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2010-01-12 13:27:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded a contract by HMMH, the Construction Manager for the new Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal (MHJIT) at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The contract includes the supply and installation of 12 new Jetway® passenger boarding bridges and all associated ancillary equipment for the gates in the new Concourse 'F'. The...

2009-10-05 17:11:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) CEO Richard Anderson today issued the following statement announcing an agreement with the City of Atlanta to extend its lease at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport through 2017. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) "Delta is pleased to have reached an agreement with the City of Atlanta on a lease extension at Hartsfield-Jackson that will maintain the airport's position as the...

2009-05-29 10:18:00

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 1, 2009, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) US-VISIT program and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will hold a media availability and video/photo opportunity to announce the beginning of a test of biometric exit procedures for international travelers. Media will hear from senior TSA and US-VISIT officials and be able to photograph and video international travelers having their biometrics - fingerprints -- collected...

2009-01-18 15:47:53

Delta Air Lines says rising costs at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport have raised questions about company's future operations there. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday that the warning was made in a company memo. Our estimates show that the loss of connecting traffic routed through Atlanta could jeopardize billions of dollars in annual economic benefits, and could translate into higher prices and service reductions for consumers who fly locally from...

2008-09-28 12:00:27

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to let licensed gun owners bring firearms into non-secure parts of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. U.S. District Judge Marvin Shoob ruled the gun advocacy group GeorgiaCarry.org, did not support its argument that guns should be allowed outside security checkpoints at Hartsfield-Jackson -- the world's busiest airport, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. Georgia law allows weapons on public transit and...

2008-08-24 15:00:26

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport may soon be filled with advertisements rather than neon art, airport officials say. Airport General Manager Ben DeCosta said the neon public artwork titled "Four Walls for Atlanta Hartsfield Airport" may soon become a thing of the past as the airport is turning its attention to revenue-generating advertising, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. "We move art, we move advertising," DeCosta said. "We do what we do to benefit...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.