the last two years.
Warren Jones, Aviation development manager, was named Supply Chain Professional of the Year for 2010 on November 15.
New leadership for airport police
Maj. E. Renee Propes, who had been commander of the Atlanta Police
Department (APD) Airport Section, has been promoted to deputy chief
of the APD Community Services Division.
Capt. Randell Robinson is assistant commander; he served in that same capacity in Zone 2.
Maj. Wayne Whitmire has become commander of the Atlanta Police Department Airport Section.
Interim CFO named to replace Castillo
Roosevelt Council Jr. has been appointed to serve as interim chief financial officer at Hartsfield-Jackson, replacing Milton Castillo, who will leave in January to become the senior vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer at the University of Arizona.
Council, who most recently was the interim CFO for the City of Atlanta under Mayor Kasim Reed, began his duties on November 29 and is responsible for all accounting, budgeting and financial planning. He also has served as the CFO for the Georgia Technology Authority and as the budget and fiscal policy chief for the City of Atlanta.
Roosevelt Council Jr. has been appointed to serve as interim chief financial officer for Hartsfield-Jackson.
Millers honored for community work
Hartsfield-Jackson Aviation General Manager Louis Miller and his wife, Cyndy, were honored by the Salvation Army Tampa Area Command for their community service work at the organization’s 17th annual Tree of Lights Breakfast in Tampa, Fla., on November 18.
In awarding the couple its 2010 Helen A. Davis Spirit of Humanity Award, the organization called the Millers “two of our community’s most generous servants.” The event program noted that “because of them, more hungry mouths have been fed; homeless men, women and children have been given hope; and thousands of local children living in households of poverty have experienced a merry Christmas.”
Miller had served as executive director and CEO of Tampa International Airport from 1996 to April 2010. Cyndy Miller is finishing her term as director of Tampa’s Growth Management and Development Services and will join her husband in Atlanta next year.
Louis and Cyndy Miller were honored by the Salvation Army Tampa Area Command for their community service work.
Airport spreads holiday cheer to youngsters
Hartsfield-Jackson helped local children get excited about the holidays at its 14th annual Holidays at Hartsfield-Jackson event at the Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum on November 30.
First-graders from Bethune Elementary School were entertained by a clown and a magician, had their class photos taken with Santa Claus, and received gift bags with school supplies and goodies donated by Airport concessionaires.
Hartsfield-Jackson General Manager Louis Miller and Scarlet Pressley-Brown, director of external affairs and community relations for Delta Air Lines and vice president of the Delta Foundation, spoke to the students, teachers and parents in attendance.
Aviation General Manager Louis Miller addresses students
from Bethune Elementary School during the 14th annual Holidays at
Hartsfield-Jackson event on November 30.
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