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Boston Logan and SATA Announce Calling all Explorers Contest Winner!
Old World Lisbon Awaits Our Newest Winner
BOSTON -- Boston Logan International Airport and SATA Airlines today announced the winner of its Calling All Explorers social media contest. Jamie Bohlin of Yarmouth, MA was randomly selected from a pool of entries to win roundtrip airfare and a 6 night stay at the four-star Hotel Mundial in historic Lisbon, Portugal.
To win the trip visitors to www.bostonloganconnect.com were invited to register for the contest. Chances to win were increased for correctly answering a weekly trivia question or correctly identifying a photo of the week on the Boston Logan Facebook page. Boston Logan actively engages in social media to create a more personal connection with its customers and to create an awareness of events and promotions at the airport
“Congratulations to our winner. Lisbon is a popular leisure destination and we are very excited to join with SATA Airlines and the Hotel Mundial to promote one of Europe’s most historic cities,” said Massport Director of Aviation Edward C. Freni.
“SATA was happy to partner with Boston Logan to develop such a creative marketing program. This contest helped boost the visibility of Portugal and the Azores in New England, and SATA’s excellent service to those destinations, “ said Nuno Puim General Manager of SATA USA.
SATA flies regularly to destinations such as Lisbon, Porto, Funchal, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Paris, Dublin, Amsterdam, Zurich, Copenhagen, Boston and Toronto. From the outset it has run and is still expanding a significant charter operation. The Dominican Republic, Cuba, Tenerife, Las Palmas, Lyon, Exeter, East Midlands, are just some of the destinations visited over the past years.
Boston Logan, 15 minutes from Routes 128/90 and five minutes from downtown Boston, serves as the gateway to the New England region and offers nonstop service to 70 domestic and 31 international destinations and in 2009 handled 25.5 million passengers. Boston Logan is the Air Line Pilot Association’s Airport of the Year for 2008 because of its commitment to safety. Over the past decade, the airport spent $4.5 billion on a modernization program that includes new terminals, parking facilities, roadways and airport concessions, and has been transformed into a world-class 21st Century facility. The airport generates more than $7 billion in economic impact each year. You can find us on facebook at www.facebook.com/bostonlogan and follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/bostonlogan.
The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) operates Boston Logan International Airport, the Port of Boston, Hanscom Field and Worcester Regional Airport. Massport is a financially self-sustaining public authority whose premier transportation facilities generate more than $8 billion annually, and enhance and enable economic growth and vitality in New England.