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Airline Fined Millions for 2022 Holiday Meltdown

Mickey Southwest Airlines

The United States Department of Transportation announced that it would fine Southwest Airlines $140 million following an investigation that began during the “Rapid Reward” airline’s meltdown in December 2022. Related: Why you should take a Disney Cruise from New York City A perfect storm of holiday madness culminated in thousands of stranded passengers, lost luggage, and a reduced flight schedule. A ...

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Brightline Unveils Orlando Station, Announces Ticket Sales

Brightline Orlando

The Orlando area’s new high-speed passenger train reached another significant milestone on its way to starting operations as the brand-new station at Orlando International Airport (MCO) finally opens to the public, and ticket details are finally released. Covering over 37,000 square feet adjacent to MCO’s new Terminal C, Birhgtline’s station offers travelers a modern and luxurious transfer experience from any ...

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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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Orlando Among Top 10 Worst Places to Live for This Reason

Orlando Allergies

Orlando, Florida, may be one of the most visited towns in America due to its position as the gateway to the Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. But for those with allergies, it is officially one of the worst places to be. It is officially Springtime once again, and that means another round of intense pollen and seasonal ...

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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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Flying to Disney? New Bill Targets Airline Family Seating Fees

Airline Family Fees

New legislation could be coming from the Transportation Department that would make flying a lot easier for families with young kids. For most families across the United States and around the world, a Disneyland or Disney World vacation begins and ends with an airplane ride. Even if they are choosing “cheaper” airlines such as Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines for ...

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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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I Can’t Wait to be a Disney Dad

Disney Dads

At the time I’m writing this, I am a proud single “funcle” to two amazing little boys and a Godfather to the youngest. They joined me for a day of my last Disney trip, and while I am in no actual rush, I realized how excited I am to one day be a Disney Dad. Related: Father Stuns Audience With ...

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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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