Sneak peek: Orlando International Airport shows off $2.8 billion Terminal C
Whatever you choose to bring through security and onto the plane now goes into a bin at the new Terminal C security checkpoint. Everything. So there's less chance that laces or straps will get wrapped in the x-ray machine rollers.
Want to rent a Lamborghini at Orlando International Airport? Better reserve one fast
ORLANDO, Fla. – The white Lamborghini Huracan roared one more time in a parking lot at the Orlando International Airport before “Fast Rob” rolled it onto a flat-bed truck and drove it back to Miami. A customer flying in from New York ordered it to be delivered at the airport for when he landed. MPH Club is based in Miami but Rob said the Orlando office is growing quickly and demand over the next few weeks is high. Of those who want to travel, Orlando remains one of their top destinations.”Cronk said spring break travel could restore hotel occupancy in Central Florida to December levels. “Compared to last year (spring break) we were looking at 10-12% occupancy in early April,” Cronk said.
AdventHealth opens first community vaccination site near Orlando International Airport
ORLANDO, Fla. – More than 1,500 people 65 or older or health care workers with affiliations to AdventHealth pulled into an empty economy parking lot at the Orlando International Airport Tuesday to get their first dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine through AdventHealth. It’s the first community vaccination site provided by the health care system. “We set this up to be able to give as many shots as our community needs as we are able to get them,” said Dr. Scott Brady, CEO of AdventHealth Centra Care. Last week, AdventHealth sent an email to patients and employees saying they were going to open up 7,000 appointments. AdventHealth saying they have no extras left.
TSA officers intercept 2 guns at Orlando airport, 12 state-wide in 9 day period
ORLANDO, Fla. It was a busy week across Florida for TSA officers who said they intercepted 12 guns state-wide in the last nine days. According to a news release, one gun was intercepted each day at the Orlando International Airport on both Wednesday and Thursday. Ten other guns were intercepted from passengers going through security checkpoints in Miami, Jacksonville, Ft. Lauderdale, Tamps, Panama City and Ft. Walton Beach. TSA officials said nine men and three women between the ages of 22 and 45, face a civil penalty from the agency that may exceed $13,000, regardless of whether they were arrested by local police. The diligence of our officers during these trying times exemplifies their dedication to their mission to keep travelers safe every day of the year.