Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian estimates the 11-hour power blackout at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) Dec. 17 cost the company between $25 and $50 million, a Delta spokesperson confirmed to ATW Dec. 21. The Atlanta-based airline is planning to “have conversations with Georgia Power and ATL on reimbursement,” Delta said. Delta, which operates its largest hub at ATL, canceled 1,400 flights between Dec. 17-18 as the airport—and thousands of ...

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