It was Korean Air. They operated a triangle route (GMP-BOS-IAD-GMP) for some time until it ended in February 2001.
This is true, especially at E now. I believe we have just a little over 30 international carriers squeezing into 12 gates (10 of those only for heavies). This summer, I’ve seen one too many international carriers being held on the taxiways for a while because there are no gates available. Once the Terminal E expansion (E13-E17) is completed in 2022 – which hasn’t even started yet – there’ll be some relief. Logan is tight as is so some serious reconstruction will have to occur in order to maximize the airport’s space.
Regarding MHT, it’s a maybe but I doubt it. It’s quite far from Boston. Massport is better off investing money in giving ORH (Worcester Rgnl) a facelift. Add 2 more gates, expand parking facilities, and build a connection from the airport to the interstate running nearby (this is one of the main reasons why this airport is not used much – because of its lack of outside connections to other services).
This is why PVD is actually gaining some traction recently. The MBTA commuter rail station is directly connected to the airport which offers direct access to South Station and then further on to Logan Airport via the Silver Line. If MHT does this, I’m sure they’ll get more customers going through the airport.
This is all for another topic though.