Massachusetts Port Authority

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Name: Massachusetts Port Authority
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

American Airlines Flight Diverted to Boston Logan

A flight from Miami to Paris was diverted to Boston's Logan Airport because of an unruly passenger Wednesday night, Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed. Authorities say the plane is safely on the ground... ... [Published NBC Philadelphia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Evergreen Line Makes Maiden Call to Boston

Evergreen Line’s Ital Lunare celebrated its maiden call to the Port of Boston with an official first call and plaque presentation on Wednesday, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced. This is the first time Evergreen Line has called Boston ... [Published Maritime Executive - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

City prepares for ‘unlikely’ Ebola outbreak

While a Boston Ebola case is unlikely, officials say, everyone from medical emergency workers on city streets and in the Port of Boston to nurses and doctors in the hospitals are prepared for that potentiality.The Boston Public Health Commission held ... [Published Dorchester Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola unlikely, but Boston health staffs prepared

BOSTON — While a Greater Boston Ebola case is unlikely, officials say, everyone from medical emergency workers on city streets and in the Port of Boston to nurses and doctors in the hospitals are prepared for that potentiality.The Boston Public Health ... [Published Gloucester Daily Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Smoke on a plane: E-cigarettes ignite controversy (Total Travel)

, 5:53 pmThere is new controversy over the use of electronic cigarettes on airplanes — but this time instead of it being about the health effects of the “vaping” on fellow passengers, it’s about fire safety. After an e-cigarette burned a hole in a passenger’s ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Logan Airport Wants to Crack Down on E-Cigarettes

After a fire that was believed to have been started by an electronic cigarette occurred at Boston’s Logan Airport last weekend, airport officials said they hope federal authorities would consider further restrictions for the devices.WCVB reports that ... [Published boston.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Official: Feds Should Look at E-Cigs on Planes

Federal authorities should consider further restrictions for electronic cigarettes on planes, airport officials said after one of the devices apparently started a small fire that forced passengers to briefly evacuate a plane last weekend. Ed Freni, director ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Official: Feds should look at e-cigs on planes

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities should consider further restrictions for electronic cigarettes on planes, airport officials said after one of the devices apparently started a small fire that forced passengers to briefly evacuate a plane last weekend. ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

E-cigarettes a possible flight hazard

Airport officials are asking the Transportation Department to consider classifying e-cigarettes as hazardous materials after a Massachusetts fire marshal focuses on an e-cigarette as the possible cause of smoldering in a bag that had to be removed from ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Hanjin Brings Opportunity to Boston

The container ship Hanjin Milano made its maiden call at Conley Terminal Friday, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced. This is the first time that Hanjin Shipping (Hanjin) has called the Port of Boston directly, opening a new channel ... [Published Maritime Executive - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 4 reports

Emirates flight hits engine fire and fuel leak on landing

An Emirates Airline Boeing 777-300 carrying 358 passengers and crew landed safely at Boston’s Logan International Airport after one of its two engines caught fire, the Massachusetts Port Authority has confirmed.Reports also spoke of a fuel leak. Any combination ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

All OK after jet engine fire

An Emirates airline Boeing 
777-300 carrying 358 passengers and crew landed safely at Logan International Airport shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday after its No. 1 engine caught fire, Massachusetts Port Authority spokesman Matthew Brelis said.No injuries ... [Published Boston Herald - Aug 11 2014]

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...to the world, and we are eager both to strengthen existing global relationships and to build new ones," said Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. "This new service will allow us to continue to expand on these efforts and more easily connect and collaborate with innovators, inventors and investors in the Asian market. I thank Cathay Pacific and Massport for their leadership and partnership."
"This route is coming at a time when it's really needed. I imagine every flight will be full when the route starts" he said
"The recent tragic outbreak of EbolaEbola virus is a very frightening event" said Dr. David Coleman, chairman of medicine at Boston Medical Center
Steve Lewis, CEO of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based AirPooler, told the Boston Business Journal that the FAA is stifling innovation. "Over the last 20 years, the price of airplane fuel has been soaring and pilots can no longer fly and do what they love. As a result, the whole aviation industry is in crisis. If they're going to crush innovation, they're not tending to that part of their mission" he said. Read more: http://bit.ly/YeAdaJ

