Orlando International Airport Articles and News Stories





New Experiences Coming to Orlando Int’l Airport for Disney World’s 50th

There is a lot of excitement surrounding the 50th anniversary celebration of the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disney Parks Blog has just announced that Orlando International Airport (MCO) will join in on the fun as well! Travelers will discover new Disney touches throughout their journey at the airport including a new art installation New Experiences Coming to Orlando Int’l Airport for Disney World’s 50th



COVID-19 Testing Site Coming to Orlando International Airport

It’s just been announced that AdventHealth will soon begin offering COVID-19 rapid tests at Orlando International Airport (MCO). Appointments are available beginning Friday, January 15th, but are not required for testing. Each antigen test will cost $65 and will produce results in 15 minutes. The testing site will be located within the airport’s main terminal. COVID-19 Testing Site Coming to Orlando International Airport



Orlando Int’l Airport to Lay Off Almost 800 Food Service Workers as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

According to a report on Fox 35, the Orlando International Airport (MCO) is getting ready to lay off nearly 800 foodservice crew members, cooks, cashiers, shift supervisors, and more. The 782 employees had been temporarily furloughed back in March but will be permanently laid off on October 15th if they haven’t been recalled by that time. Orlando Int’l Airport to Lay Off Almost 800 Food Service Workers as COVID-19 Pandemic Continues



Disney’s Magical Express Will No Longer Provide Luggage Delivery Service Beginning July 16

Complimentary airport transportation via Disney’s Magical Express service for guests arriving and departing from Orlando International Airport (MCO) is continuing to operate during this period, with some modifications. Beginning July 16, 2020, luggage delivery service will no longer be provided for guests arriving to and departing from Orlando International Airport. Guests who choose to use Disney’s Magical Express Will No Longer Provide Luggage Delivery Service Beginning July 16



Orlando International Airport Reminds Travelers of Face Covering Requirements in Orange County

As theme parks start to reopen and more people prepare to fly to the Central Florida area, the Orlando International Airport (MCO) is reminding travelers that face coverings are required whenever they are in public, including MCO. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings’ executive order, which went into effect last weekend, says that every person who Orlando International Airport Reminds Travelers of Face Covering Requirements in Orange County



The Beginner’s Guide to Disney’s Magical Express

IMPORTANT: Disney’s Magical Express service no longer provides luggage delivery for those arriving to and departing from Orlando International Airport (MCO). Resort airline check-in service has also been discontinued. DISNEY’S MAGICAL EXPRESS WILL NO LONGER BE AVAILABLEWITH ARRIVALS BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2022. One of my favorite perks of staying at a Walt Disney World Resort The Beginner’s Guide to Disney’s Magical Express



TSA Shares New Airport Security Screening Procedures

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is rolling out new screening procedures over the next few weeks to airports across the country and wants travelers to be prepared. TSA Administrator David Pekoske said of the updates: In the interest of TSA frontline workers and traveler health, TSA is committed to making prudent changes to our screening TSA Shares New Airport Security Screening Procedures



Orlando International Airport Shares Travel Updates, Including Airline Face Mask Requirements

The Orlando International Airport (MCO) has shared several updates for travelers recently, including a look at new signage in the airport, changes to TSA’s liquids requirements, and a list of airlines currently requiring face coverings. According to a tweet from MCO today, the following airlines flying to and from the airport currently require face masks Orlando International Airport Shares Travel Updates, Including Airline Face Mask Requirements