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By adamg - 11/4/23 - 10:05 am
Sunrise over Logan Airport

At Logan, Ben Walsh reports:

Last time I’ll be up early enough for the sunrise until daylight savings starts again.

Not all that far away, Chelsea Scanner took in the sunrise over the water at Winthrop: Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/23 - 3:18 pm

State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office say they are working with Kenyan authorities to find and arrest a man who is now charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found last night in Logan Airport's Central Parking. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/23 - 9:35 am

WFXT reports the FAA is looking into reports of two JetBlue airliners getting tagged by green lasers early Thursday morning.

By adamg - 9/19/23 - 10:11 am

Associated Press reports on American Airlines Flight 1441 from Charlotte to Logan, in which the girl was directed by a crew member to use a first-class lavatory - in which "a largely obscured iPhone had been affixed to the back of the toilet seat."

By adamg - 9/8/23 - 4:05 pm
Zsa Zsa Gabor gets key to the city at Logan Airport

Zsa Zsa Gabor gets "Golden Filene's Key to Boston" on arrival at Logan on Jan. 18, 1954.

The Boston City Archives report the Boston Commonwealth Airport, now known as General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, opened for business 100 years ago today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/23 - 6:03 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office today dropped criminal charges against Jack Jones, who was arrested with two guns in his luggage at Logan Airport in June, in part because Massachusetts law gives people bringing lawfully obtained guns into the state up to 60 days to obtain a license and Jones was within that period. Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/23 - 1:09 pm

WBUR reports Boston Medical Center had been letting new migrant families shelter in its lobbies until they could find more permanent housing, but says it was getting too many people and so had to send some of them to Logan Airport - which says, no, don't do that.

By adamg - 7/9/23 - 11:03 am

People on several flights headed to Boston got a quick trip to other New England states yesterday afternoon when their flights were diverted from Logan - in one case where the wheels were already down and the plane was on its final approach. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/23 - 11:47 am
Kelly's at Logn Airport proclaims itself as being from Boston's Revere Beach

Robert Alvarez was a bit perplexed by this wall at the Kelly's in Terminal B at Logan: "Congratulations to Revere on being annexed by Boston?"

Or maybe they're making a statement, that East Boston is really Boston's Revere Beach? But if so, maybe Sullivan's could start advertising itself as being from Revere's Castle Island?

By adamg - 6/20/23 - 2:12 pm

Jack Jones, 25, was arraigned in East Boston court today on two counts of possession of a concealed weapon in a secure area of an airport, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm and possession of a large-capacity feeding device, the Suffolk Count District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/23 - 7:07 pm
Two handguns

WCVB reports Patriots player Jackie K. Jones, 25, was arrested at Logan Airport for the two loaded and unlicensed guns State Police say he had with him as he walked around Logan Airport yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/16/23 - 9:37 pm

Mike Saccone has the photo and a statement from United on what happened around 7:30 p.m. on the tarmac

By adamg - 5/23/23 - 10:42 pm
Lazy, hazy jet takeoff from Logan

Matt Frank watched a jet depart Logan through nature's homage to the Golden Girls opening credits by way of haze from the continuing wildfires in western Canada.

By adamg - 5/18/23 - 9:35 am

An Alabama woman who worked as a United flight attendant out of Boston has sued the airline, claiming it violated her religious rights by putting her on unpaid leave and then firing her when she refused to comply with company requirements for Covid-19 shots. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/23 - 9:10 pm
Sharp-ended metal straw

Weaponized straw seized at Logan. Photo by TSA.

TSA reports a man was arrested at Logan Airport yesterday after he tried to bring a metal "vampire straw" onboard a plane. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 9:47 pm

A federal judge today ordered Francisco Severo Torres of Fitchburg sent to a federal prison medical center in Devens, or an equivalent facility, for at least 30 days to determine whether he is competent to face trial on charges he tried to open a door on United flight to Boston and then lunged at a flight attendant with a sharp object he fashioned from a metal spoon handle. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/23 - 4:31 pm

Passengers on a United flight from Los Angeles to Boston tackled a Fitchburg man yesterday after he tried to open an emergency door, then tried to stab a flight attendant with a metal spoon he'd fashioned into a weapon shortly before the plane was about to begin its descent towards Logan, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/23 - 2:18 pm

Two United jets clipped wings at the terminal this morning, NBC Boston reports, adding officials learned of the mishap when a passenger on one plane tweeted a photo of the wing action.

By adamg - 1/3/23 - 1:23 pm

One of three men wanted for stealing purses and luggage at Logan and New York airports was arrested last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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