Logan Airport

By - 9/11/13 - 2:16 pm

Massport is apologizing for scheduling routine fire training at Logan today, because not everybody would realize that was only an old fuselage on fire rather than something more sinister on this anniversary date.

Massport apologizes for conducting the fire training exercise and understands that it may have offended many of those touched by the events of Sept. 11. Safety and security is our top

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By - 9/5/13 - 2:20 pm

An airman upset at finding the USO at Logan's Terminal closed on Tuesday angrily harangued an airport worker about the situation and, after sputtering about the Marathon, allegedly said he had a pressure cooker in his backpack and asked what he was supposed to do with it, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and State Police.

Neither the worker nor State Police were... Read more

By - 8/3/13 - 12:47 pm

Two Delta flight attendants based at Logan Airport charge the airline would only pay them for time they spent in the air and say they're owed back wages for all the time they worked before and after flights.

Nancy DeSaint of Cranston, RI and Barbara Keenan of Salem filed a class-action lawsuit last month in Suffolk Superior Court. Delta moved this week to have the... Read more

By - 7/23/13 - 10:13 pm

Looks like Turkish Airlines is getting ready for direct service between Logan and Istanbul - five flights a week, starting next May (report's in French, but easy enough to get the gist).

H/t Muerl.

By - 7/12/13 - 12:20 pm

Practice fire at LoganSee it larger.

Because given what happened here in April and given what happened in San Francisco a few days ago, people are going to get jumpy and alert reporters who are going to place immediate calls to Massport PR people... Read more

By - 6/17/13 - 6:00 pm

Castle Island before the storm

Lindsay Birch snapped the scene in South Boston around 5:45, adds:

Looks like I got my run in just in time at Castle Island.

Chris Weigel watched lightning hit the ground at Logan Airport:

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By - 5/24/13 - 10:18 am

Smoke at Logan

Around 9:30 a.m., several people reported a column of smoke rising from Logan Airport, including Screwed Up Rainbow, who posted this photo - along with a note that planes were continuing to take off.

AlertNewEngland, who knows about these things, and... Read more

By - 5/15/13 - 3:56 pm

Five Logan Airport "cab starters" arrested in February were indicted yesterday by a Suffolk County grand jury for allegedly taking bribes from cabbies to move them up in the queue at the airport.

Each of the five were indicted on at least five counts of soliciting or accepting a bribe as a public employee and at least two counts of soliciting or accepting an... Read more

By - 4/11/13 - 7:25 am

Long line at Logan

Owen Williams was among the hundreds of people in a world-class line for non-existent cabs at one Logan terminal around 1 a.m. today.

"Nice welcome for marathoners," adds Catboston, also in the line.... Read more

By - 4/10/13 - 7:38 pm

Massport CEO Tom Glynn summed it all up today:

Today we welcome a world class airline to a world class city.

By - 4/4/13 - 4:58 pm

A Utah professor today acknowledged he viewed sexually explicit image of little girls as he flew to Boston for a professional conference in 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

In East Boston District Court, Judge Roberto Ronquillo, Jr. gave Grant Smith a 2 1/2-year suspended sentence for possession of child pornography and five years' probation, which he will serve in his native Utah,... Read more

By - 2/14/13 - 1:31 pm

CommonWealth reports not only is volume up on the Silver Line into the city - for which Massport says it will eventually pay so riders don't have to - but it's up on the Silver Line to the airport, for which people still have to pay.

By - 2/12/13 - 4:39 pm

Five Massport workers were arrested today on charges they took bribes from cab drivers seeking to evade the airport's normal queue for passengers, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, State Police and Massport announced.

Officials say the five "cab starters" let cabbies who slipped them $20 to $40 jump ahead of other drivers - although they add some of the five accepted scratch tickets, cigarettes... Read more

By - 1/31/13 - 5:15 pm

Kevin Davis reports he was on Delta flight 2101 around 4:30 p.m., getting ready to taxi to the runway en route to Atlanta, when the plane stopped:

Sitting in a plane on the tarmac at BOS surrounded by fire trucks. I don't think this one is taking off anytime soon. ...

Turns out plane was on fire. Fire is out, deplaning now onto runway

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By - 1/8/13 - 2:07 pm

Yesterday, it was a fire, today it was leaking fuel, this time on a plane getting ready to taxi to a runway for takeoff, WBZ tweets. Both are 787 Dreamliners.

By - 12/24/12 - 3:32 pm

A Puerto Rican man was arrested at Logan Airport Friday after State Police found more than eight pounds of cocaine in the wheelchair on which he rolled into the terminal, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Emannuelli Rojas-Moraza, 33, of Carolina, PR, was detained at Terminal E by state troopers at the request of Homeland Security and US Customs agents. According to prosecutors:

Customs

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By - 12/11/12 - 8:03 am

David notices Boston transportation services tend to be built in fives and then the powers that be eliminate one of them: There used to be five Green Line branches, five Silver Line routes and five terminals at Logan.

What's going on here? Do the planners have spooky Mickey Mouse hands? Does Boston overbuild then scale back? Shrinkage?

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By - 10/30/12 - 8:03 am

Jen braved the storm to video planes landing at Logan during the storm yesterday. Around 11 a.m., she captured a Virgin 747 coming in. The Patriots took a Virgin charter back from London. Could that have been them?

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