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Characters In Flight Returns to Downtown Disney with New Balloon and New Look

After an accident with a similar balloon in Hong Kong, the Downtown Disney Characters in Flight Balloon ride closed on July 1st of this year. The balloon had been scheduled for replacement soon, but they just took it off line … Continue reading

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Characters In Flight Balloon Ride Closed at Orlando’s Downtown Disney

After an accident with a similarly constructed attraction, the Downtown Disney Balloon ride “Characters in Flight” has been closed for inspection. The accident yesterday at Ocean Park, Hong Kong, injured four on the SkyStar balloon and one of the ground … Continue reading

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Characters in Flight – an E-Ticket Ride

Downtown Disney Orlando recently added a tethered balloon experience, Characters In Flight. It takes guests 400 ft into the air for a glorious panoramic view of the Lake Buena Vista area. When it opened the attraction was notorious for closing … Continue reading

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Downtown Disney Orlando, quick update

Last week I roamed through Downtown Disney on a Thursday night and marveled at how amazingly crowded it was. What was also amazing was that despite warnings of doom and gloom last year not one vendor has closed their doors … Continue reading

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