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2021
July
26,
2021
| 22:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After seeing passenger numbers soar to records for years leading up to the last, a precipitous drop in spring of 2020 dashed Tampa International Airports’ projections for another year of growth. Business dropped by more than 90 percent at one point a...
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July
23,
2021
| 18:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is reminding all passengers and guests that face coverings continue to be required by federal mandate during travel despite recent CDC changes.In recent weeks, TPA has seen an increase in the number of passengers and guest...
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July
19,
2021
| 21:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority scooped two big wins this past weekend as the Florida Department of Transportation named Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano its Aviation Director of the Year and Tampa Executive Airport won General A...
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July
07,
2021
| 13:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will resume operations earlier than expected, at 8:30 a.m., after temporarily halting all flights due to Tropical Storm Elsa.TPA’s Operations team made the determination to open early after evaluating the airfield and airp...
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July
06,
2021
| 17:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Tampa Bay Lightning are up 3-1 and heading back to Tampa for an opportunity to keep Lord Stanley in Tampa Bay for another year! From airfield logos to Thunder Bug hugs, the team spirit runs deep at TPA.Last week, TPA hosted the Lightning on our a...
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July
06,
2021
| 14:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Due to the latest forecast of Tropical Storm Elsa, which includes wind speeds of up to 65 to 70 miles per hour, Tampa International Airport will be suspending commercial operations at 5 p.m. tonight and suspending air cargo operations by 10 p.m.At th...
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July
02,
2021
| 15:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Casey Phillips is used to hearing her voice on TV, radio and speakers.Now she can add a new one to the list: Hearing her voice on an airport shuttle.“Believe it or not, sitting on the tram is how I knew I wanted to live here," said Casey Phillips, wh...
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June
25,
2021
| 13:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Spirit Airlines announced today it will launch nonstop daily flights between Tampa International Airport and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport beginning this fall.The low-cost carrier is the third airline at TPA to offer service to Milwaukee, ...
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June
22,
2021
| 17:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The first tenants at SkyCenter One are moving in.Late last week, VanTrust Real Estate received the all-important Certificate of Occupancy from the City of Tampa, clearing the way for tenants to officially move into the Westshore district’s newest off...
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June
22,
2021
| 16:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Air travel is back in a big way at Tampa International Airport, and passengers are feeling it in the longer lines at TSA checkpoints, coffee stands and other areas that seemed to move much faster before the pandemic.While certain times during the day...
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June
14,
2021
| 22:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Want to get to LA? Beginning later this October, Tampa International Airport will have four different ways to get to the SoCal City.On Oct. 31, United Airlines will begin nonstop daily flights to LAX, joining Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and De...
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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
| 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
Editor's Note: The TPA COVID-19 testing site closed operations on May 7, 2021. Visit the Florida Dept. of Health for testing locations and availability.The hours of operation for BayCare Health System’s COVID-19 testing center at Tampa International ...
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