Results for category "Employees"

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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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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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Food Festival (Main Ingredients): Top Airport, Top Restaurants, Top Chefs

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  By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager If you look at a list of the world’s best food festivals, you probably won’t find any that take place at an airport. But we all know that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) likes to do things a little different. And by different, I mean making the impossible, possible. […]

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ATL Becomes Second Home and Inspiration to Self-Taught Artist

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  By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager For many people, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is more than an airport — it’s home. With more than 60,000 employees, ATL is a place where careers begin, friendships are forged and dreams are supported, recognized and fulfilled. Born and raised in Atlanta, Erin Foster’s first time in the […]

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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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ATL expo elevates safety, celebrates culture

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  By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager   Hartsfield-Jackson advanced its safety culture for the third consecutive year at the OneATL Safety and Risk Management Expo. Assistant General Manager for Public Safety and Security Richard Duncan said the Aug. 15 expo highlights the significant role safety plays in every facet of Airport operations. […]

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Airport art leads to unlikely connection

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  By Jennifer Ogunsola Communications Manager It’s not unusual to walk through a large airport and spot friends, family members and others you may know. Many people travel domestically and internationally on airplanes, so spotting a familiar face is pretty typical. But, imagine walking through the busiest airport in the world and seeing yourself, or […]

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Innovation Forum envisions airports of tomorrow

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Emerging technology expert Ian Khan urges change at the fourth annual AAAE Airport Innovation Forum July 17 at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. © 2018 Decisive Moment Events By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager   Airport leaders preparing for self-driving cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence gathered to share what’s in store for passengers in the not-so-distant […]

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