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2020
March
31,
2020
| 08:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In many ways, the region’s economy is tied to the runways at Tampa International Airport. Each and every year, the Airport helps support more than 120,000 travel-related jobs and sends millions of tourists to Tampa Bay hotels, restaurants and beac...
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March
31,
2020
| 04:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The skies around Tampa International Airport may be a bit quieter as of late due to the adverse impact of the coronavirus on the travel industry. But for the Airport’s cargo operations, it’s a different story. Every week, TPA’s primary cargo op...
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March
31,
2020
| 02:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
  Much of the Tampa Bay region is now under “Safer at Home” orders intended to curtail the spread of coronavirus by limiting non-essential activity for businesses and residents. So what does this mean for Tampa International Airport? The Air...
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March
26,
2020
| 03:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
UPDATED 4/1 In direct response to the coronavirus pandemic, airline travel plummeted and airports across the country are confronted with empty terminals and early estimates of total losses in the $14 billion range, according to industry analysis. ...
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March
16,
2020
| 08:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1. Keep a six-foot distance: When possible, try to keep a distance of at least two meters between yourself and others. TPA has numerous seating areas throughout the Main Terminal and Airsides. 2. Follow the CDC's recommendations including: Co...
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March
10,
2020
| 04:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Flying through Airside E? Tampa International Airport recently opened a pair of larger and more modern restrooms to improve your flying e The new restrooms feature deeper stalls – and more of them – with modern finishes and improved amenities. The...
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March
09,
2020
| 03:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Monday was named the best airport in its size category in North America in 2019 by Airports Council International, a leading industry organization. The prestigious 2019 Airport Service Quality Award, which is based o...
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March
05,
2020
| 04:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Sacramento has its rabbit. Denver has its mustang. Doha, its teddy bear. Now, Tampa International Airport will have its own iconic centerpiece: A 21-foot pink flamingo that will greet visitors passing through the Airport’s Main Terminal. The la...
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February
25,
2020
| 07:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Coming out to Tampa International Airport Sunday night or early Monday? An overnight construction detour could slow down your arrival. Beginning 8 p.m. on March 1 through 4 a.m. on March 2, TPA will temporarily detour most arriving guests onto Spr...
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February
25,
2020
| 05:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
More than 7,500 visitors came out to Plant City Airport on Feb. 22 for the 10th Annual Planes, Trains and Automobiles event - an all-time record. For young aviation enthusiasts, the EAA offered 91 Young Eagle Flights, giving many children their fi...
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February
17,
2020
| 07:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for an international getaway this summer?  Getting to Europe from TPA is even easier! In March, Norwegian Air will increase its London service to three times weekly (up from 2x) for the summer schedule. Since its launch on Oct. 31, 2...
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February
12,
2020
| 09:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
SkyCenter One, which is now starting to go vertical, is no ordinary office building. In addition to modern office spaces and unrivaled connectivity to Tampa International Airport, the building will offer up some impressive amenities for all employ...
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February
04,
2020
| 09:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While TPA’s All Access program was designed to allow guests to visit TPA’s airside restaurants and shops without a boarding pass, a local literary arts group saw another opportunity: To tour some of TPA’s artwork, write about it and use the Airport a...
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February
04,
2020
| 05:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Passengers and guests traveling to Airside A are getting the first taste of a new screening technology that will soon be seen throughout Tampa International Airport. Beginning this week, TPA is debuting the first set of electronic gates at the ent...
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January
31,
2020
| 10:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When historian Lizzie Jenkins and artist Pedro Jermaine met at a Rosewood remembrance banquet a few years ago, the connection was instant and the rest, Jenkins likes to say, “is history.” The two brought an even bigger history to life this week as...
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January
24,
2020
| 10:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Imagine owning a business and having a crystal ball that tells you when, where and how you’ll get your next big customer rush. Tampa International Airport doesn’t have such psychic powers, but it does have an innovative new predictive analytics tool ...
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January
21,
2020
| 05:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines last week announced it will be adding five daily nonstop flights to Miami, creating easier Latin America connections for TPA passengers with its partnering LATAM Airlines. The service, which will use the 76-seater Embraer ERJ-175, is ...
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January
15,
2020
| 04:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Wednesday was named the first bicycle-friendly Airport in the United States by the League of American Bicyclists – a designation that recognizes TPA’s support of cycling in the Tampa Bay region. TPA’s efforts include...
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January
13,
2020
| 05:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Want to visit Tampa International Airport’s new post-security shops, restaurants, bars and spas, but you don’t have an airline ticket? We’ve got you covered. Beginning on Jan. 18, the Airport is expanding the TPA All Access program from Saturda...
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January
07,
2020
| 04:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s innovative remote bag check and boarding pass facility had a banner year in 2019 – and this year promises to be even better with the addition of a new airline served and additional kiosks. In 2019, the Airport process...
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January
07,
2020
| 03:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
  Main Terminal: Picking up a friend or loved one at TPA? Come on in, stay a while! Our Main Terminal boasts lots of food options from fast and fresh like Wendy’s and Chick-fil-a, to sit-down dining at Hard Rock and P. F. Chang’s – each with he...
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2019
December
23,
2019
| 06:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
New flights. Passenger records. Historic renovations. Greater financial strength and community involvement. From one of the worst recessions on record to unprecedented success, it’s been a decade to remember at Tampa International Airport. Here...
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December
17,
2019
| 05:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Getting or giving a drone for Christmas? Your first step should be to check how close you are to an airport and review the FAA’s most current rules. With the rising popularity of recreational drones in recent years, the FAA expects the number of n...
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December
17,
2019
| 05:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s new and improved Cell Phone Waiting Lot is now open – just in time for the busy holiday season. The new lot, located adjacent to the old facility, features significant upgrades to the flight information displays, new ...
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December
11,
2019
| 09:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On December 12, the Shoppes at Bayshore will kick off it's 12 Days 'til Christmas with promotions, giveaways, samples and vendor presentations. Stop the Main Terminal at Tampa International Airport from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. for one or all of these specia...
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December
05,
2019
| 06:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Water bottle filling stations, nursing rooms and service animal relief areas are coming to Tampa International Airport. On Thursday, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority approved the addition of the three frequently requested upgrades throug...
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December
03,
2019
| 03:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
You love Tampa International Airport, you’ve got a free Saturday coming up and you’re ready to sign up for your first TPA All Access pass. But which of the four Airsides do you pick? What’s there to do? The options are endless, but here are fiv...
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November
26,
2019
| 04:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Designed to look like its counterparts in the Main Terminal, workers are in the process of completely gutting the first set of restrooms at the two airsides, increasing the number of bathroom fixtures and improving the overall look. The bathrooms ...
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November
19,
2019
| 06:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Air travel is at an all-time high around the U.S. and, while airports everywhere are thankful for the increase in guests and business, they’re also bracing themselves for that Thankgiving crush that happens each year. This week marks the beginning of...
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November
15,
2019
| 09:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Monday, cranes hoisted the first of three massive sections of an elevated walkway that will connect the Airport to the new SkyCenter, opening up a world of new commercial development opportunities at Tampa International Airport. The walkway lay...
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