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Storm has Passed – Disney World, Universal, MCO Begin Reopening

Disney World Reopening

Latest Update: 9/30/22 8:57 pm EDT – Disney World Theme Parks Return to Normal Operation Saturday Published: 9/30/22 8:46 am EDT Previous Update: 9/30/22 12:34 pm EDT – Post-Storm Update: Crowds Return to Parks, Disney World Weekend Weather Forecast   Hurricane Ian is officially clear of Central Florida. All hurricane and tropical storm warnings and watches have been lifted for ...

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Orlando International Airport Announces Reopening Friday

Disney World Airport

After a day of extended closure and uncertainty in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Orlando International Airport (MCO) has announced that it will resume passenger service tomorrow afternoon. “In coordination with our airline partners, and after completing an initial assessment, we are anticipating a commercial schedule that transitions to normal airport operations within the next 24 hours” said Kevin ...

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MCO Extends Closure Indefinitely, ‘Pending on Damage Assessment’

MCO orlando international airport closed

Latest Update: 9/29/22 11:12 pm EDT – Orlando International Airport Announces Reopening Friday Published: 9/29/22 5:26 pm EDT It has been a week of intense news for Florida residents, southeast American residents, and Walt Disney World Resort Guests. Hurricane Ian has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, but weather-related damage is still being done (even though Disney ...

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Orlando International Airport Confirms Extended Closure

Disney World Airport

Latest Update: 9/29/22 11:12 pm EDT – Orlando International Airport Announces Reopening Friday Published: 9/29/22 10:27 am EDT Orlando International Airport has confirmed that it will remain closed today after Hurricane Ian dispensed massive amounts of rain and record flooding to Central Florida. According to the latest report, which was shared by reporter Scott Gustin, states, in part, “There are ...

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MCO Shuts Down, Allowing Only Emergency Flights

MCO closed

Latest Update: 9/29/22 11:12 pm EDT – Orlando International Airport Announces Reopening Friday Published: 9/27/22 12:52 pm EDT Hurricane Ian has been the main focus for many Florida residents and Walt Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando Resort Guests in the past few days as the tropical storm (which is, for now, still a Category 3 storm with 115 mph ...

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Disney Fans Just Got New Flights to Orlando

Avelo Airlines MCO

Orlando International Airport (MCO) has just added a new airline with several new routes that will help even more Disney Fanatics make their Walt Disney World Resort vacations come to reality. On Thursday, June 30, it was announced that Avelo Airlines would make MCO its newest base of operations and provide affordable air travel to and from 15 destinations. MCO ...

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Brightline Confirms Cancellation of Disney Springs Station

Train to Disney World

Florida’s private high-speed passenger rail line, Brightline, has confirmed that it will no longer build a station on Disney World property as it expands from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Tampa. After a Disney spokesperson made the announcement that a Disney Springs station was no longer in the plans via Orlando Business Journal, Brightline’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Ben ...

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Woman Gives Birth on Flight to Orlando

Baby born on flight

A Frontier Airlines flight took off from Denver, Colorado, for Orlando, Florida, but made an unexpected stop in Pensacola with one extra passenger on board. On Tuesday, May 17, a Frontier flight attendant had the surprising task of helping deliver a baby mid-flight. According to a Facebook post put out by Frontier Airlines, “The baby couldn’t wait, so the early ...

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