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2022
May
10,
2022
| 17:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare: An beloved animal that runs off and gets lost in an unfamiliar place.That’s exactly what happened to Rocky, a Chihuahua mix who arrived to TPA on a flight from Puerto Rico on May 6. When Rocky’s family came to ...
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May
03,
2022
| 18:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
 Just in time for summer, Tampa International Airport and Frontier Airlines on Tuesday announced they will launch three new international flights to Punta Cana and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, Montego Bay in Jamaica, and a fourth new U.S....
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May
02,
2022
| 17:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s back!After last year’s successful inaugural fundraiser that resulted in more than $16,000 going to the United Way Suncoast, the Voice of TPA contest is returning this month.Tampa International Airport is again offering one lucky winner a once-in...
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April
19,
2022
| 04:10 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Per the TSA’s removal of its federal mask mandate, masks are now optional at Tampa International Airport, effective immediately. Passengers, employees and guests are no longer required to wear masks or face coverings in any of the facilities or termi...
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April
18,
2022
| 20:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Bright green grass, perfectly manicured, and vibrant foliage greet you on the drive into Tampa International Airport. Large, lush planters can be seen throughout the Main Terminal and Airsides.Beautifying the Airport is a big job. And an important on...
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April
12,
2022
| 15:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Lt. Robert Moore may not have had the most glamorous mission of World War II, but it was certainly an important one. This past Friday, Tampa International Airport had the honor of helping escort him and hear his story on his way to the nation's capit...
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April
12,
2022
| 15:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s main runway is about to get a major makeover—and not just the cosmetic kind. Beginning April 20, runway 1L/19R on the west side of the Airport will close completely for 45 days as crews begin some important improvements ...
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April
12,
2022
| 15:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When we think of public safety heroes, police officers, firefighters and paramedics are among the first that come to mind. But behind each emergency situation, there is often a call for help or a dispatcher who must clearly and accurately get emergen...
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April
04,
2022
| 20:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a two-year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, TPA’s largest community fundraising event - the 5K on the Runway - returned on April 2, raising $82,033 for United Way Suncoast. This year’s theme: From heart to sole, we’re lacing up and giving back. Pro...
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March
29,
2022
| 15:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In an effort to ensure that the public stays informed about the Airport’s 2022 Master Plan Update (MPU) process and progress, TPA will host the first of three public meetings on Monday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority...
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March
25,
2022
| 15:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA has long been known for its intuitive design, speedy lines and convenience. Now, the Airport has an exciting new signature feature: a 21-foot flamingo sculpture in the center of the Main Terminal.The giant bird’s head, neck and legs are now in pl...
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March
22,
2022
| 19:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On March 19, Aviation enthusiasts from Tampa Bay came together to support Women in Aviation at the first ever GALA event. The GALA, which stands for Girls Achieving Leadership in Aviation, was organized to raise funds to provide scholarships to young...
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March
10,
2022
| 19:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Transportation Security Administration has extended the mask directive for airports and aircraft for one more month, according to a TSA statement released today. The Security Directive will remain in place until April 18 as the CDC works with gov...
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March
10,
2022
| 15:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
This morning, Airports Council International announced that Tampa International Airport has been ranked #1 in its annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards among North American airports with 15-25 million passengers for calendar year 2021. TPA was ...
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March
07,
2022
| 20:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Under the stars on March 19, 2022, will be a night to remember on the ramp at Peter O’ Knight Airport. Join the Women in Aviation Tampa Bay chapter and other aviation champions for the inaugural GALA (Girls Achieving Leadership in Aviation), a fundra...
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March
07,
2022
| 19:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Historically, women make up just six percent of the pilot workforce, a staggeringly uneven statistic for the aviation industry. Female pilots, simply put, are rare.Enter Taylor Montgomery, who has been making her mark in the air space and aims to ins...
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March
07,
2022
| 18:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Looking to take your travel game to the next level? Here are five travel hacks to get the best possible experience along your journey through TPA.  ...
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March
03,
2022
| 02:43 AM Europe/Amsterdam
After a two-year hiatus, Edelweiss Air was a welcome sight as it landed its first Airbus A340 in Tampa Wednesday evening, marking the return of the nonstop service between Tampa and Zurich, Switzerland.Edelweiss Air’s CEO and other executives arrived...
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March
01,
2022
| 04:17 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s official spring break travel season begins this upcoming weekend, and if recent passenger numbers are any indication, this could be among the busiest on record.Over the past several days, TPA has seen passenger counts th...
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February
26,
2022
| 03:33 AM Europe/Amsterdam
On Friday, the CDC relaxed its guidance on indoor masking requirements in response to declining COVID-19 cases across the country. According to the new guidance, nearly 70 percent of the U.S. population lives in areas considered low or medium risk. T...
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February
22,
2022
| 15:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Those looking for a career in aviation now have a brand new way to break into the industry without breaking the bank.Avionica USA, in affiliation with the University of Central Florida’s Continuing Education Program, opened up its newest campus with ...
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February
01,
2022
| 15:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Like many kids, Marcus Walton loved computer games. But it was one program he discovered that would spark a lifelong fascination with aviation. “One of my childhood neighbors had Microsoft Flight Simulator on his computer,” remembers Walton. “That’s ...
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January
25,
2022
| 03:29 AM Europe/Amsterdam
The noises, the crowds, the lights, the signage, the enclosed spaces … all of these things can be overwhelming to travelers who have autism, post-traumatic stress disorder, epilepsy or other conditions known as “hidden disabilities.”In recent years, ...
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January
24,
2022
| 20:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and its tenant partners are looking to fill more than 1,500 openings in one of the Airport's largest and broadest hiring days yet, to be held at TPA on Feb. 15.More than 20 companies will interview candidates, some of whic...
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January
18,
2022
| 16:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Monday, Jan. 17, several employees of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority – the organization that operates and manages TPA – took part in three different events in honor of MLK Day, the first time resuming the in-person events since the beg...
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January
18,
2022
| 13:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
This Wednesday, Verizon and AT&T plan to enable their new 5G wireless broadband technology, which prompted the FAA earlier this month to issue a series of restriction notices to airports across the country, including Tampa International Airport. Acco...
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January
11,
2022
| 16:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Imagine you’re by yourself, traveling with small children and you start getting sick—really sick. That was the case for a single mom on her way through Tampa International Airport last year. With her crying kids in tow, she was directed to the Travel...
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January
10,
2022
| 19:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Lace ‘em up tight because TPA’s 5K on the Runway is almost here!After a two-year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, TPA’s largest fundraising event, the 5K on the Runway, will be back in person on April 2. Registration will be live on Jan. 15 and spots are...
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January
04,
2022
| 16:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport visitors may notice a new splash of color at a freshly installed Florida Watercolor Society exhibit, which is part of the organization's 50th anniversary celebration.A collection of watercolors by Florida artists went on d...
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January
03,
2022
| 21:57 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s the first week of January and optimism is brimming at TPA. With many cautiously returning to travel, and a better understanding of the pivots and challenges brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Airport is looking ahead to many fun ad...
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