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DePasquale Gives Lesson in Restaurant Marketing

April 2, 2012
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When Japan Airlines announced some months back it was going to expand its service from Boston to Tokyo and from Tokyo to Logan as soon as it took possession of the new Boeing 787, a few people listened up carefully and began drawing up their own plans. North End restaurateur Frank DePasquale was one...

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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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Jet Blue’s Blue Pass Rage of the Industry

August 2, 2011
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Jet Blue has announced a new flat rate ticket available from August 22 to November 22 that allows passengers to take an unlimited number of flights from Logan International Airport to any JetBlue city for $1999.00. JetBlue flies to 55 cities from Logan – so the sky is the virtual limit for this spectacular...

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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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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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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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