Monthly Archives: March 2011

Leaving Boston Behind

March 1, 2011
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Leaving Boston Behind

With historic downtown Boston in the backdrop, a Continental jet departs from Logan Iinternational Airport.

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Massport CEO Leaving in June

March 1, 2011
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Massport CEO Leaving in June

Staff Report Massport Chief Executive Officer Thomas Kinton will be leaving Massport in June following a 35-year career. Kinton, who has guided the airport in the post 9/11 era, has presided over a dramatic and ongoing period of growth at Logan Airport, perhaps the airport’s greatest growth spurt in its long history. His contract ends...

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Airfield Safety is a Top Priority at Logan Airport

March 1, 2011
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Airfield Safety is a Top Priority at Logan Airport

The safety of the airfield is a top priority at Boston Logan International Airport, which was rated 2008’s Airport of the Year for safety by the 55,000-member Air Line Pilots Association, International. Massport is responsible for maintaining a safe and efficient airfield, which includes, proper signage, lighting, markings, maintenance and ice and snow removal...

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No Snow Slowdown

March 1, 2011
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Logan Airport passenger numbers increased 3.7 percent in January despite numerous weather issues and extraordinary snowfall throughout the month, according to Massport officials who released Logan’s monthly airport traffic summary figures last week. The increase, according to officials here, represented the 19th consecutive month that overall passenger numbers continued moving upward. “Considering the number...

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Quick-thinking LTSO Helps a Child in Danger

March 1, 2011
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By STSO Richard Swanson Newly minted LTSO Patricia Abruzzio’s quick-thinking response to a child in danger demonstrated not only the longtime TSA officer’s clear-headed reflexes, but, to her, the realization that we are perceived not as individuals but as representatives of this agency, every minute we wear our uniform. And while the rest of...

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