Low-fare service started during the economic downturn at Boston Logan Airport — by Virgin America, Sun Country, Southwest and Porter airlines — has boosted traffic in surprising ways, Massport CEO Tom Kinton tells The DAILY. In 2000, seats on low-cost carriers were in the single digits, but now represent 35% of total seats. And JetBlue's flights from Baltimore have turned Boston into a connecting point for flights to the West Coast. It is waiting for the Boeing 787 to heat things up, with ...

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