Logan Airport

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.

By - 2/17/17 - 9:25 am

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz has filed legislation that would give Boston a new member on the Massport Citizen Advisory Committee - and require that he or she live in the South End, the Boston Sun reports. Read more.

By - 2/12/17 - 7:48 pm
Logan Airport snow melter

State Police report elevated carbon-monoxide levels, believed to be from this Logan Airport snow melter, forced the shutdown of Terminal C tonight. After the terminal was aired out, it was re-opened.

By - 2/6/17 - 5:14 pm
Patriots charter plane from Houston

Dan Santry watched the Patriots charter jet from Houston land at Logan this afternoon.

By - 2/3/17 - 6:11 pm

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.

By - 2/2/17 - 8:05 pm

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.

By - 1/29/17 - 10:21 am

The ACLU of Massachusetts reports two judges in US District Court in Boston early today ordered the government to let immigrants and green-card and visa holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries enter the US through Logan Airport. Read more.

By - 1/28/17 - 7:45 pm

Brian Curran is at Terminal E at Logan, with people protesting the ban on people from seven specific countries - along with immigration lawyers and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

By - 1/26/17 - 3:08 pm
Emirates Airbus A380 arrives at Logan Airport

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.

By - 1/22/17 - 10:22 am

State Police report arresting Dennis Harrison, 25, of East Boston, on charges he pulled a fire alarm at the Airport Hilton around 3 a.m. - waking guests who included the players and staff of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Read more.

By - 1/19/17 - 6:09 pm

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.

By - 1/13/17 - 9:07 am

The Globe reports that Boston Common fans worried about shadows from the proposed skyscraper have been joined by Massport, which is concerned the 775-foot tower could cause issues with Logan flights.

By - 1/2/17 - 10:34 am
Long Logan cab line

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.

By - 11/28/16 - 6:15 pm

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.