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.
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).
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.
Associated Press reports Emirates is going from two flights a day to Boston to one.
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
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.
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.
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.
— not spider man, spider animal (@brianreumere) January 29, 2017
One photographer captured the scene at Logan with people protesting the ban on people from seven specific countries - along with immigration lawyers and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.
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.