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

Delta SkyMiles at No. 2 in ranking of best frequent flier programs

9:55 am Aug. 9, 2017

Delta SkyMiles moved up to the No. 2 spot from No. 9 two years ago because of its “competitive redemption rates for award flights and diversity of benefits, such as using miles for hotels stays, cabin upgrades, experiences and free flights,” according to U.S. News.

Atlanta airport’s Plane Train tunnel to be extended

11:19 am Aug. 1, 2017

The tunnel will be extended about 600 feet underneath the airport MARTA station and SkyTrain airport station, allowing more room for trains to turn back to go in the other direction while another train arrives.

Shrinking airline seats in spotlight in court ruling

4:25 pm Jul. 31, 2017

“As many have no doubt noticed, aircraft seats and the spacing between them have been getting smaller and smaller, while American passengers have been growing in size,” the opinion filed last week reads.