Newsroom - Tampa International Airport

2019
October
15,
2019
| 06:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Oct. 21 will permanently close the guideways in between the shuttles that connect the Main Terminal and Airsides as part of an ongoing effort to enhance safety and security. These guideways will be closed to all pass...
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October
15,
2019
| 02:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The performance comes on the heels of strong domestic service growth led by Frontier and Spirit, and new international service, including nonstop flights to London on Norwegian Air and to Amsterdam on Delta Air Lines. ...
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October
08,
2019
| 07:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines announced today it will launch daily nonstop service between Tampa International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport beginning March 11, 2020, expanding Tampa International Airport’s connections to the West Coast. “We’...
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October
04,
2019
| 05:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
CAE USA, one of the leading training and simulation companies in the defense market, last week celebrated the groundbreaking of its new state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters facility to be located on Tampa International Airport's property. The new fa...
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October
01,
2019
| 06:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
American Airlines employee Roelof Viskil arrived at work on Saturday, September 28 for his shift just as he’d done for the last 34 years. This day was a little different. As American Airlines flight 2340 taxied to its gate at TPA, Roelof headed to...
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October
01,
2019
| 05:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Check your driver's license or state-issued ID card. Does it have a star at the top? If not, you won't be able to use it to identify yourself at TSA checkpoints this time next year, which will prohibit you from boarding your plane. The Department ...
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September
30,
2019
| 06:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA's newest gallery exhibit by National Geographic explorer and natural artist, Matthew Cicanese, examines the intersection of art, science, and the innate connections that humans hold with the natural world. He creates images which illuminate the l...
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September
24,
2019
| 04:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport along with the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority's three other general aviation airports were recognized this month by the Airports Council International Airport Carbon Accreditation program, with one of the airports ...
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September
17,
2019
| 06:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport had the pleasure of being the host airport for this year’s ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exposition held at the Tampa Convention Center, where product reps and business owners from all over the world came together this week t...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Both Alaska Airlines and Sun Country Airlines will move from their current locations at Airside A to join Southwest at Tampa International Airport’s Airside C. Airside A is currently home to one of the Airport’s fastest growing carriers, Spirit Airli...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Chicago-based artist Nick Cave, along with his collaborator and partner Bob Faust, will visit TPA on Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m. to present Art, Performance, and Empowerment, a free talk about his work and inspiration. Cave’s work Palimpsest, a 45-foot...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The soul of a pirate, heart of the Hispanic culture, and the citrus-y goodness of Florida oranges - all shaken up and strained over ice. Can the essence of the Tampa Bay region be captured in one beverage? Tampa International Airport thinks so. On...
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September
10,
2019
| 05:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport expects to serve 23.3 million passengers over the next 12 months, logging yet another record year and topping projected numbers from this past fiscal year by 4.6 percent. The passenger traffic number was among many other p...
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September
03,
2019
| 07:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With much of the state’s east coast dealing with the effects of Hurricane Dorian, Tampa International Airport continued with operations as normally as it possibly could while watching from afar the powerful storm. Dozens of flights were canceled M...
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August
30,
2019
| 04:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and United Airlines teamed up with Rise Against Hunger, a charity that envisions a world without hunger, in an effort to package more than 10,000 food items for families in need across the world. On Tuesday, August 27, 35 ...
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August
27,
2019
| 05:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since Tampa International Airport first opened its doors in 1971, the Airport has focused most on one thing: the customer experience. Nearly 50 years later, that’s still the case at TPA, thanks largely to the men and women who come to work every day ...
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August
27,
2019
| 05:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A top national, non-profit trade organization supporting minorities and women in the aviation industry named Tampa International Airport its “Airport of the Year,” recognizing TPA’s accomplishments in bringing more diversity to its contracts. The ...
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August
06,
2019
| 04:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport wants to make sure the airport, along with the beautiful region surrounding it, is enjoyed by generations to come. One way to do this is by reducing its own CO2 emissions as well as also emissions of all other greenhouse g...
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August
05,
2019
| 05:33 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Whether you’re dreaming of hiking to medieval castles in Germany or sipping tea in England, your bucket list trip is only a few clicks away. With so many nonstop and one-stop connections from Tampa now, it’s never been a better time to plan that fall...
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July
30,
2019
| 05:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Earlier this year, TPA Senior Manager of the Airport Operations Center Shannon Boos approached Tony D’Aiuto with the idea of starting a training academy for AOC dispatchers. His first thought? “It sounded crazy,” he said. The AOC, the nerve center...
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July
30,
2019
| 04:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
This change is necessary to bring the Airport in compliance with industry best practices, and will go into effect beginning this fall. TPA asks that all guests and employees begin using the shuttles now instead of the guideways. The shuttle guidew...
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July
22,
2019
| 10:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The latest phase of Tampa International Airport’s expansion is officially underway and the Airport has set its sights on a new target: $74.7 million. That’s how much TPA is projected to spend with disadvantaged business enterprises and woman- and ...
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July
22,
2019
| 10:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Spotty service, dropped calls, slow data loading and so-called “dead zones” are getting closer to becoming inconveniences of the past at TPA, thanks to a recently signed agreement that will bring hundreds of strategically placed antennas to the Airpo...
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July
22,
2019
| 08:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
“Your office has a better view when you’re 40,000 feet up,” Jack said. Jack is just one of five high school interns enrolled in the Airport Management and Internship Program, a partnership among TPA, local high schools and the Tampa Bay Regional A...
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July
16,
2019
| 05:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Innovations in medical transport. Sustainable infrastructure. Connected vehicle technology. Colorado's first autonomous and accessible shuttle. These were just a few of the topics covered in the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COM...
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July
16,
2019
| 04:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The people. The PA announcements. The bright lights and moving trains. Even as one of the country’s most favorite user-friendly airports, Tampa International Airport operates at a busy pace and travel can be stressful endeavor. But there is some r...
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July
01,
2019
| 08:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Just in time for snowbird season, the low-cost Canadian airline Swoop will be offering twice-weekly nonstop flights between Tampa and Winnipeg. The first flight from YWG to TPA will be Nov. 17 and the service, using Boeing 737-NG 800s, will operat...
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July
01,
2019
| 07:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Biometric face scanning has arrived at Tampa International Airport. On June 28, TPA began a 30-day pilot of the new technology at three international gates to help process departing passengers. The device, which simply looks like an iPad or tablet...
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June
25,
2019
| 04:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Airport team shared their enthusiasm, spirit and plenty of handheld fans to thousands of attendees at this year's St. Pete Pride festival on June 23. The two-day event is the largest of its kind in Florida.  The Airport booth attracted plenty ...
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June
25,
2019
| 04:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Laurie Noyes was looking to mix up her usual workout routine when she heard about Tampa International Airport’s new partnership with Peerfit. Peerfit offers free access to about four classes every month at any of 175 different fitness centers in t...
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