News and notes from Hartsfield-Jackson, the world's busiest airport

New Delta seats at Hartsfield-Jackson raise hard questions

6:32 pm Mar. 8, 2017

As Delta Air Lines renovates its gate areas at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, one feature is gaining unexpected attention: Seats that some passengers say are too hard and uncomfortable.

The new seats are made of a solid black polyurethane material, making them durable and easy to clean.

Some travelers say the collateral damage is their behinds.

“I was sitting there for like half an hour, and I just kept feeling more and more

Hartsfield-Jackson unveils giant new screen with image from Olympic mural

12:07 pm Feb. 23, 2017

After eight months and $2.4 million of construction and expense, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Wednesday switched on its new giant digital screen taking the place of a well-known Olympic mural.

For nearly 15 years, the photographic collage of children at Centennial Olympic Park had greeted travelers at the top of the escalators coming up from the Plane Train tunnel. It’s not completely gone: The center of the mural, featuring a young

Delta and Coke launch flying “art gallery” on airplane tray tables

2:25 pm Feb. 8, 2017

Atlanta corporate giants Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola Co. have partnered on an unusual art project — on airplane tray tables.

The two companies worked with 12 artists around the world to transform the tray tables on a Boeing 767 into art. On that plane, the designs will be in place at all of the coach class and Comfort+ seats for about a month.

The tray table art will also be displayed on Concourse

Ludacris cardboard cutout greets travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson

11:34 am Jan. 13, 2017

If you’ve been to the international terminal at the Atlanta airport recently, you may have noticed some unusual new directional signage.

It’s a cardboard cutout of Ludacris directing travelers to the security checkpoint.

That’s not the only constant

Stuck at Hartsfield-Jackson? Here’s what you need to know

8:47 pm Jan. 6, 2017

Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines have cancelled hundreds of Atlanta flights as they prepared for the snowstorm expected to hit the area, and that means some passengers are going to be stuck.

Here are some of the things you should know if you’re stuck at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport:

There are plenty of airport hotels around Hartsfield-Jackson, but it’s not unusual for them to run out of rooms when

$4 million airport art installation coming to life

9:22 am Jun. 29, 2016

Lights and forest sounds of birds chirping and a rain shower are being added to a huge $4.1 million art installation at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport that aims to simulate a walk through a forest.

The installation