Ever flown back home from Orlando? Or just flown anywhere from Orlando or even thought about it? Yes? So now you have the dreaded pit in your stomach that all airline passengers flying out of MCO in Orlando feel when thinking about the security lines.
The awful, crazy security lines that are filled with families after a fun-filled week at Disney World with a ton of bags, strollers, packages, tired kids and tired moms and dads. So, then for everyone else trying to get through the airport, such as the frequent flyers, Orlando locals, people flying without tons of reasons to slow others down, and the Disney family it becomes quite possibly one of the worst TSA screening areas in the country…and believe me I have seen them all!
So, what to do, this could discourage visitors to Disney and our friends at the Walt Disney Co. do not like that idea and being the smart cookies they are they have taken out a few interesting patents.
The current TSA policies require you to remove just about everything from your body and your carry-ons and this is for all airline passengers (some exclusions apply) and we all want to be safe but surely there is a better way. So, Disney thought about it and asked and answered that question. What if they move the pressure filled part of the checkpoint (which is where everyone is unpacking and undressing themselves) to outside the immediate area?
You would be given a cart that was specially built (by Disney) and the carts are configured so that bags can go on the bottom while separate trays are offered for coats, personal or computers and electronics, liquids, etc. With each of these items in their special place, the software can identify it quicker and you are flying through security. The best part I think is you unpack yourself and your items in an area that you can go as quick or as slow as you need and no matter which is best for you there will be less disgruntled people (in theory). To read more about the carts and patent click HERE and for additional info on the separate unpacking security area and all that it can accomplish click HERE.
Now, there is a lot still to be learned about what they are going to do with said ideas but the proof is in the patents…there is a problem and Disney is going to try and fix it. So, I hope the knot in your stomach is getting a little better because coming soon could be Disney taking over the TSA screening process in Orlando…I wonder if I can get a FastPass?
So, there are many directions this could go in and it seems at the beginning stages but I for one am glad someone is even thinking about it! What do you think about this idea? Anyone have any ideas to help Disney along?