Paradies Lagardère wins restaurant/retail contract at ATL Concourse T-North

Paradies Lagardère has been awarded a new 10-year concessions contract for three new restaurants and a new hybrid retail brand at Concourse T-North at  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The new contract was approved by the Atlanta City Council on May 3, and features Starbucks, a Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a new version of the award-winning Vino […]

Delaware North and Grab launch virtual kiosks in a U.S. airport

Delaware North has installed airport food and beverage e-commerce platform Grab’s first virtual kiosk offering at several restaurants at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The virtual kiosks – which went live in July at the Delaware North-operated airport restaurants Grindhouse Killer Burgers, Einstein Bros. Bagels and Mustard Seed BBQ – are some of the first in […]

Atlanta City Council votes to extend rent relief at Hartsfield-Jackson for concessionaires

The Atlanta City Council has voted to approve a request by Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to extend rent relief to airport restaurant and shop operators for a year, as the concessionaires continue to suffer from drastically reduced passenger traffic during the coronavirus pandemic. The Atlanta City Council Transportation Committee recommended to the Atlanta City Council […]

Chicago O’Hare and Atlanta battle for title of busiest airport — again

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is once again officially the busiest airport in the U.S. in terms of aircraft operations, jumping ahead of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson for the first time since 2014. According to Federal Aviation Administration data, O’Hare handled more than 903,000 arrivals and departures during 2018, just ahead of Atlanta which had 895,000 arrivals and […]

ATL unveils $6 billion expansion plan

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has unveiled details of a $6 billion, 20-year capital plan that includes modernizing the domestic terminal, building a new concourse and expanding several others, overhauling parking facilities, building a $500 million hotel, and numerous airfield and support facility improvements. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and ATL General Manager Miguel Southwell announced […]

ATL busiest airport worldwide for passengers and aircraft ops in 2015

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has regained its number one spot in the airport race, serving more passengers and handling more aircraft operations than any other airport in the world in 2015. ATL has retained the title as the World’s Busiest Airport for 18 years. “Hartsfield-Jackson is once again leading the global aviation industry and […]