With Coronavirus Threat, Officials And Crews Pay Even More Attention To Cleanliness At Atlanta Airport

Travelers are shown moving through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport last year. Crews and officials are focusing even more on cleanliness at the airport as travelers’ concerns about the coronavirus grow.

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On any given day, more than a thousand people are hard at work cleaning, disinfecting and keeping shiny the world’s busiest airport.

But with the threat of the coronavirus on the minds of travelers, crews at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are paying even closer attention to cleanliness.

When WABE’s host of “All Things Considered,” Jim Burress, spoke with Stephen Maceyko, the vice president of operations for the Atlanta Airlines Terminal Co., Burress asked him about the efforts and what that closer attention looks like.