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Mayor announces plans for 4-star hotel at ATL

Mayor announces plans for 4-star hotel at ATL

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager Calling it “an iconic hotel befitting an iconic airport,” Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Tuesday joined officials from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Majestic Realty Co. and Carter to announce plans for a four-star hotel and conference center to be built just steps from ATL’s Domestic Terminal. The […]

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Taste of Hartsfield-Jackson shows culinary appeal of world’s busiest airport

Taste of Hartsfield-Jackson shows culinary appeal of world’s busiest airport

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By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager Hundreds gathered Wednesday, Nov. 2 to enjoy the second annual Taste of Hartsfield-Jackson, a fundraising feast that featured more than 30 restaurants and eateries from throughout the world’s busiest airport. The event, held in the Domestic Terminal atrium, offered a rare opportunity for the public to sample […]

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ATL marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with free screenings, ‘Survivor Celebration’

ATL marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with free screenings, ‘Survivor Celebration’

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  By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager Leaders from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), along with team members and community supporters, went pink Thursday, Oct. 27, hosting the Airport’s first Survivor Celebration to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This effort, sponsored by the ATL Concessions program, provided free breast cancer screenings on-site to […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson’s first fall job fair draws big crowd, high praise

Hartsfield-Jackson’s first fall job fair draws big crowd, high praise

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) hosted its first fall job fair Oct. 19, drawing thousands of career hopefuls looking to land a position at the world’s busiest airport – or with its partners and stakeholders. Officially, 3,083 participants packed the Georgia International Convention Center to make a pitch […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson hosts closing ceremony for inaugural Pianos for Peace Festival

Hartsfield-Jackson hosts closing ceremony for inaugural Pianos for Peace Festival

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager The inaugural Pianos for Peace Festival ended on a high note Sept. 30, with a closing ceremony marked by musical performances and group dancing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The event, held in the Domestic Terminal atrium, capped the month-long project aimed at uniting communities by building […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson gears up for fall job fair

Hartsfield-Jackson gears up for fall job fair

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager Looking for a job in accounting or engineering? Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is hosting an Airport Community Job Fair in October. Like its spring counterpart, the fall fair will feature more than 40 Airport community employers, with 500-plus jobs up for grabs. But unlike the spring fair, […]

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ATL hosts launch of national campaign against illegal wildlife trafficking

ATL hosts launch of national campaign against illegal wildlife trafficking

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) on Wednesday, Sept. 7 joined the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and conservation nonprofit group WildAid in launching a national campaign against illegal wildlife trade. Globally, wildlife trafficking is a $10 billion to $20 billion annual industry, ranking just behind human trafficking, weapons […]

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Inaugural Safety Fest attracts up to 350 as Hartsfield-Jackson educates, celebrates

Inaugural Safety Fest attracts up to 350 as Hartsfield-Jackson educates, celebrates

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager Hartsfield-Jackson’s world-class safety culture was on display – literally – at the first-ever OneATL Safety Always Safety Fest on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The daylong event – with its series of presentations, demonstrations and exhibits – drew up to 350 people from across the Airport community. It featured the […]

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Three-day conference focuses on sustainability

Three-day conference focuses on sustainability

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager Sustainability and asset management took center stage Wednesday, June 22 at the kickoff of the second annual International Sustainable Asset Management (ISAM) Conference. The three-day conference, hosted by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in partnership with the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), serves as a platform for introducing […]

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Mayor, ATL leaders unveil Wall of Honor

Mayor, ATL leaders unveil Wall of Honor

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By Shane Blatt Senior Public Relations Manager Amid a sea of red, white and blue, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed officially unveiled the U.S. Military Service Wall of Honor, a permanent tribute to the armed services, in a ceremony Thursday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). “As we approach our Independence Day weekend,” Mayor Reed said, […]

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