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Congressional Central Florida Democrats: Time to Replace TRACON at Orlando International Airport

Three Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation--U.S. Reps. Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto--sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) calling on it to invest in a replacement building for the...

Florida Congressional Democrats: Orlando International Airport Getting $233 Million From Infrastructure Bill

This week, U.S. Reps. Val Demings, D-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Darren Soto, D-Fla., announced that under the $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill, Orlando International Airport will receive almost $47 million per year for five...

Val Demings: Orlando International Airport Getting $171 Million in Stimulus Funds

“Orlando International Airport will receive over $171 million as part of a nationwide $8 billion in grants to keep U.S. airport workers employed, construction projects going and help U.S. airports recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic," Deming’s office noted.
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Mike Reininger Becomes CEO of Brightline Holdings

The new holding company will oversee strategy for the company across various geographies and advance plans for expansion into new markets with new systems and a fully integrated mobility offering to bring in more travelers.

Central Florida Representatives on Capitol Hill: FAA Sending $47.5 Million to Orlando Airports

The three members of Congress announced that Orlando International Airport (MCO) is getting more than $41.5 million and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) will get more than $5.5 million from the FAA.
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Brightline to Have Stop at Walt Disney World

Details, including the design of the station. are still to be worked out but this is a large step for the train company as it tries to expand across Florida.
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Stimulus Funds Continue to Go to Airports Across Florida

This week, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced that airports in South Florida will get more than $342 million in federal funds from the stimulus package that the White House and Congress agreed to at the end of last month.
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Miami-Dade Agrees to Connect PortMiami to High-Speed Rail Project

The Miami-Dade County Commission has approved ratification of agreement for Brightline--which will soon be relabeled Virgin Trains--to build a station at PortMiami by the end next year.
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Record High Number of Tourists Visited Florida in First Quarter of 2019

“The record-breaking success of Florida’s visitation is the result of the hard work of our state’s entire tourism industry,” said former state Sen. Dana Young.

More Security Headed to Orlando International Airport

18 new Customs and Border Protection Officers are going to be stationed at OIA over the next six months.
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