| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
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,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:49 PM
If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami.
At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Three years ago, after Gov. Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail link between Orlando and Tampa, leading Democrats blistered the new Republican chief executive — rightly — for squandering thousands of...
| Aug 12, 2014
Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando.
While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to our...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Southwest Airlines, which has been under fire from animal activists over its marketing partnership with SeaWorld, is parting ways with the company after 26 years.
The companies said in a joint statement Thursday they they both decided not to renew their...