Late last week, representatives from Universal Orlando held a press conference during which they announced what everyone pretty much figured they were going to announce – they’re opening a new theme park in Orlando.
Orlando International Airport (MCO) has had an expanding problem with their TSA checkpoint for years now. Thanks to the ever-increasing number of visitors in the form of theme parks tourists and convention attendees, on top of more and more residents in the Greater Orlando metropolitan area (2.5 million), MCO bypassed Miami in 2017 as the busiest airport in the state of Florida, and has gone from 15th most busiest airport in the United States in 2015 to the 11th busiest in 2018.
Spirit Airlines, which is the United States’ most well-know ultra low-cost carrier, will make some huge international expansions this fall, when they begin flying to and from South America and Central America, and expanding their service to the Caribbean and the Carolinas.
Southwest Airlines, the third-busiest carrier in the U.S., known for their allowing customers to check bags for free and to change flights without charging a fee, announced last month that they plan to expand their flights to Hawaii in 2018!