Posts From April, 2014

World's Busiest Airport 

Posted by Jean April 04, 2014 Categories: American Airlines

I've been avoiding Atlanta after being stuck there snowed in but it looks like a lot of other people are traveling through that airport! Atlanta is still the World's Busiest Airport. For the 16th consecutive year, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport retained its title as world's busiest airport in 2013, according to the Airports Council International.

Some 94.4 million passengers passed through Atlanta last year, which included a 4.1% increase in international passenger traffic over the previous year.

The airports top two carriers are Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Southwest (LUV).

Atlanta (ATL) total flights were 911,000 landings and takeoffs.Delta says they may buy up to 50 wide-body jets to update fleet. They are seeking offers from Boeing and Airbus for New Jets.

American Air will Join in a venture With British Airways, Iberia And Finnair

Delta TechOps Southwest Airlines

 

Slow ticketing lines, airport security...and a great meal? Food & Wine's Airport dining survival guide features the best places to eat and drink in airports and they put 2 at the top of the list.

1) Atlanta International Airport has a restaurant called “One Flew South” This eatery, features "Southern-national" cuisine and sushi, is Atlanta's first upscale Airport restaurant, with a menu created by chefs Todd Richards and Duane Nutter of The Oakroom at the Seelbach Hilton in Kentucky (Terminal E, near Gate G6).

2) Paschal's Restaurant They have a location in the city, selling a local line of batter mixes for fried chicken. Here is a true Southern Restaurant, proof of this is that the menu has classics; - like fried catfish, country-fried steak, and macaroni and cheese. You will find it at Concourse A food court and also in the Main Terminal Atrium.

In other airline news: On the 3rd of April 4, 2014, American Airlines Said that US Airways is Joining a Trans-Atlantic Joint Venture >AAL & US Airways Joins Merger Partner American Airlines In Trans-Atlantic Joint Business With British Airways, Iberia And Finnair .

This venture with British Airways, Iberia and Finnair will operate flights between the United States and Europe. The addition of US Airways will add 28 routes to the joint business, American said in its statement.

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If you are an elite with Delta, you can maintain your status with the Reserve card. It’s the one that I hold plus: both the personal and business Delta Reserve cards. from AMERICAN Express you can get 10,000 Skymiles with 1st purchase.

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