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Hartsfield-Jackson in the news

If it seems like the last few months have been busier than usual at Hartsfield-Jackson, it’s because they have been. Passenger numbers were up at the Airport in April and May, compared with the previous year, and year-to-date numbers also were higher than in 2011.

Among those reporting the boost in passengers were WSB-TV Channel 2 (not available online), WXIA-TV Channel 11, the Atlanta Business Chronicle (stories on April and May numbers) and the CAPA Centre for Aviation.

In other news:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson’s Air Cargo Week Airport of the Year award was covered by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and the Airport’s news release about the award was shared at Aviation.ca, a Canadian site.
  • The Airport also was named the world’s most efficient by the Air Transport Research Society, and China Radio International’s (CRI) English site reported the news.
  • The international terminal’s opening and its potential to boost tourism in Atlanta were addressed by the Fodor’s Travel Blog.
  • While Airport teams frequently hold drills to test their emergency preparedness, on June 2 a different group — Army reservists — used Hartsfield-Jackson as a site for a drill. The story was covered by WAGA-TV Channel 5.
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Hartsfield-Jackson’s plan to improve the roadways leading to the Airport.
  • The Airport’s “micro-hotel,” Minute Suites on Concourse B, was mentioned in a story on the trend by CNN.
  • A study that determined high-speed trains are feasible across the South, including a stop at Hartsfield-Jackson, was covered by WSB-TV Channel 2.
  • Delta Air Lines’ investments into the airports in Atlanta and New York were the topic of a SaportaReport blog.
  • The Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Airlines and Destinations site reported on Aeromexico’s decision to restart daily service at Hartsfield-Jackson.

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