The city of Las Vegas suffered a heinous attack on October 1, 2017 during the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. An armed individual opened fire on the innocent people attending the festival from a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.
The 2017 hurricane season is rivaling the most active ever. Unforgettable hurricanes, such as Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria, will be remembered and compared for years and years to come. There have been a great number of Atlantic locations that have suffered directly from these storms, but what is most impactful is not seeing how our locations picked back up after the storm, but instead how our Atlantic family has come together to help others.
Atlantic Farmingdale (FRG) has had the honor of not only watching but also being part of a true lifelong friendship between two tenants. Mike P. and Neil M. have been friends since childhood. In their early years of flying, Neil made a model airplane of Mike’s first aircraft, a Piper Dakota.
Atlantic CRQ recently had the pleasure of hosting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad for an aviation learning experience they are sure to remember. There were 25 aspiring aviators between the ages of 6 -10 that enjoyed touring our CRQ location, as well as, having a meet and greet with locally based aviators.
Atlantic El Paso (ELP) recently hosted an event for the El Paso Diabetes Association (EPDA) in their hangar. Every year in the last week of June, Camp Lydia Mann takes place for kids ages 5 to 12. This is a summer camp designed for kids with diabetes or at risk to develop diabetes.
Atlantic Aviation in Reno (RNO) has made it a point to be more involved in giving back within their community this year. After several employees threw around some ideas, they chose to come together and donate their time and efforts by volunteering for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada (FBNN).
Rayelle Wojno, from Atlantic Aviation’s Sales and Marketing team, has a close friend, Katie Hofkamp, in end stage renal failure, which is also causing many other complicated medical issues. Katie is a wife and mother of an adorable and outgoing family. Katie and her husband love to give to their community and support their son and his entire team in their sporting adventures.
Atlantic Albuquerque (ABQ) teamed together to help raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico. They gathered and coordinated a team of 20 people and raised at least $1000.00 just to be able to register and participate in the 2nd annual Pulling for Kids.
The end of the summer is always the best time of the year for Atlantic Farmington’s (FMN) annual BBQ which they celebrate with airport personnel, airport fire department, tenants, and customers. This year they wanted to do something a little more, so they decided to use a dunk tank to draw interest in raising donations for the Four Corners Foundation.
The Orlando community was rocked after the domestic terrorist attack at the Orlando nightclub, Pulse, in June 2016. Atlantic's two Orlando locations, ORL and MCO, pulled together to give back to their traumatized community.
Camden is a 5 year old boy that is terminally ill with brain cancer in the Louisville, Kentucky area. His doctors have given him only 6 months to live, and during this time his mom, Christine, is doing everything she can to help him live his life to it's fullest.
The Neighborhood House is a non-profit, 100% donor funded organization aimed towards helping underprivileged children and families. Each year they host a family fun night around Valentine’s Day. This year their normal venue was booked and any other location they contacted was charging more than they could afford.
Atlantic Midway (MDW) typically receives several requests throughout the year asking to host field trips for local schools.
Jay Hamby, VP Operations - Midwest Region, was having breakfast with other colleagues while on the road traveling for business. While eating, they were chatting about the great attitude of their waitress.
A landscaping vendor was hard at work performing their routine functions at PBI which includes mowing the many areas of grass on the expansive leasehold. Bordering our leasehold are several retention ponds that capture storm water. These retention ponds have expansive areas of grass that require weekly mowing.
Shortly after being transferred from CPR-MX to EUG-MX, Rob Salinovich recalls a terrifying moment in which he describes, “My left ear suddenly just shut off; it just quit.
Although Atlantic loves to give to others and supports many charitable contributions throughout the year, the holiday season is always a perfect time to reach out to those in need.
Lauren, a customer service representative at our Boca Raton (BCT) location, noticed a based customer who recently lost his beloved dog, Joey, crying in the lobby one day.
Atlantic Orlando (MCO) has the privilege of hosting several charity flights each year that bring hundreds of terminally ill and severely disabled children and their families to Orlando to spend time at the theme parks.
On October 3rd, Atlantic Louisville hosted the 3rd annual UPS Special Olympics Plane Pull benefiting the Special Olympics of Kentucky. This year's UPS Plane Pull included more than 600 pullers on 36 teams and raised nearly $85,000 for Special Olympics.
The entire KSGJ Atlantic Aviation base (St. Augustine, FL) has demonstrated first class corporate social responsibility during the week of the highly syndicated search and rescue efforts for the two teenage boys, Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, who were reported missing off of the coast of Jupiter, FL on July 24th, 2015.