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2022
December
06,
2022
| 16:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Almost the entire population of Tampa, Kansas, arrived at TPA this week for a quick vacation to enjoy what Tampa, Florida, has to offer.Visit Tampa Bay, which markets the city and region as a tourism destination, partnered with Southwest Airlines to ...
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December
05,
2022
| 17:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Florida Department of Transportation is planning two nights of road closures across the Howard Frankland Bridge next week that may affect travelers heading to Tampa International Airport from southern Pinellas County.FDOT is closing the northboun...
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November
29,
2022
| 07:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s flamingo needs no introduction, but it does need a name. Now, the Airport is offering one lucky winner the chance to name the iconic bird.The 21-foot flamingo, located in the Main Terminal, has become a meeting point and...
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November
22,
2022
| 19:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is now officially decked out for the holidays, bringing lights, colors and music to our terminals. TPA's traditional decorations went up last week when a team of around 20 people spent 9 hours decorating the entire airport...
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November
22,
2022
| 16:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With the 2022 holiday travel season in full swing, Tampa International Airport’s innovative Blue Express Curbsides are offering guests a fast and easy option for getting in and out of the Main Terminal.The cutting-edge concept, the first of its kind ...
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November
17,
2022
| 22:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s award-winning Airside C restrooms are now twice as nice, with the terminal’s fully renovated south side facilities opening just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday rush.The newly opened restrooms are no doubt a welcome ...
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November
14,
2022
| 22:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the holiday travel season heats up, Tampa International Airport is preparing to see as many as 75,000 to 80,000 passengers on peak days during the Thanksgiving period, one of its busiest times of the year.Some days will see higher passenger number...
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November
10,
2022
| 22:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport remains open and operational and continues to ensure the safety and efficiency of its facilities as a full schedule of flights resume today. TPA and the surrounding airfield sustained no damage from Tropical Storm Nicole.A...
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November
09,
2022
| 19:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After reviewing the Tampa Bay area forecast for Tropical Storm Nicole this morning, TPA does not anticipate significant weather impacts that would warrant closing the airport. However, airlines may still decide to delay or cancel some flights, so we ...
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November
02,
2022
| 23:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and Virgin Atlantic kicked off their new relationship in style Wednesday as they celebrated new nonstop service between Tampa Bay and London Heathrow (LHR).Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson greeted the airline’s ...
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November
01,
2022
| 14:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After 31 years with Alaska Airlines, Brad Tilden is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Tony Jannus Award. The honor is presented annually to an individual who has made major and lasting contributions to the commercial aviation industry.Brad Til...
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November
01,
2022
| 14:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will be kicking off its first nonstop route to London Heathrow (LHR) with welcome festivities for new partner Virgin Atlantic on Wednesday.The airline’s new Airbus A330neo, a premium aircraft named “Billie Holiday,” will a...
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October
24,
2022
| 20:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Logan Ward has always loved aviation, and from a young age, had a dream of one day working someplace where she could see aircraft taking off and landing.Then, while studying at Everglades University, she heard about Tampa International Airport's Oper...
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October
19,
2022
| 19:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport has a new honor to add to its list of #1 accolades: Winner of the 2022 Cintas America's Best Restroom Contest.The Airport's sleek, modern and newly renovated Airside C restroom were among 10 finalists that were selected by...
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October
18,
2022
| 15:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In an effort to ensure that the public stays informed about the Airport’s 2022 Master Plan Update (MPU) process and progress, TPA will host the second of three public meetings on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. It will be held in the ballroom of the Mu...
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October
18,
2022
| 14:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A major expansion at Sheltair’s Tampa International Airport facility is on schedule one year after breaking ground for new hangars and offices.It’s just in time, too, as the largest privately-held fixed base operator chain in the United States is see...
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October
11,
2022
| 21:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Frontier Airlines celebrated the arrival of “America’s greenest aircraft” by revealing its new Airbus A321neo at Tampa International Airport on Tuesday.The plane is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s ultra-efficient GTF engines and featuring a brand-new li...
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October
04,
2022
| 04:57 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport resumed commercial flights at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30. The Airport suspended operations as it was threatened by Hurricane Ian, which eventually turned south away from Tampa Bay.Maintenance crews, operations staff, concess...
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October
03,
2022
| 22:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Travelers returning to TPA on Friday were pleased to find their usual experiences at America’s Favorite Airport were already back in place after Hurricane Ian. Tampa International Airport had suspended operations at 5 p.m. Tuesday in anticipation of ...
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September
29,
2022
| 17:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After being closed for nearly three days due to Hurricane Ian, Tampa International Airport reopened to the public and resumed operations on Friday, Sept. 30.Airport maintenance and operations staff inspected the airfield and facilities Thursday morni...
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September
27,
2022
| 23:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As planned, Tampa International Airport suspended all operations beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 due to Hurricane Ian, which continues to threaten the Tampa Bay region with strong winds, heavy rain and storm surge.The last passenger aircraft to...
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September
27,
2022
| 03:16 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will suspend all operations beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 due to Hurricane Ian, which continues to threaten the Tampa Bay region with strong winds, heavy rain and storm surge.The 5 p.m. closure will allow the Airpo...
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September
26,
2022
| 18:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
UPDATE:  9/27/22  9:00 a.m.Tampa International Airport holds a news conference to discuss tonight's 5:00 p.m. suspension of flight operations along with ongoing storm preps and recovery planning.  Click on the video above to watch.VIDEO LINK: https:/...
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September
21,
2022
| 20:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TAMPA, Fla. – ** Mic drop **_________________About TPA – Tampa International Airport is a major economic driver for the Tampa Bay region and is the gateway to the west coast of Florida. Consistently ranked among the world’s most beloved airports, TPA...
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September
20,
2022
| 02:43 AM Europe/Amsterdam
The Tampa Bay Chapter of Women in Aviation International’s annual Girls in Aviation Day is returning this year to help encourage local children to explore careers in aviation and aerospace.The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturda...
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September
19,
2022
| 19:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
If you’re looking for a flamingo-inspired update to your wardrobe or want to add some flamingo flair to your everyday life, TPA has you covered. The Shoppes at Bayshore Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, The Shoppes at Bayshore store has introdu...
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September
08,
2022
| 16:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Thursday, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Directors approved the Aviation Authority’s Fiscal Year 2023 Capital and Operating Budget, which includes the new $787.4 million terminal.Airside D highlights:Construction is expected t...
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September
06,
2022
| 16:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
9/26/22 UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE FORECAST APPROACH OF HURRICANE IAN. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.More than 25 companies at Tampa International Airport are looking to fill hundreds of jobs at the upcoming Airport-wid...
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August
24,
2022
| 15:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Brett Fay, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority's Director of General Aviation, explains why TPA and its smaller airports like Tampa Executive need to be ready for the arrival of Advanced Air Mobility....
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August
22,
2022
| 18:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A Tampa International Airport Police Officer who was recognized for saving a motorcycle crash victim’s life got a surprise visit at the award ceremony last week from the man he saved. Officer Ryan Runge was on patrol March 15 when he saw smoke at the...
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