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2021
June
10,
2021
| 15:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
From the east to the west coast (and somewhere in between), American Airlines is adding three new nonstop routes from Tampa International Airport.On Thursday, American Airlines announced nonstop daily service to Los Angeles (LAX) beginning Oct. 7, an...
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June
10,
2021
| 14:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One of Tampa Bay's most hotly demanded routes is now coming to Tampa International Airport.On Thursday, Alaska Airlines announced it will begin offering nonstop service between Tampa and Portland beginning Dec. 16.This service connects Tampa Bay with...
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June
03,
2021
| 19:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One of the world's newest airlines has taken to the skies - and Tampa International Airport played a major role in getting it there.As the home to Breeze Airways inaugural flight, from TPA to Charleston, Tampa International Airport is a significant p...
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June
01,
2021
| 17:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Today marks the official start of the 2021 hurricane season and getting an airport ready looks a lot like what it might look like at your own home – plus an airplane or two, of course. Here are five things TPA does to prepare for tropical weather:Upd...
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June
01,
2021
| 15:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As a baby blue Embraer-195 breached through a ceremonial water arch this past Thursday, a new airline was born and flight number 1 earned its wings.With blue balloons, a themed cake and a champagne christening, Breeze Airways launched its inaugural f...
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May
21,
2021
| 14:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A brand new airline is joining the industry and its inaugural market is Tampa Bay.Introducing itself as a “Seriously Nice” U.S. carrier from JetBlue founder David Neeleman, Breeze Airways today unveiled its debut network, comprising 39 nonstop routes...
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May
17,
2021
| 22:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
More and more passengers are returning to the sky and Tampa International Airport is beginning to inch closer to its pre-pandemic travel levels. With more guests, comes the potential for longer wait times. Here are three easy things you can do before...
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May
17,
2021
| 15:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s the voice that wishes you safe travels before your flight and welcomes you back home after vacation. It’s always there - ready to greet passengers every day, no matter where they’re flying or why. The honor of voicing TPA’s shuttle messages has ...
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May
10,
2021
| 22:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Artist, genius, designer, dad - the man behind TPA’s incredible graphics goes by many names. At work, his colleagues call him Rob.If you’ve seen a beautiful flight poster, graphic or animation from TPA, chances are the idea emanated from the mind of ...
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May
03,
2021
| 20:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Editor's Note: The CDC on May 13 reitterated the previous TSA mandate requiring all people, including fully-vaccinated children and adults over the age of 2, traveling in buses, trains and airplanes must continue to wear a mask.  The Transportation S...
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April
30,
2021
| 20:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Yearning for a vacation, but not sure where to go? With 11 airlines flying nonstop to more than 70 destinations, Tampa International Airport makes for the perfect place to start and/or end your journey. We've compiled a list of 10 of our favorite tri...
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April
30,
2021
| 15:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After serving nearly 21,000 passengers over the past seven months, Tampa International Airport’s COVID-19 testing site will close after Friday, May 7, due to a steady decrease in demand.The BayCare-run site, which launched in October 2020 as the firs...
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April
20,
2021
| 15:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and its tenants are looking to fill more than 300 available positions on May 4 at one of the Airport’s largest job fairs to date.Available positions include opportunities with the TPA's shops, restaurants, rental car opera...
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April
19,
2021
| 20:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Peggy Kaufman has been a volunteer at TPA since 2012 and says the best part of her job is seeing reunions between loved ones or watching grandparents meeting their new grandchild. "Being a frequent traveler myself, I liked the idea of assisting trave...
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April
19,
2021
| 15:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The weather is warming, spring has fully sprung and summer is inching closer by the minute, so it’s probably a good time to start thinking about that summer vacay. Need some ideas? Here are some new nonstop routes launching just in time from TPA:...
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April
12,
2021
| 20:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will celebrate 50 years of serving the Tampa Bay community on Thursday with giveaways, a sweepstakes drawing and special surprises for travelers passing through the terminal that day. The Airport’s Main Terminal building o...
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April
09,
2021
| 20:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One year ago – on April 9, 2020 – fewer than 1,500 passengers passed through Tampa International Airport, its lowest point as part of the longest sustained traffic drop in Airport history. Global fear of COVID-19 was at its peak as many planes sat em...
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April
05,
2021
| 15:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is debuting a new online booking tool for parking that will, for the first time, offer passengers discounted rates, contactless convenience and future perks.Guests can book online by clicking the parking banner at TampaAir...
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April
02,
2021
| 19:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The CDC on April 2 announced that Americans who are fully vaccinated can travel “at low risk to themselves.” This is welcome news to travelers who have been eagerly awaiting the green light to safely book those long-awaited vacations and peace of min...
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March
30,
2021
| 14:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The hours of operation for BayCare Health System’s COVID-19 testing center at Tampa International Airport will change next month as demand for the tests decreases among TPA travelers.Beginning April 1, the testing center will operate six days a week:...
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March
29,
2021
| 15:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA’s biggest restaurant is now open in the Main Terminal – and passengers are pretty excited.P. F. Chang’s is the latest of more than nearly three dozen restaurants to reopen since since the COVID-19 pandemic dropped passenger levels to a slow trick...
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March
29,
2021
| 15:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Passengers, visitors and employees at Tampa International Airport can now have food delivered directly to them throughout any Airport location with a new online ordering service.The new program, dubbed TPA to Go, offers customers a touchless, conveni...
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March
29,
2021
| 14:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The newly completed SkyCenter Atrium, in many ways, is an unexpected delight.Featuring four stories of glass windows, vast open spaces and clean, modernist architecture, the building is visually striking and breathtaking in its scale. Now, it also se...
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March
01,
2021
| 22:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With COVID-19 uncertainty and restrictions still solidly affixed around the globe, Tampa International Airport officials are expecting a modest increase – but an increase, nonetheless – in passengers traveling this upcoming Spring Break season.The of...
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March
01,
2021
| 21:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Airports Council International today named Tampa International Airport one of the most hygienic airports in North America as part of the organization’s annual Airport Service Quality awards.Only 33 airports across the globe and five others in North A...
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February
22,
2021
| 21:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a thorough and rigorous review process, the Tampa International Airport Police Department is officially reaccredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement (CFA).Recognized as the premier state law enforcement accreditation program in th...
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February
09,
2021
| 15:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A year of planning and preparation. Thousands of volunteers and excited fans. Hundreds of private planes. Countless VIPs. The Super Bowl is more than football's biggest stage - it's also a time for the host city's airport to shine. That's exactly wha...
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February
09,
2021
| 14:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In the world of aviation, there are few individuals who have broken more barriers along the way than Bessie Coleman.Born in Texas in 1892, Coleman moved to Chicago at age 23 to try and make a better life for herself. When her brothers came home from ...
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February
01,
2021
| 22:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Feb. 2 will begin supporting the enforcement of a federal face mask mandate that includes penalties for passengers and others who refuse to wear a face mask.Refusing to wear a mask at the Airport is a violation of feder...
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January
26,
2021
| 15:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Can you smell that? Mustard? Beer? Newly painted turf?Super Bowl LV is just a couple of weeks away, and like most of the Tampa Bay region, Tampa International Airport is ready for the big game. But what does it really mean to host something as big as...
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