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911 Remembrance Ceremony

September 9, 2011
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An emotional and compelling remembrance ceremony marking the anniversary of the tragic 9/11 terrorist attack which began at Logan Airport was held at the airport on Friday, September 8. On 9/11, American Airlines and United Airlines – whose planes were hijacked out of Logan and which crashed into the North and South Towers of...

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Massport Fire Chief Retires

September 8, 2011
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Massport Fire Chief Jim McGinty has retired. Chief McGinty served 34 years of his life as a firefighter in the United States Air Force and the Massachusetts Fire Rescue Unit at Massport. His colleagues, friends and family are planning a retirement event for him in October.

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Truck Clips Aircraft

September 8, 2011
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A Servis Air Fuel truck came in contact with a Chautauqua Airlines (Continental Express) airliner at Terminal A Gate 9B on September 4 at approximately 8:30 a.m. The truck driver reportedly lost control of the truck causing it to damage the left wing tip and flap. The truck suffered a damaged windshield. No injuries...

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Watch Out For Signs On Taxiway

September 8, 2011
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On September 6 a G2 private aircraft hit a sign at Logan Airport while taxiing on the Lima taxiway at about 9:00 p.m., according to Logan Airport officials. The aircraft’s nose gear was damaged and the sign broken. Five people were on board. No injuries were reported. Alpha and Bran taxiway were closed creating...

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Ten Years After

September 7, 2011
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For those of us living in Massachusetts, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has a special significance because they began here early on the morning of a beautiful day. All of us awakening that day in September ten years ago believed it was just another day. The terrorists began at Logan Airport....

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Cape Air Tire Blow Out

September 7, 2011
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Cape Air Flight number 618 landing September 3 at 11:30a.m., coming in from Martha’s Vineyard, blew a tire on runway 27. There were no reported injuries. Three people were on board the flight. Massport Fire Rescue and State Police responded to the incident, The blown out airplane tire was replaced on the airfield and...

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Air Tran Relocation

September 7, 2011
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Air Tran is expected to relocate from Terminal C to Terminal E during the first week of November, according to company officials. The airline presently services six destinations out of Logan, Akron, Baltimore, Atlanta, Fort Myers, Milwaukee and Orlando. Airport signage, messages and literature will be changed to reflect the move to Terminal E.

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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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A Sea Change in Radar Technology

January 31, 2011
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A Sea Change in Radar Technology

The FAA and Massport have been successful partners in making Logan an airport that the nation’s airline pilots – just last year — singled out as their Airport of the Year because of the many strides we’ve taken to protect the safety of everyone who uses this airfield. The installation of a new, unique...

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What Boston Offers All of Us

January 31, 2011
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Your flight has landed safely at Logan Airport. If you are a first timer, there is that palpable feeling of wonder, and the resounding question inside your head: “What will Boston be like?” Whether you ride into Boston in a cab or take rapid transit or limousine, or a friend has come to pick...

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