Logan International Airport is closed until further notice. Massport has activated the Logan Airport Emergency Response Plan.
Massport Director of Public Safety Joseph Lawless just confirmed that two flights that departed from Logan this morning are still not accounted for and are presumed to have been involved with the incident at the World Trade Center. This information has not been confirmed but is based on the latest information that Massport has received from the airlines and agencies investigating the incident.
American Airlines flight 11 departed Logan for Los Angeles at 7:59 AM with 81 passengers and 11 crew. United Airlines flight 175 departed Logan for Los Angeles at 8:14 AM with 56 passengers and 9 crew. Both flights were in Boeing 767 aircraft.
Massport has opened a family assistance center in conjunction with the airlines and the American Red Cross. The Family Assistance Center is located at the Airport Hilton Hotel. The center is not open to the press and State Police will restrict access.
In addition, American Airlines and United Airlines have established emergency family assistance numbers:
American Airlines: 1-800-245-0999
United Airlines: 1-800-932-8555
Massport has opened the Exchange Center on the Boston Fish Pier to help accommodate passengers who are stranded at Logan. Massport is transporting the remaining passengers via shuttle bus to the Exchange Building. Massport will supply food and cots for stranded passengers.
Massport has opened a media center at the Boston Logan Hyatt Hotel. Members of the press should park in Lot B (to the right of the Hyatt entrance).