Articles tagged “atlanta airport”

Delta May End Discounts for All ‘Politically Divisive’ Groups After NRA Controversy

Delta May End Discounts for All ‘Politically Divisive’ Groups After NRA Controversy

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

How many more news cycles will this Delta Air Lines/NRA fracas take up? Surely this is enough already, no? Let's go back discussing emotional support animals.

11 months ago

Beijing Is Getting Closer to Edging Out Atlanta for World’s Busiest Airport

Beijing Is Getting Closer to Edging Out Atlanta for World’s Busiest Airport

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

How desirable is the "crown" for world's busiest airport? When an outage hit Atlanta International in December, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and the fallout was total mayhem.

12 months ago

Flyers at Atlanta Airport Bankroll Vendors Who Spend Big on City Elections

Flyers at Atlanta Airport Bankroll Vendors Who Spend Big on City Elections

Margaret Newkirk and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

This is a problem in many U.S. cities, where local governments control a major international airport. A massive airport is a big money-generator, and everyone wants a piece of the pie. Often, companies believe they must participate in local politics to gain access.

1 year ago

Smaller Airports Lose Passengers While Hubs Get Bigger

Smaller Airports Lose Passengers While Hubs Get Bigger

Associated Press

Airline consolidation and the phasing out of certain regional jets have contributed to the loss of routes at smaller airports. There's no indication the situation will improve anytime soon.

1 year ago

Delta Is Trying to Innovate Faster Security Lanes for the TSA

Delta Is Trying to Innovate Faster Security Lanes for the TSA

Grant Martin, Skift

Delta's doing the right thing by pushing innovation at the security checkpoint -- the TSA just has to run with it.

3 years ago