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World-Class Shopping in Store for Hartsfield-Jackson's International Terminal(February 21, 2012)
ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has signed contracts with LTL ATL JV and Paradies-Atlanta II, LLC giving the green light to more than 20 retail concessions at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's international terminal.
The new shops — which include Spanx, MAC, Tommy Hilfiger and Kiehl's — will be in the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal, its new Concourse F and adjoining international Concourse E.
"We're thrilled to be moving forward with these brands for the international terminal," said Aviation General Manager Louis Miller. "I'm confident our passengers will enjoy these world-class shopping options as they travel to and from Atlanta."
Retailers that will open with the international terminal and Concourse F this spring are Brookstone, CNN International News, Clutch, Kiehl's, MAC Cosmetics, Luxury Boutique, Simply Books/French Meadow Café, Sunglass Icon, Sweet Auburn Market Café (departures level, pre-security), Tommy Hilfiger and Touch Table.
Concourse E locations, which will be phased in throughout the next 18 months, are Able Planet, CNBC News, CNN.com, Johnston & Murphy, The New York Times News/Goldberg's Deli, Magellan's, Pandora/Brooks Brothers, Shades of Time, Soundbalance, Spanx, Sunglass Icon, Swarovski and The Wall Street Journal News.
The Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal and its 12-gate concourse are scheduled to open this spring. The 1.2 million-square-foot facility connects with the existing international concourse, creating a world-class, 40-gate travel complex.
The international terminal will eliminate the need for Atlanta-bound passengers to recheck their baggage. Passengers will access the international terminal via I-75 at Exit 239.
Click here to see a video update of the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson is the world's busiest airport, serving more than 92 million passengers annually with nonstop service to more than 150 U.S. destinations and nearly 80 international destinations in more than 50 countries. The Airport is a frequent recipient of awards of excellence for concessions, operations, architectural engineering and construction ─ including the 2011 Global and North American Airport Efficiency Excellence Award from the Air Transport Research Society (for more information, go to www.atrsworld.org). It is undergoing $6 billion-plus in capital improvements, which include a new, energy-efficient rental car center; a new, 12-gate international terminal (for more information, go to www.atlanta-airport.com/internationalterminal/); and aesthetic and functional upgrades to its concourses, people movers and parking services. For more information, go to www.atlanta-airport.com. Check out the Airport's YouTube channel by visiting www.youtube.com/AtlantaHartsfield, and become a fan on Facebook.
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