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2021
January
14,
2021
| 16:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will soon become the first airport in the country to offer 5G mobile speeds to passengers across the nation's three major cellular carriers.The dramatically enhanced service will provide some of the fastest internet speeds...
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January
12,
2021
| 15:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After more than a year of planning, Tampa International Airport is preparing to welcome two NFL teams to its airfield and an influx of visitors to its terminals for Super Bowl LV. While the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted some shifting and changes to ...
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January
11,
2021
| 20:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s public art is meant to create a sense of place for passersby, providing a first-look at what Tampa Bay has to offer or sending them away with one last memory of their visit to the region.And that’s exactly what artist Sh...
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January
07,
2021
| 15:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Jan. 8, Copa Airlines resumed nonstop service to Panama City, Panama, giving TPA passengers access to 21 destinations in 12 countries across Central and South America. The flights to Panama-Tocumen International Airport (PTY) will operate twice we...
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January
06,
2021
| 22:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Today, TPA joined with the Florida Attorney General and the global organization It’s a Penalty to launch a campaign designed to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of human trafficking in Tampa Bay and the State of Florida.Tampa has the 12th highest...
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January
04,
2021
| 17:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
NEW CLOSURE DATE: The closure of the Howard Frankland Bridge for Jan. 9 and Jan. 10 has been postponed. The closure will now take place beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 until noon on Sunday, Jan. 17.Attention Tampa International Airport traveler...
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2020
December
31,
2020
| 19:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and BayCare Health System today announced the expansion of the airport's COVID-19 Passenger Testing Program into 2021 after the success of its first three months of operation.The COVID-19 testing site is located in the air...
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December
28,
2020
| 20:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
We couldn't have predicted the many things we took for granted would be gone in a flash in 2020. Our passenger numbers plunged, our international routes all but disappeared and many of the things we love most about Tampa International Airport changed...
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December
17,
2020
| 18:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As Tampa International Airport prepares for its busy Christmas and New Year’s travel period, the Airport would like to remind passengers to follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition to mandating face masks and social distan...
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December
14,
2020
| 22:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1. I need to fly to another state or country. How will I know the COVID-19 requirements/restrictions upon arrival?Many states and cities accross the U.S. have different travel restrictions in place. The CDC has compiled the most up-to-date info here ...
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December
14,
2020
| 20:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Projects and Grants team in TPA’s Finance Department was looking for a new way to connect – and to give back to the community.They found both this year, and helped out countless families in need, by volunteering on recently at Metropolitan Minist...
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December
03,
2020
| 17:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority welcomed Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy White as its newest member of the HCAA Board of Directors.White was introduced at his first HCAA Board meeting on Thursday, Dec...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa Bay is home to a growing number of new and local brands, and that doesn't stop when you arrive at Tampa International Airport. After a multi-year renovation, we have completely reimagined our shops and restaurants with a greater emphasis on all...
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November
30,
2020
| 21:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As some international service slowly returns to Tampa International Airport, Southwest Airlines is planning to bring back the most popular route among the Tampa Bay region’s Cuban-American families with its commercial nonstop service between Tampa an...
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November
30,
2020
| 16:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Finding a convenient and comfortable spot for traveling pups to do their business can be stressful for passengers on the move.Not any more.Earlier this month, Tampa International Airport debuted new (and long-awaited) service animal relief areas at t...
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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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