BOSTON – The Massachusetts Port Authority today announced that Southwest Airlines will move their operations at Boston Logan from Terminal E to Terminal A on Wednesday, April 1 st. All departures and arrivals for the airline from then on will be at Terminal A. All airport signage is being updated to reflect the new information.
Established as Air Southwest Co. in 1967, Southwest began service at Boston Logan in August of 2009, offering 10 daily departures to 2 destinations - Baltimore and Chicago-Midway. In 2014, more than 2.5 million passengers flew on Southwest and AirTran, which is now part of Southwest Airlines, in and out of Logan.
Today, the airline flies Boeing 737s and offers 30 daily departures from Boston Logan to 13 destinations, with 36 daily departures in the summer. Destinations include Atlanta; Nashville; Baltimore; Akron; Denver; Houston- Hobby; Indianapolis; Kansas City; Orlando; Chicago-Midway; Milwaukee; Fort Myers and St. Louis.
Boston Logan, a short distance from the intersection of Route 128 and I-90 and five minutes from downtown Boston, serves as the gateway to the New England region and offers nonstop service to 75 domestic and 43 international destinations and in 2014 handled 31.6 million passengers. Boston Logan is served by two public transit lines and 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, public transportation access, parking facilities, roadways and airport concessions, and has been transformed into a world-class 21st Century facility. The airport generates $8 billion in total economic impact each year.