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Orlando International Airport

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orlando airport first to use Lockheed forecasting software

    Orlando airport first to use Lockheed forecasting software
    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. The...
  • Sanford International Airport to replace TSA with private security

    Sanford International Airport to replace TSA with private security
    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...
  • Delay for international air service hurts Orlando: Editorial

    Delay for international air service hurts Orlando: Editorial
    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...
  • 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...