Logan Airport

By - 10/14/17 - 9:36 am

Adam Balsam watched the moon rise over Logan Airport the other night - from Rowes Wharf on the other side of Boston Harbor. He reports: Read more.

By - 9/22/17 - 5:49 pm

Bruce Smith, 53, currently a Boston Police sergeant and detective in Jamaica Plain's District E-13, pleaded guilty today to repeatedly making false statements that let him carry his gun on personal plane trips and get a friend around security screenings at Logan Airport, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/21/17 - 10:08 pm
Narrow flight path from Logan to Forest Hills

Wright points to the narrow flight path from Logan to Forest Hills; the blue shows the paths planes used to take.

Modern technology and a 1990s court decision have created a narrow flight corridor off a Logan runway that can mean hour after hour of planes roaring over Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, from late at night to early in the morning, driving residents nuts. Read more.

By - 9/21/17 - 8:54 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a formal complaint about "unbearable" jet noise of late, notes a new citizen group, Boston South Fair Skies, holds an organizing meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway.

By - 9/10/17 - 2:11 pm

Lufthansa says Massport owes it at least $2.8 million for a 747 engine heavily damaged when it sucked in a good part of a snowbank next to a taxiway at Logan Airport in 2015. Read more.

By - 8/26/17 - 10:05 am

City Council President Michelle Wu, who lives in Roslindale, is kind of pissed this morning: Read more.

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.