Earlier this month, Virgin Atlantic announced they would be resuming international flights with service from London’s Heathrow Airport to Orlando, Florida.
However, the airline has just postponed its UK flights to the US by over a month.
If you’re planning on flying to down to Florida soon, we want to provide you with a list of the MCO’s businesses that are currently open just in case you need to grab a newspaper, souvenir, cup of coffee, or a quick bite!
Since Disney World is reopening on July 11th and other theme parks in Florida are also getting back to business, tourist travel may start to increase at places like Orlando International Airport (MCO).
Between the Re-Open Florida Task Force discussing ways to keep people safe and the possible $25 billion airline rescue package, airports are working towards preparing for more passengers to make their way back into planes.
Though Walt Disney World and Disney parks around the globe remain closed until further notice in light of the current global situation, meetings continue this week for the Re-Open Florida Task Force. The task force — which Governor Ron DeSantis appointed as the state looks to reopen its economy in light of new federal guidelines which were revealed last week — includes Josh D’Amaro, Walt Disney World President, among its Executive Committee members.
The task force is examining several aspects of business in the state divided into various Industry Working Groups discussing everything from education and business administration to agriculture and beyond. And a subcommittee focused on Florida’s tourism industry includes the state’s theme parks, restaurants, hotels, cruise ship ports, and more. [Read more…]
We know this has been a deeply troubling time for many families impacted by the Coronavirus. We’ve heard of several parties forced to cancel or reschedule trips to Disney World along with Disney Cast Members being sent home in an effort to protect guests from COVID-19.
We have received news that we felt needed to be shared with any readers who have been been passing through the Orlando International Airport in the midst of the latest events.
Happy weekend! We’ve been hard at work in the parks scoping out all the latest news for you! First, a few things to remember… .
We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…
The Orlando International Airport has been undergoing a major Disney transformation lately!
While earlier we reported to you the Force is strong with MCO thanks to their new Star Wars decorations — a new Force awakened today!
GOOD NEWS! Your young Padawans won’t be askin’, “Are we there yet?” once you finally land at the Orlando International Airport to begin your epic Disney World vacation!
Okay, maybe they still will, but hey, we think they’re gonna get a kick out of Orlando International Airport’s new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge decorations — and we bet you will too!
If you follow Disney Food Blog, you’ve likely heard about all the recent closures due to Hurricane Dorian.
We previously told you that all four Disney World theme parks would reopen this morning, and now, Orlando International Airport is reopening as well.