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Terminal illness: A new memoir examines the unintended consequences of Atlanta’s airport
When Hannah Palmer moved back to her hometown of Forest Park in the mid-2000s, she found that every place she’d ever lived in had been obliterated. The destructive force at play: the Atlanta airport.
Atlanta’s airport has three new airlines. Here’s how they stack up against Delta
For decades, airlines have battled for a piece of the Atlanta market, where more than 75 percent of the airport’s traffic comes from Delta and its SkyTeam partners. Southwest nabs another 9.5 percent; the others just nibble at the edges. That said, a few arrivistes are looking to create some turbulence. How they stack up against the titan of the tarmac.
A new installation at Atlanta’s airport transports visitors to a fantasy forest
The recently debuted Flight Paths is a permanent installation that puts travelers under a stylized tree canopy, complete with bird calls, cricket chirps, and a simulated thunderstorm.
Ludacris’s Chicken+Beer restaurant is open, serving more than chicken and beer
Rapper Chris "Ludacris" Bridges's long-awaited restaurant, named for his 2003 multi-platinum album, is now open in the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
As Uber pushes for airport business, Atlanta’s outdated cab industry resists change
Uber and Lyft arrived in Atlanta in 2012 and 2013, respectively, and have, in essence, provided Kasim Reed with the taxi fleet he was imagining. The cars are clean, and the drivers are courteous, show up when they’re supposed to, and (usually) don’t get lost. There’s only one problem: the city’s actual taxis are still around.
Editor’s Note: Uber Forever
The way taxis work—or, more specifically, don’t work—in this town is dumbfounding. Imagine a company that promises to perform a service, then simply chooses not to. And doesn’t even bother letting the customer know.
Long security lines partly behind Hartsfield-Jackson airport chief’s ouster
In firing Miguel Southwell, Mayor Kasim Reed aims to look at privatizing airport screening.
Someone brought a corpse through the Atlanta TSA checkpoint . . . sort of
Travelers might have been shocked to see a corpse prop from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie scanned by the TSA.
Farewell, beautiful, bizarre Atlanta airport ceiling ants
Indeed, airport officials neglected to call Peragine to inform him that they had taken down his beloved ants last Thursday
Can new Delta CEO Ed Bastian continue the airline’s success?
Ed Bastian couldn’t be taking the reins at a more fortuitous time. In 2015 Delta turned an astounding $5.9 billion profit, the company’s best year ever. Of course that kind of success creates expectations.