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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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To All Stakeholders at Logan International Airport

September 9, 2011
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On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people, from all walks of life, died as a result of the worst act of terrorism on American soil.  Millions of us felt a deep helplessness as we watched the towers of the World Trade Center collapse, the destruction and chaos at the Pentagon, and smoke billowing from...

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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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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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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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