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2022
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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2021
December
28,
2021
| 21:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Help for travelers in need will continue to be available at TPA, thanks in part to a generous donation from Signature Flight Support.The FBO presented a check for $10,000 Monday to fund the airport’s Travelers Aid booth through 2022.The Crisis Center...
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December
28,
2021
| 17:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Airport operations specialist Jordan Gottlieb spends plenty of time around the runways of TPA. He’s seen every type plane from each airline that takes off and lands here.But on a recent Friday, Dec. 17, there was an extra excitement in the air.Jordan...
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December
21,
2021
| 14:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Need to check someone off your gifting list? Looking for something for the person who has everything? Is someone on your list obsessed with Tampa Bay like we are? We’ve got you covered with four last minute gift ideas that feel like Tampa Bay....
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December
17,
2021
| 18:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Director of Concessions Kate Webb and the entire Concessions team were recognized for their innovation and dedication during a challenging year of re-opening and reimagining shops, restaurants and services.It’s well known around TPA but Airports Coun...
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December
17,
2021
| 00:22 AM Europe/Amsterdam
With a water salute welcome for the American flag-waving crew, Eurowings Discover landed its first U.S. flight at Tampa International Airport during sundown Thursday evening, introducing Lufthansa Group's new leisure airline to the country. TPA offic...
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December
14,
2021
| 17:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A bright orange glow lit up the sky around Tampa International Airport Thursday as members of TPA’s highly specialized ARFF Team (Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Facility) worked to put out a simulated plane crash fire.The exercise involved lighting a ...
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December
13,
2021
| 19:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a busy Thanksgiving period that saw record passenger numbers, Tampa International Airport is ramping up for a very active Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel period. Beginning this upcoming weekend and lasting through the middle of the firs...
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December
13,
2021
| 18:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On October 4, the HCAA Board approved a new policy for lobbyists effective on Jan. 1, 2022.This new policy requires all lobbyists to register before or at time of lobbying. Registration includes providing the Lobbyist’s name and business address, nam...
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December
06,
2021
| 19:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA's General Aviation Senior Manager Marilyn Gauthier is bringing more aviation to the Airport as the Vice President of the Tampa Bay Aviation Association. The Tampa Bay Aviation Association, founded in 2010, has contributed to our local community a...
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December
02,
2021
| 18:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Thursday, Dec. 2, the White House announced an extension of its transportation mask order, which requires all travelers, guests and employees to wear a face covering on airplanes, trains and buses as well as inside airports and other mass transit ...
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November
30,
2021
| 16:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport has launched two new initiatives for passengers and guests with both physical limitations and "hidden disabilities" such as autism.The new programs aim to make the airport experience more pleasant and comfortable for those...
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November
22,
2021
| 23:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1. The Restaurants: Tampa Bay is bursting with fresh flavors, so it’s no surprise that you can find your favorite locally owned restaurants at TPA.Ulele: Native-inspired food fresh from Florida is Ulele’s specialty. Stop in for burgers, chicken and U...
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November
16,
2021
| 16:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Welcome back, U.K. travelers. After a 20-month hiatus, Tampa International Airport restored its first nonstop connection to Europe as British Airways resumed service between Tampa and London Gatwick.  The last time the airline flew this route was in ...
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November
15,
2021
| 22:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The holiday travel season of 2021 is fast approaching and everything you’ve heard is true: Airports will be as busy as ever and planes will be full. After several months of suppressed passenger traffic due to the pandemic, many families will be looki...
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November
09,
2021
| 14:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Celebrating with cake, live guitar music and t-shirt giveaways, Tampa International Airport on Monday evening greeted its first Avelo Airlines passengers on a never-before-served route to New Haven, Connecticut.For Southern Connecticut residents, the...
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November
02,
2021
| 13:48 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport's Blue Express Curbsides are a convenient innovation meant to decongest the terminal while enhancing the passenger journey. They allow passengers to bypass the ticketing level and head straight to the Transfer Level of the...
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November
02,
2021
| 13:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and its tenant partners are looking to fill more than 600 openings in the airport's second-largest and broadest hiring day yet, to be held at TPA on Nov. 9.At least 25 companies will interview candidates and offer jobs on ...
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October
25,
2021
| 20:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Saturday, Oct. 23rd, a group of 15 aviation fans took to the airfield to participate in Tampa International Airport’s fourth annual Plane Spotting Tour. This is the first time the event has taken place since the Covid-19 pandemic began.Known as pl...
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October
25,
2021
| 18:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The White House recently announced details on travel restrictions on Nov. 8 for fully vaccinated foreign travelers entering the U.S., paving the way for TPA’s European carriers to recommence service to the Tampa Bay region.The new rules will require ...
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October
22,
2021
| 15:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In a multimillion-dollar investment to serve the needs of the Tampa Bay community, Sheltair has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark a milestone in the construction of its new 100,000 square foot hangar and office expansion at Tampa International...
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October
18,
2021
| 22:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is looking to fill nearly 30 positions in maintenance roles including:Automated Systems TechnicianElectrician IElectrician IIElectronics Technician IIMultitrades Worker II-Building MaintenanceMultitrades Worker III-Electri...
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October
12,
2021
| 15:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority has now reached a 92 percent rate of vaccinated employees thanks to a robust educational campaign and incentive program aimed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among its workforce.The 616 Authority employees,...
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September
30,
2021
| 18:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa Bay’s connection to mainland Europe is coming back in December with the launch of new nonstop service to Frankfurt, Germany aboard Eurowings Discover, the Lufthansa Group’s new leisure airline.The four-times-per-week service, set to begin Dec. ...
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September
28,
2021
| 17:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines today announced five new nonstop routes from Tampa International Airport to Bloomington, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Green Bay, Wisconsin; New York-LaGuardia and Rochester, New York. With the addition of this new serv...
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