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American Airlines Flight Diverted to Boston Logan [Published NBC Philadelphia - Aug 28 2014]
Cathay Pacific Debuts Flights Between Boston an... [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
Cathay Pacific to launch new Hong Kong-Boston r... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 22 2014]
Cathay Pacific Launches Flights between Boston ... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Aug 22 2014]
Logan adding direct flight to Hong Kong [Published Boston Globe - Aug 22 2014]
Evergreen Line’s Ital Lunare makes maiden calli... [Published American Journal of Transportation On-Line - Aug 21 2014]
Evergreen Line Makes Maiden Call to Boston [Published Marine Link - Aug 21 2014]
Evergreen Line Makes Maiden Call to Boston [Published Maritime Executive - Aug 21 2014]
City prepares for ‘unlikely’ Ebola outbreak [Published Dorchester Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Ebola unlikely, but Boston health staffs prepared [Published Gloucester Daily Times - Aug 21 2014]
What if There Was an Ebola Case in Boston? [Published boston.com - Aug 20 2014]
Boston health authorities unveil strategy in th... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 20 2014]
Smoke on a plane: E-cigarettes ignite controver... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 20 2014]
Evergreen Line's Ital Lunare to Make Maiden Cal... [Published Marine Link - Aug 19 2014]
Don't hold your breath for 'Uber for planes' – ... [Published Politico - Aug 18 2014]
Logan Airport Wants to Crack Down on E-Cigarettes [Published boston.com - Aug 16 2014]
Official: Feds Should Look at E-Cigs on Planes [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 15 2014]
Official: Feds should look at e-cigs on planes [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 15 2014]
E-cigarettes a possible flight hazard [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Airport officials call for e-cigarettes to be b... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 14 2014]
Hanjin Brings Opportunity to Boston [Published Maritime Executive - Aug 13 2014]
Emirates flight hits engine fire and fuel leak ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Aug 11 2014]
Engine fire on Emirates jet put out at Boston a... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 11 2014]
Hanjin 2,800-TEUer makes maiden cal... [Published Transport Weekly - Aug 11 2014]
All OK after jet engine fire [Published Boston Herald - Aug 11 2014]
Despite warnings, more guns are showing up at U... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 11 2014]
Engine fire quickly extinguished after Emirates... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 10 2014]
Emirates jet lands at Logan after engine fire [Published Boston Herald - Aug 10 2014]
Wareham gets grant for environmentally friendly... [Published South Coast Today - Aug 08 2014]
Manchester advancing eelgrass project [Published Gloucester Daily Times - Aug 05 2014]
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Fitch Withdraws Ratings on Certain Municipal Bo... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jul 18 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has withdrawn its ratings for the following bonds due to prerefunding activity: -- Massachusetts Port Authority (MA) revenue bonds (non-AMT) series 2005-A (prerefunded maturities only); -- Salt Lake City (UT) sales ...
Fitch Releases Report on Massachusetts Port Aut... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jul 07 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Massachusetts Port Authority. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: ...
Fitch Affirms Massachusetts Port Authority ConR... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jun 25 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed its long-term 'A-' rating of Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport or the authority) approximately $208.3 million special facility revenue bonds series 2011A (tax exempt) and 2011B (federally taxable). ...
Fitch Rates Massachusetts Port Authority Revs a... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jun 18 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA' rating to the Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport or the authority) approximately $94 million revenue bonds, series 2014A & B and approximately $157 million revenue refunding bonds, series ...
Southwest Jet Gets Into a Fender-Bender With Je... [Published TIME.com - Jun 09 2014]
A Southwest airliner backed into a JetBlue plane parked at Boston’s Logan International Airport on Monday. Though both planes were damaged, no passengers were injured in the crash, CBS Boston reports. The wingtip of the Southwest Boeing 737 hit the ...
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Fitch Releases Report on Massachusetts Port Aut... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Jul 07 2014]
Fitch Affirms Massachusetts Port Authority ConR... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Jun 25 2014]
Fitch Rates Massachusetts Port Authority Revs a... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Jun 18 2014]
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