Airline Bankruptcies Cause Airport Woes

Law360, New York (February 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Delta Airlines and Boston’s Logan Airport continue to tussle over what to do with Delta’s underused $500 million terminal, a fight that spotlights the effects of airline bankruptcies on the country’s airports.

Logan designed and built the terminal to Delta’s specifications. The terminal counts 22 gates, 18 of which can accommodate big jets and four that are equipped to handle passengers walking out to the planes.

The capacity is more than double what the bankrupt carrier currently uses.

The Massachusetts Port Authority funded the terminal by...
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