Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta airport layoffs and unemployment

ATLANTA – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will take over 1,000 cleansing planes for Delta Airlines in April, according to Atlanta Business Chronicle.

ABM Aviation is a New York company that supports airlines and airports in a number of efforts, such as: cleaning aircraft, handling freight services, cleaning airports, passenger assistance, airline security, facility maintenance, parking and more, according to ABM Aviation official website.

The official announcement says "This action is expected to be a permanent act for ABM, and we understand that DGS is in [Delta Global Services] Accepting this effective contract April 12, 2019, "according to Atlanta Business Chronicle.

There will be 1,121 Atlanta employees from this time.

"Delta Air Lines is crossing the cleaning and contracting services at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) to another supplier, DGS, effective April 12," said ABM spokesman, Jennifer Miller, in an email to Atlanta Business Chronicle

"US employees can interview for other roles within ABM, and we understand that the new provider can interview their employees for employment opportunities within their company, it is a common practice," the answer also reads .

Now this is not the first time the company refused workers. Back in 2017, ABM left 1,179 people at Atlanta airport after Delta decided to provide their own services. In 2017, ABM told the Atlanta Business Chronicle that Delta contracted a plane booth services in Atlanta.

For the full article of Atlanta Business Affairs click here.

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