| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:28 PM
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,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:19 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:58 AM
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).
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:25 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp. has sealed a deal that will make Orlando Interntional Airport the first U.S. airport to use Lockheed's high-speed flight-demand forecasting software, the company said Monday.
Financial terms of the deal were not available.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Private guards will take over security at Orlando Sanford International Airport early next year — a move U.S. Rep. John Mica and airport Director Larry Dale predict will result in more passenger-friendly service and shorter lines.
But even with...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It has been more than six months since a Norwegian discount air carrier applied to federal authorities for permission to begin operating low-cost flights between European and U.S. cities, including Orlando.
This week Norwegian Air International got...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:04 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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...