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Orlando International Airport

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  • Icelandair returning to Orlando International in September

    Icelandair returning to Orlando International in September
    Icelandair will fly in and out of Orlando International Airport four days a week starting Sept. 2015. The carrier is returning to Orlando International after switching to Orlando Sanford International Airport in 2006. At the time, Sanford and Seminole...
  • Gearing up for the Ebola threat: Front & Center

    Last week, officials delayed a flight from Charlotte, N.C., to Tampa because a passenger complained of Ebola-like symptoms. Officials transferred other travelers to another plane, disinfected the first plane, and tested the passenger. It was a false...
  • Disney's Dapper Dans surprise passengers on Southwest flight from Dallas to Orlando

    Disney's Dapper Dans surprise passengers on Southwest flight from Dallas to Orlando
    Passengers aboard the first nonstop Southwest Airlines flight from Dallas Love Field to Orlando were given the Disney treatment earlier this week.  A video recently added to the Disney Parks YouTube channel shows the surprise of Orlando-bound passengers...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA

    Passengers caught with swords, hammers, baseball bats by TSA
    Deep in the bowels of Orlando International Airport is a small storage room crammed with plastic bins filled with power tools, hammers, samurai swords, meat cleavers and machetes. The seized items, which also include pocketknives, handguns and...
  • Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando

    Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando
    Uber, Lyft and other high-tech "ride-sharing" companies are closer to gaining the legal right to operate in Orlando — but only if they agree to be more expensive than the traditional taxi companies they're competing against. Uber and Lyft have...
  • Southwest offers up $99 one-way fares from Florida airports

    Southwest offers up $99 one-way fares from Florida airports
    Southwest Airlines is offering up cheap one-way fares during a three-day sale on many of its routes. Most flights involving Florida will cost you $99 each way. So from Orlando International Airport, for instance, you could book flights to Baltimore,...
  • Cuban-bound flight lands safely at OIA after declaring emergency

    Cuban-bound flight lands safely at OIA after declaring emergency
    An Air Canada Rouge flight landed safely at Orlando International Airport at 10:40 a.m. today after declaring an emergency due to a possible hydraulic problem, federal officials say. The flight, Air Canada Rouge 1768, departed from Montreal-Pierre...
  • JetBlue launches limited-run fare sale

    JetBlue launches limited-run fare sale
    JetBlue Airways launched a one-day sale Tuesday with fares starting from $54-$264 one way from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The special Web fares must be purchased before 11:59 p.m. Wednesday and are valid for travel Nov. 10-Dec. 18,...
  • Simulators help small-plane pilots learn safety

    Simulators help small-plane pilots learn safety
    OVIEDO — Pilot James Gendreau flies over the landmark SunTrust tower, the downtown lights glimmering in the darkness as he approaches Orlando Executive Airport. As he gets close to the runway, Gendreau pulls the nose of his Cessna up and arcs away...
  • Icelandair gets package from Orlando airport

    Icelandair gets package from Orlando airport
    Icelandair's return to Orlando International Airport after an eight-year absence is being sweetened by an incentive package worth up to $340,000. But the airline says that's not why it's leaving Orlando Sanford International Airport. The...