Logan Airport

By - 8/17/17 - 11:34 am
Dassault jet at Logan Airport in Boston

John Marotta snapped this gleaming Dassault Falcon 900EX at Logan Airport yesterday.

Copyright John Marotta. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 7/11/17 - 11:52 am

Stat reports the feds aren't going to let an Iranian into the country just because he's a scientist with a visa issued by the government in May to do research at Children's Hospital. His wife and three children, were, of course, also locked up and are expected to be booted out of the country soon.

By - 7/7/17 - 8:54 pm

State Police report they have suspended Lutant Clenford's taxi license for an incident Monday in which he drove into other drivers outside a Logan Airport taxi-waiting area. Read more.

By - 7/3/17 - 2:07 pm

Updated, 4:45 p.m.

State Police report ten people were injured, some seriously, when a cab driver drove into them outside the taxi-pool building at Logan Airport around 1:40 p.m. Read more.

By - 6/28/17 - 12:32 pm

Federal officials today charged Bruce Smith, currently a detective assigned to District E-13 in Jamaica Plain, with making false statements to the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security and unlawfully entering a secure airport area with intent to evade security requirements, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 6/28/17 - 9:35 am

The owner of the Connecticut fish shop who packed up a 20-lb. lobster for a customer flying out of Logan is not happy.

By - 6/26/17 - 1:37 pm
Big lobster at Logan

TSA posted this photo of a TSA agent at Terminal C at Logan Airport holding the 20-lb. lobster he found in a cooler that had been checked for travel to an unspecified location. Read more.

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.