People in Atlanta, it's a win,' quipped another.'What do you call it when you're sick of being in the airport?Terminal illness,' joked 11Alive newsman Mike Navin.'I bet the parking timers at #atlairport are still working just fine......' pondered another pessimistic user.One bit of good news, according to Mann: Delta has more spare planes and available crews in Atlanta than anywhere else, which will help it to recover.
She said restaurants and shops were closed.'A lot of people are arriving, and no one is going out. He was headed to Las Vegas with a sister and a friend.'This is terrible.
At 7.32pm ET Atlanta Airport tweeted: 'Power on Concourse F is back ON!
We are working with great urgency w/ @Georgia Power to restore power throughout rest of airport.' In a news release Sunday evening, the utility said the 'the issue may have involved a fire which caused extensive damage in a Georgia Power underground electrical facility.' The cause of the fire was not known, the statement says, but it impacted underground facilities and substations serving the airport.
People sleeping on the floor, fighting mostly civilly over outlets, elderly people and small children struggling with stairs... 'Why doesn’t Atlanta have an “emergency backup system”? 'The mayor said that they had passed out water but my son never saw it.
What about the old people or children with no food water or place to sleep but a cold, barely lighted terminal. 'Georgia Power says that it expects power to be restored at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport by midnight.
The blackout halted all outgoing flights Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Sunday, with many passengers stuck on the tarmac for hours as over 1,000 were flights canceled.'Attempting to get to or out of Atlanta?