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Orlando International Airport

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Recess, sewer hookups, and speeder: Letters

    Recess, sewer hookups, and speeder: Letters
    The case for recess How sad that some elementary-school principals find no value in recess for young students. For centuries, the notion that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind has been accepted by most educated people. The ancient...
  • Orlando International Airport visionary dies

    Orlando International Airport visionary dies
    Long before Orlando International Airport was lauded as one of the sleekest, most traveler-friendly places in the airline world, it existed almost solely in the mind of John Wyckoff. Along with architect Justus Hellmuth, Wyckoff traveled all over the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Open Orlando's skies to cheaper competition: Editorial

    International visitors are gold in Central Florida's tourism-driven economy. On average travelers from abroad stay longer and spend more than their U.S. counterparts. Their regional economic impact has been measured at $2 billion a year. So it's no...