More Service Means More Record Passenger Totals at Orlando International Airport

More Service Means More Record Passenger Totals at Orlando International Airport

As Orlando International Airport continues to attract new airline service and routes, we have been able to maintain double-digit international passenger growth on a consistent basis,” says Frank Kruppenbacher, Chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “This in turn grows this destination and helps to further stimulate the local economy.

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Aviation Authority Board Reviews South Terminal Concepts

Aviation Authority Board Reviews South Terminal Concepts

Further illustrating a focus on the future was a presentation by renowned airport architect Curtis Fentress. His summary of preliminary designs for the South Terminal Complex featured descriptions and the first visuals of proposed project advancements for the $1.8 billion first phase.

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Belfast International Welcomes Virgin's Expansion To Orlando

Belfast International Welcomes Virgin's Expansion To Orlando

Belfast International Airport business development director Uel Hoey said: “There was enormous excitement around the debut of non-stop flights last year from Belfast with Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays and the weight of demand has exceeded all preliminary expectations.

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Orlando International Breaks Through 40 Million Annual Passengers

Orlando International Breaks Through 40 Million Annual Passengers

“The passenger growth reported for April is an indicator of predicted strong Summer traffic,” says Phil Brown, Executive Director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “We’re expecting an increase of almost 8 percent in airline seat capacity into the market when compared to last year.”

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Record First Quarter Traffic At Orlando International Airport

Record First Quarter Traffic At Orlando International Airport

A significant contributor to the busy first quarter was a record breaking Spring Break and Easter holiday travel season, which combined to give Orlando International its busiest days in airport history. During this period, at peak, approximately 160 thousand travelers per day moved through MCO.

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Passenger Traffic Continues To Soar At Orlando International Airport

Passenger Traffic Continues To Soar At Orlando International Airport

During February, 24 of our 32 scheduled airlines posted an increase in seat capacity adding more than 470,000 seats. That is up 13.7 percent over last year. Leading the way was Frontier Airlines which added 145,000 seats to the market.

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Orlando Airport Sees Record Traffic In January

Orlando Airport Sees Record Traffic In January

Domestic traffic in January was up 11.37 percent from the year-ago period, with 2,988,594 total passengers. International traffic increased 20.28 percent to 494,259 passengers. Overall traffic was up 12.55 percent for the month with a total 3,482,853 passengers coming in and out of the airport.

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Orlando Airport Expansion Could Be Covered By Extending Current Passenger Fee

Orlando Airport Expansion Could Be Covered By Extending Current Passenger Fee

The new terminal would cost about $1.8 billion and include up to 120 new gates, bringing the airport's capacity as high as 80 million passengers annually. Parts of the terminal could open as soon as 2019, with the entire expansion expected to take about 25 years.

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Full Steam Ahead With All Aboard Florida in Orlando

Full Steam Ahead With All Aboard Florida in Orlando

All Aboard Florida this week got the official thumbs-up from the city of Orlando on several agreements, laying the groundwork for the passenger rail system's final destination. When complete, All Aboard's Brightline train will travel 235 miles from downtown Miami through Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, ending at the Orlando airport.

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5 Million Annual International Passengers At Orlando International For The First Time In History

5 Million Annual International Passengers At Orlando International For The First Time In History

Building upon the record travel year at Orlando International Airport (MCO), November saw double-digit growth in passenger numbers across the board, taking International visitors to 5,010,448 for the past 12 months, the first time in the airport's history.

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