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Emergency Landing

October 17, 2011
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US Airways flight 2144 from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Logan International in Boston with 44 on board reported a possible brake problem and subsequently landed without incident at Logan. The aircraft, an Embraer 190, landed on runway 22left at 10:27 on October 14. The aircraft taxied to Terminal B, gate 4 under its...

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US Airways Flight in Emergency Landing

October 13, 2011
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US Airways flight 1771, an Embraer 190 aircraft, flying from Philadelphia to Boston made an emergency landing due to a possible brake problem. The aircraft carrying 104 passengers and crew landed on runway 4R without incident at 1:45 p.m. on October 12. No injuries were reported. The aircraft taxed to Terminal B. Massport Fire...

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American Plane Makes Emergency Landing

October 13, 2011
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American Airlines flight 876, a Boeing 737 heading from Chicago to Boston made an emergency landing on runway 4R at 10:17 a.m. Wednesday morning. The plane landed without incident. The flight crew had reported a possible flap problem and had called to the airport for emergency assistance before landing. There were 136 passengers on...

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Turbulence Injures Passengers on Two Flights

October 3, 2011
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The crew of Jet Blue flight 852, an Airbus 319, from San Juan to Boston experienced serious turbulence along the way allegedly causing 7 passengers to report they were injured. The Jet Blue flight landed in Boston on runway 4R at 9:57 p.m. Sunday night and taxied to Terminal C at gate 36. Massport...

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Jet Blue Aircraft Shown Taking off from Logan Airport

September 24, 2011
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Jet Blue Aircraft Shown Taking off from Logan Airport

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Logan/Massport August Stats

September 22, 2011
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Download – Aviation Stats Aug 2011

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Logan Makes Defibrillators Available to Those in Need

September 22, 2011
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For those suffer heart attacks or health issues at Logan Airport causing their breathing or heart beat to stop, Massport has issued and made available throughout the airport state of the art defibrillators that includes visual assistance, written and vocal components if and when such emergencies occur. The new life saving equipment (AED’s) gives...

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Carriers Raise Baggage Fees

September 22, 2011
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Continental, American and United Airlines have increased passenger charges on checked baggage by weight up to $400 and more in some cities, according to airline officials. These represent the highest fees imposed for baggage for passengers flying to continents outside of North America. Passengers flying these airlines must consider traveling light or paying the...

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Making It Easier for the Disabled to Fly

September 22, 2011
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Major airlines and smaller ones as well are being asked by the Federal Transportation Department to create websites and airport kiosks more accessible for the disabled. A recently established proposal was put in place following years of complaints by travelers with disabilities who claimed to be experiencing difficulties getting tickets for flights. Airlines and...

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$140 Million for Second Generation Baggage Screening

September 19, 2011
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Logan Airport safety and security officials have announced the replacement of the baggage checking system now in use with second generation equipment designed to improve security. According to Massport officials, the project includes a TSA grant of $68 million, an expenditure by Massport of $22 million for renovating and building new screening rooms and...

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