Logan Airport

By - 6/5/17 - 10:29 am
Russian jet lands at Logan Airport in Boston

We don't get many Russian planes landing at Logan. Tamas K-L captured a Russian cargo jet touching down on Saturday, bearing a replacement engine for a Portuguese jet temporarily stranded here. Read more.

By - 5/25/17 - 5:19 pm

A Boston man who practices massage therapy at a studio inside Terminal B at Logan Airport had bail set at $5,000 today on a charge of raping a woman who sought a massage before a flight home on May 22, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 9:54 am

Alan Wright, who has long repped Roslindale on a Massport advisory committee, reports the recent infusion of jet noise starting around dawn is due to flight-path changes forced by renovation work on one particular Logan Airport runway (4L-22R, to be exact).

Via Keep Roslindale Quirky.

By - 5/9/17 - 11:21 pm

Tailwind, which operates a fleet of Cessna turboprop planes that can land on water or land, says it will start service between Logan and a seaport dock at East 23 Street in Manhattan on June 5. Read more.

By - 5/9/17 - 8:15 am

Massport fire crews will be doing training between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. today, in case you see fire and smoke from the airport.

By - 4/30/17 - 1:39 pm
Tugboat Justice in Boston Harbor

John Gage watched the tugboat Justice traversing Boston Harbor today.

By - 4/29/17 - 10:11 am

The East Boston Times-Free Press reports some East Boston residents held back from saying what they really thought of Massport's plan to add 5,000 parking spaces at Logan because of hootin' and hollerin' pro-construction union members in attendance.

By - 4/19/17 - 11:58 am

Associated Press reports Emirates is going from two flights a day to Boston to one.

By - 4/11/17 - 9:48 am

Massport has filed plans with state environmental regulators to stack additional layers on top of the existing economy garage and build new levels on top of the Terminal E parking lot - moves that would require a waiver from the current state ban on new airport parking spaces.

In the filing, Massport explains what might seem counter-intuitive: Read more

By - 4/1/17 - 12:43 pm

The Globe reports their parents were only allowed to see them when the younger one was rushed to Mass. General with stomach pain. They were then transported back to Logan and kicked out of the country.

By - 3/26/17 - 5:45 pm
A380 at Logan Airport

Tamas K-L watched the first scheduled arrival of a British Airways A380 - the largest passenger plane in the world - today (an Emirates A380 landed in January).

Neil, meanwhile, watched a giant LNG tanker serenely steam past the Conley Terminal in South Boston last week: Read more.

By - 3/25/17 - 7:28 pm

John watched a JetBlue worker unload some baggage at Logan this afternoon.

UPDATE: JetBlue tells WCVB the baggage handler did nothing wrong; the belt is made of "soft rubber material with shock absorbers."

By - 3/21/17 - 4:41 pm

The government's quietly announced ban on electronic carry-ons from certain foreign airports on certain airlines could have a harsh impact on three airlines that have ramped up their operations at Logan Airport in recent years, because the ban could cause business travelers, who pay more for the ability to work in flight, to seek other ways to the US. Read more.

By - 2/17/17 - 9:25 am

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz has filed legislation that would give Boston a new member on the Massport Citizen Advisory Committee - and require that he or she live in the South End, the Boston Sun reports. Read more.

By - 2/12/17 - 7:48 pm
Logan Airport snow melter

State Police report elevated carbon-monoxide levels, believed to be from this Logan Airport snow melter, forced the shutdown of Terminal C tonight. After the terminal was aired out, it was re-opened.

By - 2/6/17 - 5:14 pm
Patriots charter plane from Houston

Dan Santry watched the Patriots charter jet from Houston land at Logan this afternoon.

By - 2/3/17 - 6:11 pm

UPDATE: A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary ban on the executive order.

A federal judge this afternoon said the president has the right to bar people from other countries from entering the US and declined to extend a temporary restraining order against his ban on travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Read more.

By - 2/2/17 - 8:05 pm

Although a number of federal judges, including in Boston, have ordered the government to let people with previously issued visas or green cards come to the US, several airlines are still refusing to let them board flights. Open Boston is their effort to put pressure on the airlines to let the people fly here.

UPDATE: Lufthansa will provide passage:

Due to a decision (Temporary Restraint Order) by the District Court in Massachusetts, the above mentioned Order is suspended on flights to BOS for the time being until February 5th, 2017. All passengers with valid travel documents are eligible to board on LH-flights to BOS.

By - 1/29/17 - 10:21 am

The ACLU of Massachusetts reports two judges in US District Court in Boston early today ordered the government to let immigrants and green-card and visa holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries enter the US through Logan Airport. Read more.

By - 1/28/17 - 7:45 pm

Brian Curran is at Terminal E at Logan, with people protesting the ban on people from seven specific countries - along with immigration lawyers and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.