Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Cup Comes Home

June 22, 2011
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The Cup Comes Home

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara hoists the Stanley Cup over his head as he emerges from the team plane last Thursday morning at Boston Logan Airport.

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JetBlue Continues its Growth as Logan’s Largest Carrier

June 22, 2011
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Pardon our growth! JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), Boston’s go-to airline for serving today’s travelers’ needs, is at it again with the announcement of two new nonstop destinations – Portland, Ore. and Santiago, D.R. Seasonal service to Portland International Airport which began May 26, 2011 and on Friday, June 17 JetBlue began the only nonstop...

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Travel Log: Dependence on Technology

June 22, 2011
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A computer crash at United Airlines grounding flights recently across the nation and to Europe magnifies the growing dependence of airlines on high tech communications. It highlights as well the relative fragility of tried and true computer systems. It also showed that not very much needs to take place to disrupt air travel throughout...

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Japan Airlines a Welcome Service to Logan Airport

June 22, 2011
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It was an exciting and historic moment for Massport, the State and all of New England when Japan Airlines (JAL) officially announced it will launch non-stop international service between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport starting April 22, 2012. Boston will be the first destination to use the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner,...

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Airport Community Supports 182nd Infantry Battalion

June 22, 2011
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Hundreds of soldiers from the Massachusetts National Guard 182 Infantry Battalion recently arrived at Logan Airport on leave and departed for military duty overseas. Through Massport’s well recognized Military Family Assistance Program, many family members and friends were able to access security, meet the soldiers on the arrivals and to say good bye on...

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Positive Moves in a Negative Economy

June 22, 2011
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-By Joshua Resnek Massport’s business plan for the coming year makes no concessions to the worldwide recession. In fact, total revenues for the fiscal year that begins July 1, will be $567.4 million. That’s a $33.6 million or 6.3 increase over last year’s budget, according to Massport officials who recently released the Fiscal Year...

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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

June 20, 2011
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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

The Evening News with Walter Cronkite evokes a time, the years 1967-1971, and the shift in ideals and experience through the closely observed eyes of Jack Krivitsky. He goes off to college in 1967 straddling two worlds: the upper middle class Jewish world where he’s grown up privileged on Boston’s North Shore, and is...

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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

June 16, 2011
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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Logan Airport Firefighters are Well-trained, Ready to Respond

June 8, 2011
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Logan Airport Firefighters are Well-trained, Ready to Respond

During spring, summer and fall a mysterious plume of black smoke can sometimes be seen stemming from the airfield at Boston Logan Airport. Not to fear! It’s only Massport’s Fire Rescue Unit training at a specially built area on the airfield that contains a metal aircraft fuselage. In an environmentally safe training area, the...

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Travel Log: Cheap Flights to Europe? There aren’t any

June 8, 2011
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I’m a consumer trying to save money like everyone else so when I was cruising the Internet recently and found a site titled Cheap Flights to Europe, I logged on immediately. The promise that caught my eye was a $680 flight to Europe. As I have a wife and two children and will be...

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