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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is First International Airport in U.S. to Achieve Prestigious ISO 55001 Certification for Asset Management

Jan 10, 2019 - Business Wire

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, already the world's busiest and most efficient airport, recently became the first international airport in North and South America to achieve ISO 55001 certification for Asset Management System (AMS). At an October award ceremony, Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation CEO and President, Dr. Kofi Smith, was presented the certification by ABS-QE, the first and only global certification body accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board.

Defining the fundamentals required for businesses to proactively and cost-effectively manage the lifecycle of their assets from acquisition to decommission, ISO 55001 became a new international standard for AMS in 2014 and enjoys a strong presence in Asia and Europe, with a growing presence in the Middle East. However, the certification is rare in the Western Hemisp...