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2024
February
19,
2024
| 19:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Embark on a journey to Panama City, Panama, where the Atlantic meets the Pacific and a vibrant culture blends seamlessly with a tropical paradise. Copa Airlines currently offers convenient nonstop flights from TPA to Tocumen International Airport six...
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February
15,
2024
| 16:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Spirit Airlines has announced four new routes for travelers seeking a warm getaway in the coming months, in anticipation of what is expected to be a record-setting spring break travel season at Tampa International Airport.Spirit will offer nonstop se...
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February
01,
2024
| 17:08 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano, who has overseen a major multi-billion-dollar Airport expansion and brought significant international connections to the region, announced at Thursday morning’s Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board ...
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January
30,
2024
| 12:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While warmer temperatures are just around the corner in Tampa Bay, it can be easy to hold onto winter just a bit longer with an escape to the mountains. With a nonstop flight available from TPA to Calgary aboard WestJet, travelers can find a wide var...
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January
30,
2024
| 12:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s SkyCenter One office building has already been lauded for its environmentally friendly design and construction, but now the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority’s headquarters inside the building has also gained its ow...
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January
23,
2024
| 16:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A brand-new West Coast destination is coming to Tampa International Airport this May when Breeze Airways begins nonstop service to Orange County, California.The seasonal route to Santa Ana’s John Wayne Airport will begin May 31 on Mondays and Fridays...
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January
16,
2024
| 19:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and the University of South Florida have ties that date back decades, and in more recent months, the two Tampa Bay institutions have collaborated on various projects, trainings and think-tank exchanges of ideas.On Tuesday,...
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January
08,
2024
| 17:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On April 10, Frontier will resume flights from TPA to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Then on May 16th, the airline will bring back its route between TPA and the Dominican resort area of Punta Cana, plus its nonstop service to Montego Bay, J...
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January
05,
2024
| 15:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Travelers on TPA’s Red Side Baggage Claim will experience a temporary traffic shift starting next week as construction on the Red Express Curbsides progresses.Normally the exit lane from Red Side Arrivals, outside the Red Baggage Claim on the first f...
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January
02,
2024
| 17:57 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When Amy Van Orden was a little girl, her father would bring her along to Tampa International Airport any time he had to drop off a package.“I was like, ‘Show me the planes,’” Van Orden recalled. Little did she know, one day she’d grow up to have a c...
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January
02,
2024
| 17:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport wrapped up an exciting and productive 2023, and now a new year full of gifts – both expected and yet-to-be-determined – is here. While we can't predict all of the new routes, new announcements and new developments coming o...
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2023
December
26,
2023
| 18:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Travelers headed to pick up their checked luggage at TPA will soon see updates being made across the entire first floor of the Main Terminal.The Bag Claim areas on both the Red and Blue Sides are getting refreshed, with new carpet, lighting, drop cei...
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December
19,
2023
| 13:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the busy 2024 Spring Break travel period approaches, Tampa International Airport and its tenant partners are hosting a new Airport-wide Hiring Day event on Jan. 18 to help prepare for the increase in passengers.Airborne Maintenance and Engineering...
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December
19,
2023
| 12:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Jeff Siddle, TPA's Vice President of Planning & Development, and Dan Seeley, TPA's Senior Manager of Construction, have been honored with prestigious awards, marking their exceptional contributions to the airport industry.Jeff was awarded the 2023 Th...
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December
15,
2023
| 23:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Friday celebrated 10 years of partnering with Copa Airlines to connect the Tampa Bay region to Panama.Copa began flying between Tocumen International Airport and TPA on Dec. 16, 2013, and has since become an important e...
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December
11,
2023
| 22:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
If you have travel plans through Tampa International Airport this holiday season, be sure to add one more important item to your to-do list: Pre-booking your parking in one of TPA’s garages.During the busy week of Christmas, TPA’s garages may fill up...
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December
11,
2023
| 20:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
City, airport and business officials celebrated Monday morning as air ambulance service Jet ICU broke ground on a new $10.5 million headquarters at Tampa International Airport.TPA Executive Vice President for Marketing and Communications Chris Minner...
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December
11,
2023
| 18:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Following a record Thanksgiving last month, Tampa International Airport is now preparing for similar upcoming traffic as it expects around 80,000 passengers per day during the three-week Christmas and New Year's holiday period.The two heaviest days a...
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December
05,
2023
| 15:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority’s airports officially have an updated roadmap to continue increasing sustainability for the future.The Authority, which manages and operates Tampa International Airport and the county's three small General A...
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December
04,
2023
| 20:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Say hello to sunny Southern California! Alaska Airlines recently launched daily nonstop flights between Tampa Bay and San Diego, adding to their growing roster of options available at TPA.We recently sent our Communications Specialist, C.J. Johnson, ...
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December
01,
2023
| 16:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Good news for guests traveling to Cuba from Tampa – Southwest Airlines is dramatically increasing its daily nonstop service from TPA to Havana starting next summer.Southwest currently flies the route once per day Sunday through Friday, and twice on S...
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November
28,
2023
| 14:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s travelers are now able to get a good preview of the future as structures on the Main Terminal’s Red Side are rapidly progressing.On the northwest side of the Main Terminal, construction on the Red Express Curbsides build...
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November
27,
2023
| 22:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As expected, Tampa International Airport experienced record numbers over the busy Thanksgiving period, seeing a 6 percent increase in passengers over the same period last year. From Thursday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 26, the Airport handled 5,84...
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November
27,
2023
| 21:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There are not many people who know more about Tampa International Airport than Scott Loper. In fact, longtime TPA operations and maintenance employees often call him “Mr. Airport” for his vast institutional knowledge. He’s had a front row seat to nea...
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November
20,
2023
| 21:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport celebrated five inaugural flights with our airline partners last week, marked by gate events complete with cake and live music. The new destinations include four domestic routes and one international city, giving travelers...
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November
10,
2023
| 23:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport added a new, ultra-low-cost option to Canadian destinations Friday with Lynx Air’s inaugural flight to Toronto.The airline and the TPA team celebrated the occasion Friday with giveaways and cake at the gate for both arrivi...
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November
08,
2023
| 17:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is getting a quartet of new destinations next year, with Breeze Airways announcing four nonstop routes that will take off in 2024.Starting Jan. 31, 2024, Breeze will begin service from TPA to Burlington, VT; on Feb. 2 the ...
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November
07,
2023
| 13:48 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Tampa International Airport is prepping for what is expected to be its busiest Thanksgiving ever.On average, nearly 80,000 passengers a day are expected to pass through TPA in the 11-day holiday travel p...
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November
03,
2023
| 16:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s newest option for its growing service to and from Canada started this week, with daily nonstop flights between Tampa Bay and Toronto launching aboard Porter Airlines.The Canadian carrier’s first scheduled service arrived...
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November
02,
2023
| 18:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
(TAMPA) Airport, city and state officials gathered at Tampa International Airport Thursday morning to witness the first-ever electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft test flight at a large U.S. airport, as well as the first to test in t...
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