Archive for March, 2014

New Atlanta Aerotropolis Alliance seeks Airport-area growth

Filed in Events, News by on March 31, 2014
New Atlanta Aerotropolis Alliance seeks Airport-area growth

Hartsfield-Jackson Interim General Manager Miguel Southwell has announced a new initiative to spur development of high-quality corporate space in the communities surrounding the Airport. “It’s my belief that an airport is a community’s chief economic development tool for the creation of jobs and the growth of wealth for its residents,” Southwell said at a crowded […]

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Emirates SkyCargo announced as ATL’s 11th cargo carrier

Filed in News by on March 27, 2014
Emirates SkyCargo announced as ATL’s 11th cargo carrier

At an event celebrating Hartsfield-Jackson’s cargo community, Airport officials announced March 27 that Emirates SkyCargo will begin service to Atlanta on April 6. Initially, Emirates will operate a Boeing 777 freighter flight weekly between Atlanta and Dubai. The new service is expected to have up to a $6 million annual economic impact on metro Atlanta. “Emirates is […]

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Women’s History Month event inspires at ATL

Filed in Employees, Events by on March 23, 2014
Women’s History Month event inspires at ATL

Hartsfield-Jackson’s own Vivica Brown, Interim Assistant General Manager for Commercial Development, was one of four local women of achievement who helped make the Airport’s recent Women’s History Month luncheon a memorable event. Along with Brown, the other speakers for the March 20 get-together were LaRonda Sutton, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Entertainment for the […]

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ATL’s Sharon Douglas is runner-up in City Ideas competition

Filed in Employees, Sustainability by on March 12, 2014
ATL’s Sharon Douglas is runner-up in City Ideas competition

Sharon Douglas, Sustainability Manager for the DOA’s Asset Management and Sustainability Division, placed second in the recent City Ideas  competition, in which City of Atlanta employees proposed innovative ways for the city to save money, promote sustainability and increase efficiency. Douglas won a cash prize of $7,000 and, along with five other winners, was formally recognized […]

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One Flew South named as semifinalist for James Beard Awards

Filed in Concessions by on March 4, 2014
One Flew South named as semifinalist for James Beard Awards

One Flew South has become the first airport restaurant in the U.S. to be a contender for the prestigious James Beard Awards, which are to chefs and restaurateurs what the Oscars are to actors and directors. The restaurant, which has offered a Southern-inspired menu and a full sushi bar on Concourse E since 2008, was named in […]

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