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Amazing Video Captures Moment Delta Plane Is Struck By Lightning

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

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Man Carries Fully Loaded AR-15 Into World's Busiest Airport

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.03.2015 | Weird News

A Georgia man openly carried a fully loaded AR-15 semiautomatic rifle into Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest in the worl...

Planes Searched At Atlanta Airport After 'Credible' Bomb Threats

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

ATLANTA (AP) — Law enforcement officials found no bombs on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they considered cred...

Plane Aborts Landing After 'Joke' From Air Traffic Control

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

A Delta plane was forced to circle the airport for over an hour last Wednesday after an air traffic controller "joked" the plane wasn't allowed to lan...

40/40 Club Opening At ATL

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 05.22.2014 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — Jay Z brought his 40/40 Club to the world's busiest airport on Wednesday, with the opening the swanky bar's third location. 40/40 is...

Georgia's Guns-Everywhere Law: A Little Food for Thought

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

At kids' schools? Why not. Schools will be authorized to arm their staff members. This assumes that staff members will be quicker on the trigger than recent school shooters, and hopefully will shoot the shooters rather than innocent others.

Atlanta International Airport Back To Normal Following Lockdown

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta airport officials say operations are back to normal after an unknown mechanical issue led to a lockdown. Harts...

Atlanta Airport Opening A Common-Use VIP Lounge

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Travel

ATLANTA -- Hartsfield-Jackson officials say the world's busiest airport is opening its first common-use VIP lounge. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intern...

Airport Shuttle Bus Crash Hospitalizes 16

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Eighteen people were taken to the hospital Friday, at least two in serious condition, after they were hurt in a crash betwee...

WATCH: Sheep Are The New Airport Landscapers

Posted 09.14.2012 | Travel

Usually animals on the airport grounds are a nuisance, but not in Atlanta. The city's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is testing a program in...

PHOTOS: The World's Longest Airport Walks

Posted 08.15.2012 | Travel

We've all been there: Arriving at the airport with not much time to spare and then realizing that you have to schlep what feels like miles to your gat...

PHOTOS: Atlanta's New International Terminal Opens

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel

ATLANTA -- A sleek new $1.4 billion international terminal featuring airy windows and eye-popping artwork opened Wednesday at the world's busiest airp...

TSA Hired Agents Without Completing Background Checks

Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

Some workers screening travelers at one major airport may not have been fully screened themselves. Facing a backlog of background checks, the Tran...

PHOTOS: Atlanta Airport's New Terminal

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 03.30.2012 | Travel

ATLANTA -- The new $1.4 billion international terminal at the world's busiest airport will be a sleek launching pad for millions of passengers that's ...

WATCH: Jet Rolls Off Taxiway At Atlanta Airport

AP | Posted 05.13.2012 | Travel

ATLANTA — Cranes are moving a jet that rolled off a taxiway and was significantly damaged at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta. Delta Air ...

Gun Discharges At Security Checkpoint

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

ATLANTA -- Security officials say a gun discharged inside a carry-on bag as workers handled it at Atlanta's airport. TSA officials say they notified ...

Know Before You Go Series: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Dan Gellert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dan Gellert

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport hosts some of the most interesting restaurants in the country, a food court with free wifi and suites that you can rent by the hour when your flight is delayed!

Snow Cancels Even More Flights In North & South

AP/CBS News | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Airlines are canceling hundreds of flights in the snowy Northeast, but they say travelers won't face the same nightmare that occurred right after a Ch...

Major Airport Delays And Cancellations Due To FAA Glitch

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

ATLANTA — For the second time in a little more than a year, a glitch at one of the two centers that handle flight plans for the nation's air tra...