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Orlando International Airport

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  • Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida

    Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida
    With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • OPD: Shirtless, greasy, barefoot man tried to stow away on JetBlue plane

    OPD: Shirtless, greasy, barefoot man tried to stow away on JetBlue plane
    Buying a pricey plane ticket and standing in the slow-moving airport security line may not be the most glamorous travel accommodations. But ex-convict Demetrice Hall learned that there are worse ways to try to get to New York City. Hall, 32, of Orlando,...
  • 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...
  • Orlando billboards target Uber, Lyft over safety

    Orlando billboards target Uber, Lyft over safety
    A group of limousine drivers in Orlando has launched a billboard ad attack on ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft. Two different styles of billboard were launched in about 20 locations by Greater Orlando Limousine Association (GOLA).   The billboards...
  • Motorist dead after driving into pond at OIA

     Motorist dead after driving into pond at OIA
    A motorist died Monday morning after driving into a pond at Orlando International Airport, according to Orlando police. Airport firefighters and divers from the Orlando Fire Department found the driver in the retention pond at 8401 Casa Verde Road near...
  • Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola

    Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola
    Orlando International Airport paramedics examined a sick passenger on an incoming Southwest Airlines flight from Houston earlier this afternoon, but he was not suffering from Ebola. The passenger, who was not named, had visited Kenya in August,...
  • Flight lands safely at OIA after smoke smell reported

    Flight lands safely at OIA after smoke smell reported
    A Delta Airlines flight landed safely at Orlando International Airport on Friday afternoon after crew reported a smoky smell in the plane's cockpit, an airport official confirmed. The Boeing 757, carrying 231 people, was bound for Orlando from Atlanta,...
  • 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...