An Atlanta Journal-Constitution article about Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Delta Air Lines negotiating a new lease quoted Jonathan Williams, assistant professor of economics at Terry.
Delta commands clout in the negotiations because of its size and its influence on Atlanta’s economy, Williams said.
“There are trade-offs,” Williams said. “Atlanta wants to remain a Delta hub for a long time. Delta wants to ensure that it can continue to make money out of Atlanta for a long time. And so in that respect, I think the Atlanta airport actually has an incentive to maybe not do the most customer-friendly thing.”
The full article is available online.