Tag Archives: OIA

After Friday’s Bomb Scare, Orlando International Airport Plans to Improve Its Communication Procedures


Passengers flying from Orlando International Airport on Friday night were sent into a panicked frenzy when people began using bullhorns in response to another passenger’s smoking electronic battery. According to Ricardo Perez, a 15-year TSA lead officer, people assumed the smoke was a bomb. One scream led to another and passengers were running in all […]


Battery Explodes Causing Panic at Orlando International Airport; Expect Massive Delays Tonight


Shortly after 5 pm on Friday, November 10th, an overheated lithium ion camera battery exploded in the main terminal of Orlando International Airport and caused widespread panic and an evacuation. Authorities have given the all-clear and assured travelers that there is no danger, and all gates are now open, but long delays are still expected. […]


Orlando International Airport Flights Affected by Irma


Due to potential complications from Hurricane Irma, Orlando International Airport is closely monitoring the storm and taking certain precautions. As of right now, flights today travelling to Key West and Puerto Rico have been cancelled for Southwest, JetBlue, and United Airlines. Orlando International Airport recommends checking directly with your airline for flight status and updates. […]


UberX Now Allowed to Pick Up and Drop Off at Orlando International Airport


Back in November of 2015, we shared that UberBlack, the more upscale version of UberX, had just started being allowed to transport passengers both to and from the Orlando International Airport. With the new law that went into effect today, UberX drivers can now pick travelers up from Orlando International Airport (MCO) giving thousands of […]