Employees

‘Guardian angel’ at Hartsfield-Jackson: Colleague gives big, pays it forward

Filed in Employees, News by on November 22, 2016
‘Guardian angel’ at Hartsfield-Jackson: Colleague gives big, pays it forward

By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager Take a moment to think about when you had a medical crisis or scare, whom did you turn to? A friend? Family member? For Department of Aviation team member Maulana “MT” Tenney, kindness came in the form of Timothy Cinnamon, a colleague who stepped up not only […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson’s Tour program featured in Women in Aviation newsletter

Filed in Employees, News by on November 17, 2016
Hartsfield-Jackson’s Tour program featured in Women in Aviation newsletter

Word is getting around the state about the wonders of ATL’s Tour program. The program was featured in the November/December edition of the Women in Aviation International (WAI) newsletter. Atlanta’s Gone With the Wind chapter of WAI recently toured the world’s busiest and most efficient airport, getting an in-depth look at all the moving parts at […]

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ATL to host NTSB disaster response seminar

Filed in Employees, Events, News by on March 31, 2016
ATL to host NTSB disaster response seminar

For the first time, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) will host a two-day NTSB conference designed to train the Airport community on how to prepare for a major aviation disaster, with particular emphasis on assisting victims and their families. Already, 174 ATL stakeholders have signed up for the eight-session seminar, taught by Michael Crook with […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson Successfully Tests Emergency Response with Big Bird

Filed in Employees, News by on April 17, 2015
Hartsfield-Jackson Successfully Tests Emergency Response with Big Bird

More than 70 airport employees and outside volunteers – in addition to 51 airport first responders — helped make Hartsfield-Jackson’s Big Bird emergency preparedness drill on April 15 a big success. Taking place for the first time at night, the triennial exercise was held at the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department’s training facility on Lake Mirror Road. […]

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Airport choir brings Glee-ful atmosphere to ATL

Filed in Employees, News by on December 16, 2014
Airport choir brings Glee-ful atmosphere to ATL

A newly-formed Department of Aviation chorus has been busy making spirits a little brighter around the Airport during this holiday season. The group of about 22 volunteer singers made its debut at the Nov. 25 ATL tree-lighting ceremony in the domestic terminal atrium after only one practice session, and has made several appearances since, dressed […]

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ATL begins screening of travelers from West Africa

Filed in Employees, News, Security by on October 21, 2014
ATL begins screening of travelers from West Africa

After growing concern over the spread of the Ebola virus, Hartsfield-Jackson continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and all other relevant agencies and partners to ensure the safety of travelers and employees at the Airport. Hartsfield-Jackson has joined four other major U.S. airports in […]

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Southwell officially named GM, thanks airport employees for snow service

Filed in Employees, News by on May 20, 2014
Southwell officially named GM, thanks airport employees for snow service

Miguel Southwell’s first official act as Hartsfield-Jackson’s new general manager was a fitting one: congratulating airport employees at a morning ceremony for their extraordinary service during the winter snow storms. As workers were called to the stage Tuesday, May 13, Southwell greeted each one with a handshake and his customary broad smile. Scarcely 12 hours […]

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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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DOA employee wins triathlon in London

Filed in Employees by on November 4, 2013
DOA employee wins triathlon in London

Jack McAfee, Landside Operations supervisor at Hartsfield-Jackson and an avid triathlete, won first place for his age group in the sprint-distance event at the PruHealth World Triathlon, held in London in September. A former high-school swimmer –“I’m more comfortable in water than on land,” he says ‑ and collegiate runner, the 29-year-old Kennesaw resident has […]

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