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Disney Skyliner’s new emergency kit: what’s inside

Just in case the gondolas get stranded again. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It's been a while since Disney's Skyliner gondola system crashed and left hundreds of riders stranded in the air for hours. But that doesn't mean that the Mouse isn't ready for the next time it happens! When the Skyliner first malfunctioned in what is now known as the Great Aerial Stranding of 2019, we learned that each gondola is equipped with an emergency supply kit. These kits, stored under the ... Read more
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Skyliner now celebrates millionth -successful- passenger arrival

This milestone took a little longer. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Days after Disney released a video celebrating the Skyliner's gondola system's one millionth customer, another milestone was reached with less fanfare. As of yesterday, the Disney Skyliner has now successfully transported one million guests! "Different metrics" "Both milestones are correct," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation), "but they just use different metrics. The video refers to one million guests boarding the system. Yesterday's million counts only guests getting out of the ... Read more
The unique unload system for SUSPENDED; guests still exit through a gift shop. Photo by Blog Mickey.

“SUSPENDED: a Skyliner Adventure®” debuts at WDW

At over three hours, it's Disney's longest ride! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Normally, Disney publicizes new attractions well in advance of their unveiling. Disney fan sites also try to find out about new rides before any official announcement, and of course Uncle Walt's Insider usually scoops them all. But this one took everyone by surprise! On Saturday, the Walt Disney World Resort and Spa debuted a brand new thrill ride without any fanfare or announcement at all: SUSPENDED: a Skyliner Adventure®. So many firsts The ... Read more