Massport Authorizes Omni To Develop Hotel Project in South Boston’s Waterfront District

BOSTON, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted today to authorize the authority to enter into a development agreement and lease with Omni Resorts and Hotels to build a 1,050-plus room hotel on Summer Street in South Boston’s Waterfront District. Six proposals for the hotel project were submitted… Read the full press release

New Logan Airport Concessions Contract Awarded to Marketplace

Boston, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted today to authorize the authority to enter into a new ten year contract with MarketPlace Logan LLC, a company of Boston-based New England Development, for the management of the majority of concessions operations at Boston Logan International Airport. Currently, the… Read the full press release

Massport announces new passenger record with 36 million passengers flying through Logan Airport in 2016

BOSTON, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ —This morning (December 28, 2016), Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) CEO Thomas P. Glynn alongside officials from JetBlue celebrated the 36 millionth passenger to travel through Logan International Airport this year. This is a new record for the airport, and becomes the seventh straight year of passenger growth. Massport staff… Read the full press release

Massport introduces simplified and improved free Wi-Fi service at Logan International Airport

BOSTON, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As Logan International Airport continues to experience record-breaking volume, the Massport Board of Directors voted yesterday to authorize a pilot program with Boingo, which will simplify and improve Logan’s free Wi-Fi program for the millions of passengers which connect each year. Beginning in late October, customers in Terminal… Read the full press release

Massport announces promotions for travelers using Logan Express

BOSTON, 2016-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — If you had to spend your February vacation last year shoveling record breaking snow like we did, then you’re ready for a trip away. Starting today, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) will have reduced prices for travelers using Logan Express. It’s one more way to help make your… Read the full press release

Massport Fire Rescue Chief Robert Donahue honored with ARFF Working Group Outstanding Service Award

CHIEF ROBERT DONAHUE HONORED BY AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING WORKING GROUP BOSTON, 2014-10-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced the selection of Massport Fire Rescue Chief Robert Donahue as a recipient of the Aircraft Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFF Working Group) Outstanding Service Award on September 30, 2014. Chief Donahue was… Read the full press release

Massport approves $20 million partial funding budget for additional parking spaces at Boston Logan International Airport

$20 MILLION TO START WORK ON UP TO 2,050 NEW PARKING SPACES AT LOGAN BOSTON, 2014-5-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority Board today approved a partial project budget of $20 million to fund work on adding up to 2,050 parking spaces at Boston Logan International Airport. Logan parking is limited. And even with… Read the full press release

Boston Logan International Airport expects increased passenger travel in April as schools in New England close for vacation

WITH LOTS OF CHOICES, MASSPORT URGES TRAVELERS TO CONSIDER HOV ALTERNATIVES LIKE LOGAN EXPRESS AND … BOSTON, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Increased passenger travel is expected at Boston Logan International Airport during April as schools in New England close for vacation resulting in demand for airport parking that is expected to exceed the number… Read the full press release

Massachusetts Port Authority report predicts Worcester Regional Airport will generate $369 million of economic activity over the next ten years

Worcester, MA, USA, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — A report released by the Massachusetts Port Authority predicts Worcester Regional Airport will generate $369 million of economic activity over the next ten years.  Massport commissioned Frasca & Associates, L.L.C. to assess the ten year economic impacts anticipated from new airline service by Jetblue Airways and Massport’s current and future… Read the full press release

Massachusetts Port Authority presented Diversity Scholarships to three recent high school graduates

BOSTON, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has presented Diversity Scholarships to three recent high school graduates as part of an annual award ceremony at Boston Logan International Airport. The scholarship program, which started in 2007, is open to all graduating high school seniors in Massachusetts. Applicants must have an interest in pursuing… Read the full press release

Massport increases FY 2014 Total Budget to $592 million, 2.5 percent higher than previous year

Budget is a 2.5 percent increase and is planned around nine major initiatives. BOSTON, 2013-06-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today voted to approve a Business Plan and Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 of $592 million, which is a 2.5 percent increase or $14.4 million higher than the previous year. The budget reflects… Read the full press release

Budget Approved to Enhance High Occupancy Vehicle Use at Boston Logan International Airport

Terminal Curbside Redesign and Next Bus Signs Part of Customer Service and Green Initiatives BOSTON, 2013-05-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority Board today approved a partial project budget of $4 million to enhance high occupancy vehicle (HOV) use at Boston Logan International Airport and improve customer service with dynamic signage announcing next bus arrival… Read the full press release

Massachusetts Port Authority launches 2013 cruise season at Cruiseport Boston

Travelers now enjoy free wireless Internet access BOSTON, 2013-05-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — With Friday’s Bermuda sailing of the Norwegian Dawn, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) launches the 2013 cruise season at Cruiseport Boston’s Black Falcon Terminal in South Boston. New this year, Massport is offering travelers free wireless Internet access at the cruise terminal to meet… Read the full press release