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Disney News Round-Up: New Balloon Debuts at Characters in Flight, Moonlight Magic for DVC Members, and More

Happy Friday! We made it through another week! Today we're talking about a new balloon at Characters in Flight in Disney Springs, Moonlight Magic events for Disney Vacation Club members, and much more. Let's check it out!

New Characters in Flight Balloon Delivered to Downtown Disney

Back in July, we brought you a post about the Characters in Flight balloon experience being grounded after an accident with a similar balloon overseas. It now looks like the wait for the balloon ride to be back up and running could be about over.

A new yellow-and-red striped balloon was recently delivered to Downtown Disney. It features such characters as Tinker Bell and Peter Pan, Aladdin and Jasmine, Buzz Lightyear, and Dumbo.

Characters in Flight To Remain Closed

We reported earlier this week about the iconic Characters in Flight balloon experience in Downtown Disney being grounded after a mishap with a similar balloon in Hong Kong. It now looks like there could be a significant wait before the experience is back up and running.

Downtown Disney Balloon Grounded After Hong Kong Accident

A familiar sight is missing from the skies above Downtown Disney. The Characters in Flight balloon currently is not operating after an incident with a similar balloon in another park across the ocean.

Late last week, a balloon in a park based in Hong Kong plummeted 60 yards to the ground due to a leak. It's reported five people sustained injuries, though none were serious.

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