Chick-fil-A opens on Sunday to feed travelers stranded at Atlanta airport

Posted at 10:58 AM, Dec 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-18 10:58:08-05

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson lost power for about 11 hours forcing more than 1,000 flight cancelations and loads of weary passengers delayed and frustrated. 

Chick-fil-A, which is famously known for closing on Sundays, provided 2,000 meals to help out while power was restored, according to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. 


The outage might have occurred when a fire caused massive damage to a Georgia Power underground facility, according to a statement from Georgia Power released Sunday. 

Chick-fil-A tweeted that more than 5,000 sandwiches were prepared and delivered to passengers.