Both American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 originated from Boston’s Logan Airport on the morning of 9/11/01, but even if that had not been the case, the anniversary of 9/11 seems like a bad time to stage fire drills. Logan Airport officials understand that … now:

Anybody at the airport who wasn’t aware drills were being conducted might have been stunned:

The general consensus among many tweeters was that it was a bad idea:

https://twitter.com/chzbizman/status/377816333209309184

https://twitter.com/lesliecarbone/status/377917220631752704

A request was made:

And the request was granted, Twitter-style: