Electric blackout paralyzed Atlanta Airport

The busiest airport in the world recovers slowly. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the busiest in the world and serves as a hub for airlines such as Delta, GeorgiaSkies and Southwest Airlines. On Sunday, an electrical blackout began around 1:00 pm local time and extended until 11:30 pm, causing numerous inconveniences such as more than 1000 flights canceled and others with delays. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a “ground stop” order for all flights to Atlanta, so numerous flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Airport did not take off directly…

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