Atlanta's growth seems slow compared to the rapid expansion and modernization we're seeing in the Gulf region.
When it comes to security checks, Uber sees any form of friction as a threat to smooth operations. Even when that friction could improve the safety for riders.
Uber is cheap when in comes to matching the security and background checks that its old-school rivals must abide by.
We've been at many airports in the U.S. that are much less "busy" than ATL with much longer lines and crowded terminals. We think it does busy just fine (well, except for customs).
The U.S. is still on top when it comes to connecting the places by air, but the Gulf states are nipping at its heels.
People so stupid they forget they're bringing a gun on a plane are too irresponsible to own a weapon in the first place.
There's really no excuse for this.
The U.S. is shoring up its Ebola screening procedures for arriving passengers whose itineraries began in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone. This might be viewed as a compromise as it is short of an outright travel ban, but it isn't likely to appease proponents of a ban.
Atlanta is geared to get bigger, but it will likely soon lose its busiest airport crown to Dubai in the next few years.
For all its traffic, Atlanta's airport still doesn't compete internationally when it comes to services. This small step should help.