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Kelly Yamanouchi

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Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport. She started at the AJC in 2008, joining the paper from the Denver Post. 

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Delta to launch flights from Atlanta to Ontario, Calif.
 Delta Air Lines announced plans Friday to launch flights between Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Ontario, Calif., adding another way to get from Atlanta to Southern California. Atlanta-based Delta plans to operate one daily flight on the route starting April 22, 2019 and a second daily flight starting June 9. The route will be...

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Delta Air Lines announced plans Friday to launch flights between Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Ontario, Calif., adding another way to get from Atlanta to Southern California. Atlanta-based Delta plans to operate one daily flight on the route starting April 22, 2019 and a second daily flight starting June 9. The route will be...
Traveler’s oasis locations coming to Hartsfield-Jackson
 Two “traveler’s oasis” locations are in the works for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with sleep units, spa services, chiropractic care and a shower. Minute Suites won a contract for traveler’s oasis locations on Concourses T and B at the Atlanta airport. The Atlanta City Council this week approved the contract...

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Two “traveler’s oasis” locations are in the works for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with sleep units, spa services, chiropractic care and a shower. Minute Suites won a contract for traveler’s oasis locations on Concourses T and B at the Atlanta airport. The Atlanta City Council this week approved the contract...
Pilot job fair to be held in Atlanta
 A pilot job fair is planned for Atlanta this Saturday, with airlines hiring qualified pilots and a forum for aspiring pilots. The job fair will be held Oct. 20 by Future & Active Pilot Advisors (FAPA) at the Hilton Atlanta Downtown at 255 Courtland Street NE. From 9 a.m. to noon, companies including Air Wisconsin, Delta Private Jets, Envoy...

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A pilot job fair is planned for Atlanta this Saturday, with airlines hiring qualified pilots and a forum for aspiring pilots. The job fair will be held Oct. 20 by Future & Active Pilot Advisors (FAPA) at the Hilton Atlanta Downtown at 255 Courtland Street NE. From 9 a.m. to noon, companies including Air Wisconsin, Delta Private Jets, Envoy...
Delta Air Lines CEO says free in-flight Wi-Fi could take years
 Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said he wants to eventually make in-flight Wi-Fi free, but it could be two to three years before that happens. That’s partly because the technology is not yet up to par, Bastian said. “I don’t think our customers should have to pay for Wi-Fi in the air,” Bastian said. But, &ldquo...

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Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said he wants to eventually make in-flight Wi-Fi free, but it could be two to three years before that happens. That’s partly because the technology is not yet up to par, Bastian said. “I don’t think our customers should have to pay for Wi-Fi in the air,” Bastian said. But, &ldquo...
In aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Delta extends change fee waiver for Panama City
 With Panama City, Fla. heavily battered by Hurricane Michael, Delta Air Lines has extended its waiver of change fees for travelers with flights booked to the city’s Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Atlanta-based Delta is extending through Oct. 20 its waiver of certain change fees for passengers with flights booked to...

Posted: 2 days ago

With Panama City, Fla. heavily battered by Hurricane Michael, Delta Air Lines has extended its waiver of change fees for travelers with flights booked to the city’s Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Atlanta-based Delta is extending through Oct. 20 its waiver of certain change fees for passengers with flights booked to...
Customs beagle named Hardy detects roasted pig’s head in luggage at Atlanta airport
 A U.S. Customs and Border Protection beagle named Hardy detected a roasted pig’s head in checked luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. >> Read more trending news  Hardy, a six-year-old rescue beagle, alerted his handler to a bag belonging to a traveler from Ecuador. Inside was the pig’s head, which...

Posted: 3 days ago

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection beagle named Hardy detected a roasted pig’s head in checked luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. >> Read more trending news  Hardy, a six-year-old rescue beagle, alerted his handler to a bag belonging to a traveler from Ecuador. Inside was the pig’s head, which...
Customs beagle detects roasted pig head in checked luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson
 A U.S. Customs and Border Protection beagle named Hardy detected a roasted pig head in checked luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Hardy, a six-year-old rescue beagle, alerted his handler to a bag belonging to a traveler from Ecuador. Inside was the pig head, which weighed nearly 2 pounds. Carey Davis, director for the Port...

Posted: 3 days ago

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection beagle named Hardy detected a roasted pig head in checked luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Hardy, a six-year-old rescue beagle, alerted his handler to a bag belonging to a traveler from Ecuador. Inside was the pig head, which weighed nearly 2 pounds. Carey Davis, director for the Port...
John Selden confirmed as new Hartsfield-Jackson general manager
 The appointment of the next general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, John Selden, has been confirmed by the Atlanta City Council. The city council approved the appointment of Selden at its meeting Monday, after votes in favor by the council’s transportation committee and committee on council. Selden, who...

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The appointment of the next general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, John Selden, has been confirmed by the Atlanta City Council. The city council approved the appointment of Selden at its meeting Monday, after votes in favor by the council’s transportation committee and committee on council. Selden, who...
UPS ramps up operations of massive Southeast regional hub in Atlanta
 Spanning the size of 19 football fields, a massive new UPS Southeast shipping hub in Atlanta is aimed at helping the company sort millions of packages as online shopping continues to skyrocket. Sandy Springs-based UPS is getting about $50 million in city, county and state tax incentives for the highly-automated regional hub ...

Posted: 3 days ago

Spanning the size of 19 football fields, a massive new UPS Southeast shipping hub in Atlanta is aimed at helping the company sort millions of packages as online shopping continues to skyrocket. Sandy Springs-based UPS is getting about $50 million in city, county and state tax incentives for the highly-automated regional hub ...
UPS to hold job fairs across country Friday
 UPS announced plans for a seasonal hiring blitz with job fairs across the country this Friday. The Sandy Springs-based shipping giant will hold 170 job fairs nationally with plans to hire 40,000 people in one day, which it is calling “Brown Friday.” It’s part of the company’s effort to fill 100,000 slots...

Posted: 3 days ago

UPS announced plans for a seasonal hiring blitz with job fairs across the country this Friday. The Sandy Springs-based shipping giant will hold 170 job fairs nationally with plans to hire 40,000 people in one day, which it is calling “Brown Friday.” It’s part of the company’s effort to fill 100,000 slots...
Delta resumes flights at Panama City Beach Airport
 Delta Air Lines has resumed flights at Panama City Beach Airport in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Atlanta-based Delta said Friday morning marked the arrival of its first flight at Panama City Beach since the hurricane. The airline had already resumed flights Thursday to other airports in Michael’s path. Delta said it was the last airline...

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Delta Air Lines has resumed flights at Panama City Beach Airport in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Atlanta-based Delta said Friday morning marked the arrival of its first flight at Panama City Beach since the hurricane. The airline had already resumed flights Thursday to other airports in Michael’s path. Delta said it was the last airline...