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2020
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
19,
2020
| 20:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Charleston, S.C. has been voted the #1 city in the U.S. for 10 years in a row by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Award. Now, Tampa International Airport has a nonstop flight right into the heart of the action.  Silver Airwa...
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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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October
08,
2020
| 21:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Southwest Airlines today announced a new nonstop route from Tampa to Miami, increasing service between TPA and Florida's largest airport. The route will offer service three times daily to the South Florida city and is scheduled to launch November 15....
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October
05,
2020
| 22:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Alexandra Bouzas was about to board her flight from Newark when she stopped by TPA’s COVID-19 testing site. Her friend she was visiting in New Jersey saw an article about the testing pilot so she decided get the rapid antigen test before boarding Thu...
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October
05,
2020
| 16:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since the start of COVID-19 in the U.S., Airports across the country have been on a collective air service roller coaster ride with cancellations, resumptions and additions. This month, however, TPA seems to be on the up-end of the tracks with 12 res...
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September
29,
2020
| 16:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport, in partnership with BayCare Health System, announced the launch of the country’s first airport testing pilot that will offer two types of FDA-approved COVID-19 tests for all departing and arriving passengers. The testi...
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September
23,
2020
| 22:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
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September
23,
2020
| 20:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The results are in and Tampa International Airport is once again among the best airports in North America for passenger satisfaction.  TPA ranked #2 among large airports in North America by J.D. Power’s 2020 North America Airport Satisfaction Stud...
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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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September
10,
2020
| 18:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
JetBlue Airways announced Thursday an expansion of its route map, which includes two new nonstop flights from TPA to Richmond, Va., and Cancun, Mexico. Service to the cities will begin Nov. 19 and the flights will be daily, subject to adjustments ...
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September
10,
2020
| 15:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport earlier this month debuted a new family-friendly amenity: Dedicated nursing rooms for traveling mothers. On Sept. 8, TPA opened three new nursing rooms, including locations in the Main Terminal, Airside E and F. Additio...
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September
08,
2020
| 16:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport saw a slight but significant uptick in Labor Day travelers over the long weekend, including its highest daily count since traffic plummeted in late March. Between Thursday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 7, more than 117,00...
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August
24,
2020
| 20:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Two named storms swirling in the Gulf this week serve as a fitting reminder that peak hurricane season is here and it could impact your travel plans. Hurricane season, which runs from June through November, typically peaks in mid-August through la...
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August
24,
2020
| 17:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Why do you wear a mask? Is it for your grandmother? Your brother? Your kids? If you're like some of our passengers, you might be wearing it to protect those around you or yourself - or maybe you're wearing it because the sign outside of the Airpor...
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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
20,
2020
| 16:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is helping make the passenger experience smoother – and even more touch-free. Earlier this month, TPA unveiled the second of four banks of electronic gates that will help the Airport manage passengers heading to each ai...
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August
10,
2020
| 17:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport's TSA team is now using a new, one-stop authentication tool to streamline passenger screening and eliminate the need to show multiple travel documents. The new Credential Authentication Technology units, known as CATs, ...
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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
| 15:24 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
27,
2020
| 22:08 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Visitors to Tampa International Airport can expect to see heavy roadway construction and detours in the coming months as part of an effort to upgrade to the Airport’s roadways. The work, which is scheduled to begin Aug. 2, involves replacing ten l...
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July
27,
2020
| 17:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While COVID-19 continues to hamper global air travel, a new Tampa International Airport survey of more than 5,500 people from the region, the U.S. and abroad shows a glimmer of hope for future travel in a post-pandemic world. The survey shows that...
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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
20,
2020
| 17:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
UPDATE: Effective July 22, the Bahamian government has closed its borders to international commercial flights and commercial vessels from the United States. For more details, please visit the country's official reopening website. International com...
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July
17,
2020
| 17:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport has once again landed among America’s best airports, according to Travel & Leisure magazine. TPA claimed the #4 spot for 2020 in the publication’s annual World’s Best Awards survey, which asks Travel & Leisure readers t...
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July
16,
2020
| 20:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Alaska Airlines is adding two new ways to get to the West Coast from Tampa. Beginning Nov. 20, Alaska will offer daily nonstop flights between Tampa and Los Angeles and twice-weekly service to San Francisco as part of the airline’s efforts to conn...
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July
16,
2020
| 16:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As passengers mask up, maintain social distance and prepare for takeoff, miles and miles of touched escalator handrails disappear into the abyss somewhere far beyond the purview of the traveler’s eye. With TPA’s newest cleaning device, those handrail...
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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
13,
2020
| 22:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With a wall of monitors constantly flickering updates and an endless stream of phone calls, the large team inside TPA’s Airport Operations Center plays a vital role in keeping the Airport humming along. They also play a major role in communicating...
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