Events

Mayor announces plans for 4-star hotel at ATL

Filed in Events, News by on November 16, 2016
Mayor announces plans for 4-star hotel at ATL

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 11-story, 440-room hotel — along with 80,000 feet […]

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

Filed in Concessions, Events, News by on November 7, 2016
Taste of Hartsfield-Jackson shows culinary appeal of world’s busiest airport

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’

Filed in Concessions, Events, News by on November 1, 2016
ATL marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with free screenings, ‘Survivor Celebration’

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 uninsured […]

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

Filed in Events, Jobs, News by on October 21, 2016
Hartsfield-Jackson’s first fall job fair draws big crowd, high praise

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 for one of 1,691 open positions. More […]

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

Filed in Events, News by on October 4, 2016
Hartsfield-Jackson hosts closing ceremony for inaugural Pianos for Peace Festival

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 peace through music and education. The initiative […]

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ATL hosts launch of national campaign against illegal wildlife trafficking

Filed in Events, News by on September 13, 2016
ATL hosts launch of national campaign against illegal wildlife trafficking

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 trafficking and drug trafficking. And the United States […]

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Mayor, ATL leaders unveil Wall of Honor

Filed in Events, News by on July 6, 2016
Mayor, ATL leaders unveil Wall of Honor

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, “this extraordinary tribute is a timely, well-deserved […]

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Three-day conference focuses on sustainability

Filed in Events, News, Sustainability by on July 6, 2016
Three-day conference focuses on sustainability

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 best practices, showcasing new technologies, and offering […]

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ATL to officially welcome Turkish Airlines

Filed in Events, News by on May 13, 2016
ATL to officially welcome Turkish Airlines

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) on Monday will deliver a water-cannon salute and red-carpet welcome to Turkish Airlines, the latest passenger carrier to launch operations at the world’s most traveled airport. The inaugural Turkish Airlines flight, a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, is expected to touch down at ATL just after 5 p.m., ushering in new daily, nonstop service […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson salutes air cargo community, sets sights on top 5 spot for leading cargo airports

Filed in Events, News by on May 5, 2016
Hartsfield-Jackson salutes air cargo community, sets sights on top 5 spot for leading cargo airports

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport leaders honored the air cargo community Wednesday, recognizing businesses and individuals for their achievements and, at the same time, pledging to catapult the ATL into the top five U.S. airports for cargo volume. “I’d like to thank the cargo employees, freight forwarders, ground handlers, airlines and trucking companies,” Vivica Brown, ATL’s […]

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