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2020
November
24,
2020
| 14:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Copa Airlines will soon resume flights to Panama from Tampa International Airport - restoring Tampa Bay's connection to Central and South America.Direct flights to Panama City (PTY) restart on Jan. 8, 2021. They will operate twice weekly, on Mondays ...
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November
19,
2020
| 19:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the holidays approach, many travelers are looking to return to the skies for the first time in months to visit family or loved ones. At TPA, we've taken numerous steps to make your travel experience as safe as possible, including the addition of s...
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November
17,
2020
| 16:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
JetBlue Airlines is scheduled to launch service to Cancun on Nov. 19, making it the first inbound flight to pass through TPA's U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in more than seven months.The international arrivals area might look a little d...
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November
16,
2020
| 21:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is making preparations for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period, which typically includes some of the single busiest travel days of the year. TPA is expecting more passengers than the Airport has seen since the ...
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November
12,
2020
| 13:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is back open for business. Our team has completed a thorough assessment of airport facilities and found no issues or damage as a result of the storm.Additionally, all general aviation activities at Tampa International Airp...
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November
11,
2020
| 16:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will suspend all operations beginning at 3 p.m. today due to Eta, which continues to threaten the Tampa Bay region with strong winds.All passengers should check with their airlines for flight status updates. The Airport, i...
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November
10,
2020
| 22:08 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While the threat of Tropical Storm Eta remains unclear for the Tampa Bay region, Tampa International Airport's operations team is continuing to monitor the wobbly system, which shifted slightly toward Florida's west coast on Tuesday afternoon.The 28t...
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October
28,
2020
| 13:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and BayCare Health System today announced the expansion of the airport’s COVID-19 passenger testing program through the end of the year after a successful October pilot. The COVID-19 testing site is located in the airpo...
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October
27,
2020
| 15:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the holidays peak around the corner, airlines are resuming routes that previously served at TPA - some with lower frequencies - while five airlines are launching completely new service. Among the resumptions include destinations all across the ...
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October
26,
2020
| 21:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the holidays peak around the corner, airlines are resuming routes that previously served at TPA - some with lower frequencies - while five airlines are launching completely new service. Among the resumptions include destinations all across the ...
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October
23,
2020
| 21:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Getting to California is about to get a little bit easier. On Nov. 21, Alaska Airlines plans to launch new nonstop flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco, doubling the service to both these markets and introducing airline competition to SFO for ...
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October
21,
2020
| 19:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In the coming months, Silver Airways will launch new routes to Charleston and Columbia in South Carolina, bringing back connections to two cities that have been unserved in recent years from Tampa International Airport. Charleston service will beg...
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October
19,
2020
| 21:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As airports across the country are beginning to see more travelers return to skies, concessions operators are increasing dining and shopping options for their guests. Tampa International Airport is doing the same as it saw its highest passenger nu...
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October
19,
2020
| 20:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Traveler's Aid Desk at Tampa International Airport helps out thousands of needy passengers each and every year. On Oct. 16, the volunteer-driven service received some much-appreciated help with a $10,000 donation from Signature Flight Support,...
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October
12,
2020
| 23:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport continues to see a slow but steady uptick in passengers as the air travel industry rolls out new safety initiatives and airlines restore service throughout the country. Over the past week, TPA has seen its three highest...
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October
08,
2020
| 21:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Southwest Airlines today announced a new nonstop route from Tampa to Miami, increasing service between TPA and Florida's largest airport. The route will offer service three times daily to the South Florida city and is scheduled to launch November 15....
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October
05,
2020
| 22:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Alexandra Bouzas was about to board her flight from Newark when she stopped by TPA’s COVID-19 testing site. Her friend she was visiting in New Jersey saw an article about the testing pilot so she decided get the rapid antigen test before boarding Thu...
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October
05,
2020
| 16:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since the start of COVID-19 in the U.S., Airports across the country have been on a collective air service roller coaster ride with cancellations, resumptions and additions. This month, however, TPA seems to be on the up-end of the tracks with 12 res...
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September
29,
2020
| 16:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport, in partnership with BayCare Health System, announced the launch of the country’s first airport testing pilot that will offer two types of FDA-approved COVID-19 tests for all departing and arriving passengers. The testi...
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September
24,
2020
| 15:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After cancelling TPA's Annual 5K on the Runway earlier this year due to COVID-19, the race is back. And like everything else in 2020 - it's gone virtual. Lace up, mask up and dress up for this year's Virtual 5k on the Runway which will convenientl...
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September
23,
2020
| 20:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The results are in and Tampa International Airport is once again among the best airports in North America for passenger satisfaction.  TPA ranked #2 among large airports in North America by J.D. Power’s 2020 North America Airport Satisfaction Stud...
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September
22,
2020
| 03:10 AM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s 2020 and the air travel industry is in the midst of one of the most uncertain periods in years, with COVID-19 forcing many airlines to drop routes, alter flight schedules or reconsider how they do business. But something unexpected is also ha...
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September
10,
2020
| 18:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
JetBlue Airways announced Thursday an expansion of its route map, which includes two new nonstop flights from TPA to Richmond, Va., and Cancun, Mexico. Service to the cities will begin Nov. 19 and the flights will be daily, subject to adjustments ...
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September
10,
2020
| 15:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport earlier this month debuted a new family-friendly amenity: Dedicated nursing rooms for traveling mothers. On Sept. 8, TPA opened three new nursing rooms, including locations in the Main Terminal, Airside E and F. Additio...
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September
08,
2020
| 16:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport saw a slight but significant uptick in Labor Day travelers over the long weekend, including its highest daily count since traffic plummeted in late March. Between Thursday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 7, more than 117,00...
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August
24,
2020
| 20:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Two named storms swirling in the Gulf this week serve as a fitting reminder that peak hurricane season is here and it could impact your travel plans. Hurricane season, which runs from June through November, typically peaks in mid-August through la...
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August
24,
2020
| 17:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Why do you wear a mask? Is it for your grandmother? Your brother? Your kids? If you're like some of our passengers, you might be wearing it to protect those around you or yourself - or maybe you're wearing it because the sign outside of the Airpor...
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August
21,
2020
| 18:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It was a rainy Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 18, when TPA Traffic Specialist, Regina Glenn, saw what she thought was a rat dodging cars on the Blue Arrivals drive. Traffic had finally slowed down after rain delays sent vehicles barrelling through the cu...
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August
20,
2020
| 16:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is helping make the passenger experience smoother – and even more touch-free. Earlier this month, TPA unveiled the second of four banks of electronic gates that will help the Airport manage passengers heading to each ai...
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August
18,
2020
| 14:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Executive Vice President of Facilities Al Illustrato has announced his retirement from Tampa International Airport after more than three decades of service. Illustrato has been with the airport for 31 years and leaves as one of the highest-ranking...
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