Transgender Passenger Detained by TSA at Orlando Airport

Gender-Symbol_Transgender_M2F_LesbianTransportation Security Administration agents at the Orlando International Airport detained a transgender woman when a suspicious “anomaly” appeared in her image after she entered an X-ray security scanner.

The transgender woman says TSA agents called her a man and held her for a lengthy security inspection because of her genitals at the Orlando airport on Monday.

Shadi Petosky, a television writer and executive producer for Puny Entertainment, was on her way back to Minneapolis from a vacation in Orlando, Fla. in celebration of her own birthday and her mother’s retirement when she was stopped at the airport and detained by Continue reading “Transgender Passenger Detained by TSA at Orlando Airport”

Canada’s Porter Airlines Adds Florida to Its Route Map

Porter_Airlines_Q-400_at_TorontoCanada’s Porter Airlines, headquartered at Billy Bishop Airport in Toronto, announced Monday, that it is adding its first Florida destination- Melbourne.

The airline, that is an award-winning air carrier, said it enters the Florida market for the first time and it has selected Melbourne International Airport for its first destination in the Sunshine State.

The flights to Melbourne International Airport (MEL) will be seasonal. The weekly service begins Continue reading “Canada’s Porter Airlines Adds Florida to Its Route Map”

Emirates Starts Daily Service to Orlando

Emirates_Airbus_A380_In_AucklandThe Emirates announced the launch of a new daily 16-hour direct flight to Orlando a few months ago.

The daily service started on Tuesday when an Airbus A380 touched down at Orlando International Airport just after 11:30 a.m. East Coast time. A water salute welcomed the Airbus A380 when it landed at Orlando International Airport as it was the first of its kind ever scheduled to land at the airport in Orlando. Continue reading “Emirates Starts Daily Service to Orlando”