Monthly Archives: August 2011

Porter Airlines Adds Sixth Flight

August 30, 2011
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Porter Airlines Adds Sixth Flight

Effective Wednesday, October 12, 2011, Porter Airlines will add a sixth daily non-stop flight to Toronto City, out of Boston Logan International Airport. Porter began Boston to Toronto City service on September 14, 2009 with three round trips using 70 seat DHB-Q400 type aircraft. The airline increased its service to Toronto City in April...

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Passenger Numbers Climb

August 30, 2011
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With a new June passenger record already set and with numbers growing, Logan Airport appears ready to break its 2007 passenger number record of 28.1 million. With two major holidays coming up – Thanksgiving and Christmas – there is the real possibility the old record will be shattered. July, 2011 marked the 25th consecutive...

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US Airways Adds Seasonal Service to Montego Bay, Jamaica

August 30, 2011
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US Airways will add seasonal service Boston to Montego Bay Jamaica starting on December 17, 2011 through April 14, 2012. The airline will provide service to this destination on Saturdays only  out of Terminal B using A319 aircraft. The Montego Bay, Jamaica service becomes the fourth Caribbean destination US Airways provides out of Logan,...

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Terminal B Construction Complete

August 30, 2011
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Roadway construction on Terminal B upper level is complete and traffic routes are back to normal. All the construction signage has been removed and the regular signage is back in place. Terminal B parking garage is not fully back in service.

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Plane Spotting Allowed at Logan

August 30, 2011
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There are thousands of plane spotters in the United States and overseas that like to film aircraft at airports across the country, Logan being one of them. Each year, Logan gets its share of plane spotters and the airport has always attempted to accommodate them, unless a security issue presents itself. Due to security...

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Massport/USO Assist Navy Chief Petty Officers

August 30, 2011
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Once again, Masssport along with the USO have assisted the United States Navy with the arrival of 300 Chief Petty Officers over a two day period. The Chief Petty Officers were in Boston for their special training on the USS Constitution docked at the Charlestown Navy Yard. The servicemen and women were hosted at...

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DeGrace Named Deputy Fire Chief

August 30, 2011
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Joseph DeGrace, a twentyyear veteran of Massport’s Fire Rescue Department has been promoted from Lieutenant to Deputy Fire Chief at Boston Logan International Airport. “DeGrace is a great selection for the Deputy Chief’s position,” Chief Robert Donahue said. “He has all the tools, experience and leadership qualities to get the job done in a...

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Massport Awards First Annual Memorial Scholarships East Boston and South Boston Graduates Receive $5,000 Awards

August 30, 2011
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BOSTON – The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today announced the recipients of the Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship and Thomas J. Butler Memorial Scholarship. The $5,000 Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship honors Donna Rauseo, a long-time employee of Massport at Logan International Airport and lifelong resident of East Boston. The scholarship was awarded to East Boston...

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Logan Street Scenes

August 16, 2011
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Logan Street Scenes

On a rainy monday afternoon, passengers arrive at Logan’s Terminal a hoping that the forecast for heavy rain does not dampen their plans for an on time flight with delays. Below, passengers arrive at Logan’s interna­tional terminal at Terminal e and quickly make their way out of the wet weather and onto shuttle buses...

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Travel Log: Heading East out of Logan

August 16, 2011
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We flew Delta out of Boston on our way to France recently. We take our summer vacations on the French Riviera which remains exotic in every way despite the huge throngs who come here to vacation from all over the world. The Delta operation beginning in Logan and ending in Nice was as smooth...

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