Newsroom - Tampa International Airport

2019
December
11,
2019
| 09:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On December 12, the Shoppes at Bayshore will kick off it's 12 Days 'til Christmas with promotions, giveaways, samples and vendor presentations. Stop the Main Terminal at Tampa International Airport from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. for one or all of these specia...
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December
06,
2019
| 08:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The SkyCenter bridge and nearby atrium are really starting to take shape! Crews with Hensel Phelps recently hoisted the bridge into place in three large sections and are now working on the exterior of the structure, including metal roof. The glass...
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December
05,
2019
| 06:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Water bottle filling stations, nursing rooms and service animal relief areas are coming to Tampa International Airport. On Thursday, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority approved the addition of the three frequently requested upgrades throug...
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December
03,
2019
| 03:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
You love Tampa International Airport, you’ve got a free Saturday coming up and you’re ready to sign up for your first TPA All Access pass. But which of the four Airsides do you pick? What’s there to do? The options are endless, but here are fiv...
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November
26,
2019
| 04:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Designed to look like its counterparts in the Main Terminal, workers are in the process of completely gutting the first set of restrooms at the two airsides, increasing the number of bathroom fixtures and improving the overall look. The bathrooms ...
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November
19,
2019
| 06:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Air travel is at an all-time high around the U.S. and, while airports everywhere are thankful for the increase in guests and business, they’re also bracing themselves for that Thankgiving crush that happens each year. This week marks the beginning of...
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November
15,
2019
| 09:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Monday, cranes hoisted the first of three massive sections of an elevated walkway that will connect the Airport to the new SkyCenter, opening up a world of new commercial development opportunities at Tampa International Airport. The walkway lay...
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November
14,
2019
| 10:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Spirit Airlines on Thursday launched new service to Newark, New York City and Indianapolis from Tampa International Airport, building on a remarkable period of growth that has seen the airline add more passengers in the last year than any other airli...
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November
05,
2019
| 06:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Monday joined the Federal Aviation Administration for the country’s first-ever National Drone Safety Awareness Week. The weeklong event, which runs from Nov. 4 through Nov. 10, raises awareness about how to safety an...
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November
05,
2019
| 04:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
At Tampa International Airport, sweet and savory options coexist in abundance and are never hard to find. From "Bonuts" exclusive to TPA to the one and only Potbelly Sandwich Shop in all of Florida, travelers don't have to leave the Airport before th...
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November
05,
2019
| 03:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Kimberly Holden remembers names, orders and even shares inside jokes with her regular guests at the Tampa International Airport Wendy's. A shining star in the Main Terminal food court, she takes pride in providing excellent service to passengers duri...
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October
30,
2019
| 08:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport was awarded the Executive Director’s Award from the Hillsborough Planning Commission for Phase 1 of the Airport’s Master Plan expansion – an ambitious $1 billion project that transformed the Airport experience. “The Air...
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October
29,
2019
| 04:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A plane in the waters of Tampa Bay. An initial call. The activiation of the Airport's Incident Command Center and opening of a Friends and Relatives Center. Triaging of victims and fielding media questions. For four hours on Friday, Oct. 25, more ...
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October
22,
2019
| 05:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1 ) Save your back – and a good bit of time – by using remote bag check at the Rental Car Center. Travelers returning cars to the Rental Car Center before making their way to the Main Terminal can unload their luggage, strollers and other cumberso...
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October
22,
2019
| 03:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Dreaming of a Summer fling with Big Ben? Beginning March 29, 2020, Norwegian Air will increase service to three days a week, flying its 787-Dreamliner nonstop from TPA to London on Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. The increased service announcement co...
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October
15,
2019
| 06:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Oct. 21 will permanently close the guideways in between the shuttles that connect the Main Terminal and Airsides as part of an ongoing effort to enhance safety and security. These guideways will be closed to all pass...
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October
15,
2019
| 02:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The performance comes on the heels of strong domestic service growth led by Frontier and Spirit, and new international service, including nonstop flights to London on Norwegian Air and to Amsterdam on Delta Air Lines. ...
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October
08,
2019
| 07:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines announced today it will launch daily nonstop service between Tampa International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport beginning March 11, 2020, expanding Tampa International Airport’s connections to the West Coast. “We’...
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October
04,
2019
| 05:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
CAE USA, one of the leading training and simulation companies in the defense market, last week celebrated the groundbreaking of its new state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters facility to be located on Tampa International Airport's property. The new fa...
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October
01,
2019
| 06:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
American Airlines employee Roelof Viskil arrived at work on Saturday, September 28 for his shift just as he’d done for the last 34 years. This day was a little different. As American Airlines flight 2340 taxied to its gate at TPA, Roelof headed to...
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October
01,
2019
| 05:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Check your driver's license or state-issued ID card. Does it have a star at the top? If not, you won't be able to use it to identify yourself at TSA checkpoints this time next year, which will prohibit you from boarding your plane. The Department ...
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September
30,
2019
| 06:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA's newest gallery exhibit by National Geographic explorer and natural artist, Matthew Cicanese, examines the intersection of art, science, and the innate connections that humans hold with the natural world. He creates images which illuminate the l...
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September
24,
2019
| 04:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport along with the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority's three other general aviation airports were recognized this month by the Airports Council International Airport Carbon Accreditation program, with one of the airports ...
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September
17,
2019
| 06:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport had the pleasure of being the host airport for this year’s ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exposition held at the Tampa Convention Center, where product reps and business owners from all over the world came together this week t...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Both Alaska Airlines and Sun Country Airlines will move from their current locations at Airside A to join Southwest at Tampa International Airport’s Airside C. Airside A is currently home to one of the Airport’s fastest growing carriers, Spirit Airli...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Chicago-based artist Nick Cave, along with his collaborator and partner Bob Faust, will visit TPA on Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m. to present Art, Performance, and Empowerment, a free talk about his work and inspiration. Cave’s work Palimpsest, a 45-foot...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The soul of a pirate, heart of the Hispanic culture, and the citrus-y goodness of Florida oranges - all shaken up and strained over ice. Can the essence of the Tampa Bay region be captured in one beverage? Tampa International Airport thinks so. On...
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September
10,
2019
| 05:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport expects to serve 23.3 million passengers over the next 12 months, logging yet another record year and topping projected numbers from this past fiscal year by 4.6 percent. The passenger traffic number was among many other p...
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September
03,
2019
| 07:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With much of the state’s east coast dealing with the effects of Hurricane Dorian, Tampa International Airport continued with operations as normally as it possibly could while watching from afar the powerful storm. Dozens of flights were canceled M...
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August
30,
2019
| 04:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and United Airlines teamed up with Rise Against Hunger, a charity that envisions a world without hunger, in an effort to package more than 10,000 food items for families in need across the world. On Tuesday, August 27, 35 ...
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