Results for category "ATL Stories"

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Saving Thousands of Species, One Click at a Time

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Saving Thousands of Species, One Click at a Time By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager Life’s toughest situations often reveal one’s true purpose, making way for remarkable things. Nearly 14 years ago, award-winning photographer, author, conservationist, and 2018 National Geographic Explorer of the Year Joel Sartore encountered this very dynamic. That’s when he took some time […]

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5 Ways to Ease the Stress of Holiday Travel at ATL

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By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager Traveling under normal circumstances can be stressful. But what happens when you add the busiest holiday season at the world’s busiest airport to the mix? Most likely, the first things that come to mind are thoughts of delayed and canceled flights, of clogged roadways, and lines stretching beyond the horizon. […]

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ATL: VIEWS FROM THE TOP

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By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager For all of the iconic structures that enhance the beauty of Atlanta, few are as unique and captivating as Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, aka ATL. With roughly 900,000 flights in and out of ATL annually and over 107 million passengers on those flights, ATL is busy (in fact, it’s the […]

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Armored with a Legacy of Service and Love

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Drawing the connection between fighting fascism abroad and racism at home, 97-year-old WWII hero honored—for the first time ever—76 years after his homecoming By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager The year was 1943. Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the White House, facing massive race riots that shook cities like Detroit, Harlem, and Los Angeles to their […]

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ATL remembers aviation giant George Berry

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By Doug Strachan Innovation & Strategic Business Development Manager When then-Mayor Maynard Jackson sought a dynamic, capable leader to guide construction of what would become the world’s busiest airport, he knew exactly who he wanted – George Berry, a high-powered but affable executive at Cousins Properties. Berry answered the call and agreed to leave the […]

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It’s time for a summer getaway: Tips to tackle the busy travel season at ATL

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Officials estimate over 10 million travelers move through Hartsfield-Jackson during the summer season. By Jessica Green Public Affairs Intern With the summer solstice and Fourth of July in the rearview, the warm weather season is officially upon us. About 10.7 million passengers are expected to go through security checkpoints this summer at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International […]

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Airport region prepares for major renewal with aerotropolis

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By Anika Robertson Senior Editor / Assistant Public Relations Manager It’s no secret that as the economic jewel of the Southeast, Hartsfield-Jackson drives billions of dollars in business activity. A few miles away sits a lesser-known asset, a small but robust organization strategically grinding to catapult development surrounding ATL’s 4,700 acres. Incorporated in 2014, the […]

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‘Wings for All’ empowers families with special needs

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Captain Eric Ries, Georgia Sen. Greg Kirk and Airport General Manager John Selden welcome Wings for All participants at ATL. © 2019 Decisive Moment Events By Anika Robertson Senior Editor / Assistant Public Relations Manager ATL and Delta once again did their part to make it easier for special needs passengers to keep climbing. For […]

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