Monthly Archives: May 2011

Massport Names David Mackey Interim CEO

May 24, 2011
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Massport Names David Mackey Interim CEO

By Joshua Resnek The Massachusetts Port Authority has named David Mackey, its top lawyer, to lead the agency while it searches for a permanent CEO. Chief Legal Counsel David Mackey, who has been with Massport for longer than a decade, will lead the agency when present CEO Thomas J. Kinton, Jr. leaves on June...

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Travel Log: Categorical Success

May 24, 2011
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Logan International Airport’s air traffic summary for April reveals a 3.9% gain in domestic and international flight operations. Even greater gains, 6.1%, were recorded for domestic and international passengers, according to data released by Massport. Airport flight operations for April totaled 31,142 compared with 28,729 in April, 2010. The year to date figure showed...

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Top-notch Customer Service

May 24, 2011
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Customer Service at Logan Airport is an important part of making the Logan travel experience a pleasant and convenient senario for the thousands of travelers that pass through the airport each day. Logan staff, the airlines and all our tenants make it their business, and a priority, to provide the best customer service possible....

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Point of View: Welcome Attorney David Mackey

May 24, 2011
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Interim Massport CEO Attorney David Mackey is no stranger to the Massport administrative community. In an agency well-known for its litigiousness and close attention to legal details, Mr. Mackey is the bottom line and has been so for almost a decade. Massport is run with great care and with a great deal of reliance...

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Thank You, Mr. Kinton

May 24, 2011
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Mr. Kinton’s tenure at Massport will end on June 1. His 35 – year career with Massport is coming to an end. Logan Airport and Massport are far different places today than they were in 1976 when Mr. Kinton joined the agency. The air travel world has undergone a revolution during that time. Everything...

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Passenger Lanes: Central Park Bowling Alley is a Popular Spot among Tourists, Airport Community

May 24, 2011
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By Cary Shuman Passengers arriving at Boston’s Logan International Airport are only five minutes away from participating in one of the region’s most popular pastimes. Central Park Lanes on Saratoga Street in East Boston is home to candlepin bowling, a sport that is played mostly in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and parts of Canada....

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Flight No.1

May 10, 2011
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Flight No.1

Air Force One taxis on a Logan Airport runway earlier this year.

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Travel Log: Job of all Jobs

May 10, 2011
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Massport seeks to replace its Executive Director Looking for a job? Want to get involved in the fast paced world at Logan Airport? Do you want to run Logan Airport and Massport? Think you’re qualified? If you do, check out the job listing created by Boyden, the global executive search experts who are handling...

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Logan Airfield Safety Project will get Underway on June 1

May 10, 2011
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Airfield improvement projects are routinely completed over the summer construction season at Boston Logan. This construction season and next year’s construction season will be linked. Massport will undertake a major construction project from June to November this year and May to November next year. The project is designed to meet Federal Aviation...

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Soaring Fuel Prices Erasing Profits

May 10, 2011
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-By Joshua Resnek The nation’s airlines are feeling the volatile jump in the price for jet fuel. In fact, the rapidly rising price for jet fuel is wiping out profits at the nation’s biggest airlines, a situation air industry experts claim will spare no one, big or small. With the run-up in the price...

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