Tag Archives: Orlando International Airport

Disney Guests Call for a Sixth Addition to Disney’s Updates Coming in 2024

Magical Express

Disney enthusiasts rejoiced on Monday when Disney dropped a game-changing, five-prong plan to make the Disney Guest experience more magical. The Disney Dining Plan’s return and theme Park reservation removal of date-based tickets (for trips planned on January 9, 2024, and beyond) sent shockwaves through Disney fandom. Disney didn’t stop there—introducing “good-to-go” days for Annual Passholders, a simplified Genie+ experience, ...

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Severe Weather Delays Orlando Flights

Disney World Flight delays

It is not even hurricane season yet, and the State of Florida is already experiencing weather severe enough to delay flights in and out. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, Orlando International Airport is averaging 90-minute delays on departing flights as the Central Florida area braces for high winds, hail, and tornado warnings. Here's a closer look at that strong ...

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High-Speed Train Moves Into New Orlando Basecamp

Brightline Orlando

Brightline is officially setting up shop in the Greater Orlando Area. The Miami-based high-speed passenger rail line is mere weeks away from finally launching the long-anticipated connection from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Brickell, Ft. Lauderdale, and the rest of Florida’s Southeast Corridor, and on Monday, March 27, they gave fans and would-be passengers a look at their new base ...

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Weather Wrestles MCO into “Ground Stop,” 100+ Flights Delayed

Orlando Airport Weather

Flights in and out of Orlando International airport have been affected by intense storms striking through Central Florida. According to WESH2 Meteorologist Eric Burris, “A ‘Ground Stop’ has been issued for MCO due to storms in the area… This will of course impact inbound and then outbound flights.” A 'Ground Stop' has been issued for @MCO due to storms in ...

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MCO: Spring Breakers LEAVING Florida in Droves

Orlando Airport Spring Break

The latest report from Orlando International Airport (MCO) shows that families are leaving in droves at the same time a record flood of travelers descends upon Central Florida. According to WESH2, the closest and largest airport to the Walt Disney World Resort, the Universal Orlando Resort, and the rest of the Greater Orlando Area has completely out of parking spaces. ...

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Orlando’s New Passenger Train Sets Multistate Speed Record

Brightline Testing

Florida’s private passenger rail service, Brightline, has just become the fastest passenger train to ever operate in the Southeastern United States. Opening a rail connection between Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami in the second quarter of 2023, Brightline trains are expected to hit speeds of 125 miles per hour on a ...

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Orlando Airport Prepares to Receive Flood of Spring Breakers

Orlando Spring Break

INCOMING! The only time of year Floridians dreads more than snowbird and lovebug season is about to descend upon the Sunshine State once again. I am, of course, talking about Spring Break. Whether they come as packs of college students or families fitting in a mini vacation, the time between Late March and Mid-April remains a constant battle for survival ...

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Fire Breaks Out on Flight to Orlando

Spirit Airlines Fire

A Spirit Airlines flight was diverted from Orlando International Airport (MCO) after a fire broke out onboard. Flight 259 was on its way to Orlando from Dallas when a battery from a passenger’s item reportedly caught fire in the overhead cargo bin. The plane was diverted to Jacksonville where it landed safely. The fire was handled with the heroic help ...

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New Train to Orlando to Set State Speed Record

Brightline Florida

When the private passenger rail line Brightline finally begins service in and out of Orlando International Airport (MCO), it is expected to be the fastest train service the State of Florida has ever seen. Related: Brightline Sets Start Date for Orlando Service While it is expected to provide connecting transportation to Theme Park Guests from MCO to two stations at ...

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Brightline Sets Start Date for Orlando Service

Brightline Orlando

All aboard! High-speed passenger rail service will finally commence in and out of Orlando International Airport this year. Brightline, Florida’s private passenger rail service announced that it will be ready to connect travelers and tourists to Orlando and South Florida by late Spring or Early Summer. According to Tampa Bay Business Journal,  “Train service from South Florida to Orlando is ...

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