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2020
September
24,
2020
| 15:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After cancelling TPA's Annual 5K on the Runway earlier this year due to COVID-19, the race is back. And like everything else in 2020 - it's gone virtual. Lace up, mask up and dress up for this year's Virtual 5k on the Runway which will convenientl...
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September
22,
2020
| 03:10 AM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s 2020 and the air travel industry is in the midst of one of the most uncertain periods in years, with COVID-19 forcing many airlines to drop routes, alter flight schedules or reconsider how they do business. But something unexpected is also ha...
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August
21,
2020
| 18:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It was a rainy Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 18, when TPA Traffic Specialist, Regina Glenn, saw what she thought was a rat dodging cars on the Blue Arrivals drive. Traffic had finally slowed down after rain delays sent vehicles barrelling through the cu...
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August
10,
2020
| 23:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The FAA has awarded Tampa International Airport with its very first Safety Mark of Distinction Award. This prestigious award recognizes exemplary achievements and initiatives that an airport has undertaken to promote operational safety. The FAA ha...
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August
04,
2020
| 16:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dampen travel plans, airlines have been cautious about returning service too quickly or too plentifully at airports across the globe. TPA’s available seats are down about 40 percent compared to this time last yea...
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August
04,
2020
| 15:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
"Walking the airsides these days is certainly different. Almost eerie. It reminds me a lot of the days surrounding Hurricane Irma. The Terminal Ops team is staying busy monitoring the day-to-day operations, conducting ramp inspections, making sure sa...
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August
04,
2020
| 15:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Airport’s friendly faces standing by with a smile to welcome arriving passengers have returned. Volunteer Ambassadors on June 29 resumed their duties of providing information and assistance at the baggage claim level. Volunteer Services Manage...
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July
28,
2020
| 15:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
"Our team is usually first on the scene - helping customers, assisting police, calling in lost or suspicious packages - it's crucial for us to stay on site to help secure the airport, help guests and show a sense of normalcy,” said Senior Traffic Spe...
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July
23,
2020
| 22:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa Bay area couple Alison Herman and John Waterman were stuck across the country with a tiny dilemma. Two, actually. Their twins were born via surrogate in Utah 10 weeks prematurely on May 29, but the health risk of them traveling as a family v...
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July
14,
2020
| 15:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With Americans planning hundreds of millions of trips this summer, local and national governments and health agencies around the world are putting restrictions in place to keep their communities safe from COVID-19. Florida, in particular, is consider...
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July
07,
2020
| 14:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the United States, it brought aviation to a halt. With little interest in travel and vacations, commercial aviation has been slow to return even though TPA is doing better than many airports around the country. T...
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June
26,
2020
| 15:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Partnering with Tampa International Airport as a woman- or minority-owned business just got easier with the launch of a new online Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)/Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business (ACDBE) certification application sys...
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June
09,
2020
| 17:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With its popular 5K on the Runway canceled and the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority facing a 97 percent drop in business due to COVID-19, Tampa International Airport’s United Way Suncoast giving campaign felt a little deflated compared to previ...
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April
09,
2020
| 20:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For seven years in a row, thousands of runners registered, lined up and ran 3.1 miles at the annual TPA 5K on the Runway benefiting United Way Suncoast. This year, COVID-19 had different plans for the well-known race, but runners still took their ...
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March
16,
2020
| 20:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1. Keep a six-foot distance: When possible, try to keep a distance of at least two meters between yourself and others. TPA has numerous seating areas throughout the Main Terminal and Airsides. 2. Follow the CDC's recommendations including: Co...
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February
25,
2020
| 17:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
More than 7,500 visitors came out to Plant City Airport on Feb. 22 for the 10th Annual Planes, Trains and Automobiles event - an all-time record. For young aviation enthusiasts, the EAA offered 91 Young Eagle Flights, giving many children their fi...
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February
12,
2020
| 21:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
SkyCenter One, which is now starting to go vertical, is no ordinary office building. In addition to modern office spaces and unrivaled connectivity to Tampa International Airport, the building will offer up some impressive amenities for all employ...
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2019
December
17,
2019
| 17:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Getting or giving a drone for Christmas? Your first step should be to check how close you are to an airport and review the FAA’s most current rules. With the rising popularity of recreational drones in recent years, the FAA expects the number of n...
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November
26,
2019
| 16:12 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
| 18:16 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
12,
2019
| 19:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Directors on Nov. 7 approved a construction contract that will allow work to begin on two of the biggest elements of Master Plan Phase 2: The new express curbsides and Central Utility Plant. The ...
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November
12,
2019
| 19:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Coming to Tampa International Airport in the next couple of years? Slow down! Tampa International Airport has reduced the speed limit on the George J. Bean Parkway by 5 miles per hour due to extensive construction on the roadway. The widenin...
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November
05,
2019
| 15:00 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
25,
2019
| 22:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Oct. 27 kicked off nearly two years of roadway construction as part of an effort to widen the George J. Bean Parkway to accommodate projected passenger growth. The project is a key element of TPA’s Master Plan, which...
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October
01,
2019
| 18:46 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
| 17:35 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
17,
2019
| 16:49 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
10,
2019
| 17:27 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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August
27,
2019
| 17:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since Tampa International Airport first opened its doors in 1971, the Airport has focused most on one thing: the customer experience. Nearly 50 years later, that’s still the case at TPA, thanks largely to the men and women who come to work every day ...
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August
27,
2019
| 17:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A top national, non-profit trade organization supporting minorities and women in the aviation industry named Tampa International Airport its “Airport of the Year,” recognizing TPA’s accomplishments in bringing more diversity to its contracts. The ...
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