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5/4/2010 - Orlando International Airport "Flybys"

A quick look at what’s making news at Florida’s #1 airport with the most domestic destinations

DISNEY MAGICAL EXPRESS CELEBERATES 10 MILLIONTH PASSENGER:

Disney’s Magical Express (DME) celebrated its 10 millionth passenger from Orlando International Airport on Monday, May 3rd. The Ogurkis family of Hazleton, Pennsylvania was in the right place at the right time as Mickey Mouse and other Disney cast members greeted the family and provided them with their very own private Magical Express shuttle to Disney World. “Orlando International Airport is pleased to support innovative and seamless means of transportation for the traveling public. Resort transportation as provided by Disney’s Magical Express is a unique option that helps to enhance the overall travel experience for millions of visitors to Central Florida,” says Steve Gardner, Executive Director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Disney’s Magical Express has been in operation at Orlando International Airport since 2005, averaging 2.2 million riders per year. DME transports guests, hassle-free, to their Disney hotels where their luggage awaits their arrival.

The Ogurkis family is welcomed by Mickey Mouse as the 10 millionth guests on Disney’s Magical Express
The Ogurkis family is welcomed by Mickey Mouse as the 10 millionth guests on Disney’s Magical Express

SHARE THE ART AT ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:

For the fifth year, employees at Orlando International Airport (MCO) and their families are able to publicly display their works of art in the National Arts Program “Share the Art” show. This year some 166 pieces are on display in the “ARTport” Gallery located next to the east security checkpoint gates 60-129. The show is free and open to the public daily 8am till 5pm, now until June 8, 2010.

R.L. Alexander of Continental Airlines receives “Best of Show” ribbon from Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Executive Director Steve Gardner
R.L. Alexander of Continental Airlines receives “Best of Show” ribbon
from Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Executive Director Steve Gardner

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For more information contact Carolyn Fennell at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055.

 

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