Monthly Archives: July 2011

Castles and the Sky

July 19, 2011
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Castles and the Sky

Just a stone’s throw from Logan Airport this past weekend was the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival – drawing more than 300,000 people and providing some pretty nice views for planes descending into the airport from the north. One of the festival’s major sponsors was JetBlue Airlines – which promoted the festival for...

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Travel Log: Looking at the Future

July 19, 2011
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The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, believed to be the most advanced passenger aircraft ever built, was greeted with a water salute after landing in New Delhi following a nine hour flight from Japan recently. The aircraft was flown by a woman, test pilot Heather Ross. She flew the plane across the United States, to Iceland...

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Terminal B Upper Level Roadway Work Ready to Start

July 19, 2011
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This coming August 2011, Logan Airport will undertake a major roadway improvement, pavement and repair project on the upper arrival area of Terminal B. The project will take three weeks to complete and will shutdown the roadway access on both the US Airways and American sides of the departure level. The work will begin...

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Babies can’t Fly First Class on Malaysia Airlines Airbus

July 8, 2011
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Malaysia Airlines is remaining consistent in its belief that babies should not be allowed to disturb its customers in its first class sections. And if you think this is a new policy, forget it. Malaysia Airlines banned babies some time ago from its first class cabins on its Boeing 747-400 jets. The extension of...

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New Police Headquarters Better for Area Neighborhoods

July 8, 2011
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The State Police Troop F assigned to Logan International Airport has a new home on the North Service Road a short distance from Neptune Road in East Boston and across from Logan’s MBTA station. The move has brought the State Police closer to the neighborhood and thus adding another level of security  and support...

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Travel Log: Travel Thoughts

July 8, 2011
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It finally feels like summer – and at airports around the world, travel is in full bloom. My summer vacation will be coming up in August. My family will travel by air – Delta – to France. We will fly from Boston to Charles DeGaulle in Paris and then on to Nice. For those...

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It is all about Common Sense

July 8, 2011
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The search by security officials of a 95 year old woman’s adult diaper at an airport security checkpoint in Florida recently has once again caused a storm of controversy among those who believe that not everyone boarding an airplane needs to be checked. As odd as it may seem to those who are cavalier...

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