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110 Million Reasons to Love ATL

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By Jennifer OgunsolaCommunications Manager When you walk through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), you feel the love from everywhere and everyone. Maybe it’s the focused traffic officer making sure that you are safe as you walk under the canopy into the terminal. Or it’s a fellow passenger helping you with your bags as you’re rushing onto […]

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Darren Jon Wagner

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Darren Jon Wagner The musical gifts of Sir Darren Jon have been appreciated for almost 20 years. Beginning in the traditional setting of the formal church, he honed his talents under the tutelage of Dr. Charles Hudspeth. Continuing his studies at Morris Brown College and Georgia State University, he sought out other non-traditional avenues to […]

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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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We remember former Airport Commissioner Max Walker

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By Doug Strachan Innovation and Strategic Business Development Manager Maxwell “Max” Walker, a giant in Atlanta’s aviation history and the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation’s sixth leader, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, after a brief illness. Max was 89 at the time. Max worked at ATL from 1967 until his retirement in May […]

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ATL staffer walks for a purpose, supports big cause

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  By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager   Five years ago, Mike Mahady just wanted to lose weight, but in the process gained fervent passion for a cause that affects more than 266,000 women in the U.S. each year. The 71-year-old is determined to participate in his fifth Georgia 2-Day Walk for Breast […]

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ATL staffer’s determination inspires family, nation

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  By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager A will to heal her ailing father led ATL’s Dawn Daniels Muhammad on a health journey to lose more than 55 pounds. Meanwhile, her altruistic efforts have garnered worldwide attention. Muhammad’s primary goal was to donate her kidney to her father, Lucious Daniels, who suffers from […]

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