Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Sea Change in Radar Technology

January 31, 2011
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A Sea Change in Radar Technology

The FAA and Massport have been successful partners in making Logan an airport that the nation’s airline pilots – just last year — singled out as their Airport of the Year because of the many strides we’ve taken to protect the safety of everyone who uses this airfield. The installation of a new, unique...

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What Boston Offers All of Us

January 31, 2011
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Your flight has landed safely at Logan Airport. If you are a first timer, there is that palpable feeling of wonder, and the resounding question inside your head: “What will Boston be like?” Whether you ride into Boston in a cab or take rapid transit or limousine, or a friend has come to pick...

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Visitation up More Than 11% in 2010; Trends Pointing to a Strong 2011

January 31, 2011
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International visitation to the United States – and to Boston – was up dramatically from 2009, according to statistics compiled by the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries. Although the OTTI is now compiling final statistics for November and December, the organization reported that for the first ten months of 2010, 50.4 million international...

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Logan Cell Phone Lot Moved to a More Convenient Location

January 31, 2011
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Boston Logan’s popular Cell Phone Waiting Areas has been relocated to a more convenient spot at the intersection of Hotel Drive and Service Road near the Airport Gulf Gas Station. The new location has 60 spaces and is now much closer to the airport’s four terminals. The lot is landscaped with trees and shrubs...

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Logan Presents 23 Customer Service Awards

January 31, 2011
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Massport presented 23 Logan Stars Awards in 2010. Created in 2008, the award honors non-Massport employees and aviation business partners at Logan Airport whose actions epitomize the highest level of customer service at an airport that handles over 25 million passengers a year. During 2010, twenty-three airport employees were recognized for outstanding service...

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Logan Pet Medical Safety Program Is Working Well

January 31, 2011
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“Passengers with Paws” the first of its kind Pet Safety Medical Response and Assistance Program in the country has been in place at Logan Airport for about a year. The program which is working well, it was initiated based on a comprehensive needs assessment review which indicated that 1,500 to 2,000 pets travel through...

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Transportation services at Logan a priority

January 31, 2011
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Since the completion and opening of all the access ramps on the Central Artery Project, getting to and from Logan Airport has become much easier and faster for motorist. In addition, there is plenty of parking including an Economy Garage at the airport. However, besides driving to Logan, there are many other modes of...

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K-9 units patrol Logan Airport

January 31, 2011
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An important and extremely active part of the security mix at Boston Logan Airport is man’s best friend. Highly trained Massachusetts State Police Officers and their canine partners are out and about checking the airport from one end to the other. While K-9 Units are usually spotted in the public areas of Logan...

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Military Family Assistance Program soaring at Logan

January 31, 2011
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One of the best programs initiated besides the USO, put in place at Boston Logan Airport is the Military Family Assistance Program that provides parking and security access to gate areas for family and friends to meet and greet their loved ones returning from active duty or to see them off. Once Massport is...

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JetBlue Serves 40 Destinations

January 31, 2011
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JetBlue Airlines has become the number one carrier at Logan Airport with 100 daily departures to 40 destinations. Jet Blue operates out of Terminal C.

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