Dan Santry watched the Patriots charter jet from Houston land at Logan this afternoon.
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.
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.
Dan Santry watched a two-level Emirates A380 land at Logan around 2 p.m. Logan has seen a few landings of the planes - which require special two-level jetways - for tests or in emergencies before, but this is the first one to be scheduled to carry passengers here.
Travel New England watched it come in over the water: Read more.
The Boston Business Journal reports Lyft and Massport have reached an agreement under which Lyft drivers who pass a state background check can be summoned to Logan. Uber is working on a similar agreement.
A disgruntled Aaron Rosenberg shows us a cab line at Logan at 12:45 this morning.
"Glad we banned uber...thanks," he writes. Logan has banned UberX and Uber Pool, unless the drivers register their cars as livery.
A Swampscott man faces two counts each of manslaughter and OUI motor-vehicle homicide for an August crash just outside Logan Airport, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Steven Birenbaum, 27, had bail set at $5,000 today at his arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court. Read more.
WBZ reports Terminal C's gate 34 will be named the David Ortiz gate.
Can you imagine the outrage if a Boston city councilor told his constituents to shut the hell up about jet noise from Logan?
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