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Orlando Airport Seeks Family Facial Recognition Tech To Speed Up Efficiency

Orlando Airport Seeks Family Facial Recognition Tech To Speed Up Efficiency

Being able to move guests at a much faster rate would make vacations smoother and help improve the Orlando experience. “We’ve been working with U.S. Customs & Border Protection on a facial recognition system for international arrivals,” Brown said during Orlando Business Journal’s Feb. 8 Making the Connection: Smart Cities, Smarter Transportation luncheon at the airport. “The next step is to install a camera that actually can take a family at one time and process them in the system.”

Orlando International Airport Remains Busiest Airport in Florida for 2018

Orlando International Airport Remains Busiest Airport in Florida for 2018

The passenger numbers for 2018 have been counted and once again Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the busiest airport in the state of Florida with a record 47.7 million annual passengers, up 6.9 percent over 2017. MCO surpassed 150 non-stop domestic and international destinations in 2018, which contributed greatly to the airport’s increased airline activity, seat availability and passenger traffic numbers.

Orlando International Shatters the 47 Million Annual Passenger Mark

Orlando International Shatters the 47 Million Annual Passenger Mark

“This is a significant milestone in Orlando International Airport’s history because it shows the sustained strength of the Central Florida economy,” says Phil Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “With over 47 million annual passengers and growing, we must continue to plan and build for future growth, following the vision that was established more than three decades ago.”

Florida: Gateway to America, Pathway to Global Trade

Florida: Gateway to America, Pathway to Global Trade

Florida's geographic location makes it one of the primary logistics sites for any business seeking to access either the East Coast or Gulf Coast of the United States. Florida is the only state with seaport access in both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. In addition, Florida's location allows for cost-efficient access to the Caribbean and South America.

Does It Seem Like There's More People In Orlando These Days?

Does It Seem Like There's More People In Orlando These Days?

“We are on track to have a record breaking summer at Orlando International Airport. Our passenger growth is reflective of the value placed on this community by our travelers,” says Phil Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “At our current pace we should surpass 47 million annual passengers by the end of summer.”

Orlando International Airport Busiest in Florida with Record Passenger Traffic in 2017

Orlando International Airport Busiest in Florida with Record Passenger Traffic in 2017

“Orlando International is busier than we have ever been before, we are also now the busiest airport in the state of Florida. With our balanced increase in both domestic and international visitors, 2017 proved to be yet another record breaking year, reflecting the dynamic business activity of the region,” says Frank Kruppenbacher, Chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.

AV Homes Finalizing TOD Project Next To Poinciana SunRail Station

AV Homes Finalizing TOD Project Next To Poinciana SunRail Station

The new product line is being designed and priced to appeal to millennials who want to utilize SunRail to access jobs and entertainment. But they're also including features that could appeal to baby boomers, such as first-floor master suites. AV Homes expects to break ground in February and begin vertical construction in early August.

Florida Businesses Created Nearly 14,000 Private-Sector Jobs in November

Florida Businesses Created Nearly 14,000 Private-Sector Jobs in November

Florida’s unemployment rate is at a 10-year low and that nearly 14,000 jobs were created for families across the state last month. As we near the end of the year, it is important to reflect on how far our state has come and how we must continue to fight every day to build on this success.

Orlando International Breaks the 44 Million Passenger Mark with Strong October Traffic

Orlando International Breaks the 44 Million Passenger Mark with Strong October Traffic

We knew this day was coming and we have been steadily preparing for it. Our current $3.5 billion Capital Improvement Program has us on the right track to grow as needed to meet the ever increasing demand,” says Phil Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.