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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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Characters In Flight Balloon Officially Up, Up, and Away

A ribbon awaits its severing for the grand opening. Although the winds of fate prevented any actual guests from going up, up, and away, the new “Characters in Flight” balloon from Aerophile officially opened Tuesday morning in Downtown Disney, Orlando. … Continue reading

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