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2019
February
14,
2019
Tampa International Airport announced on Thursday that it would step up its enforcement of restricting non-service animals at the airport with an aim at reducing injuries to pets and people as well as enhancing cleanliness and sanitation at TPA. B...
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February
06,
2019
With the historic expansion now complete, Tampa International Airport has revived and reinvigorated its tour program, catering to all ages and interests. Whether you're a class of children curious about aviation, an art or history enthusiast, or simp...
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February
06,
2019
Beginning April 1, Lufthansa will expand its TPA-Frankfurt nonstop flights from four days weekly to six days, creating more flexibility in scheduling and serving more passengers during the high season. The added frequencies will be in place at least ...
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January
31,
2019
The Red Arrival and Departure lanes at Tampa International Airport will be closed overnight to traffic beginning Feb. 4, from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., Monday through Friday. The closure will continue through the end of February, which is typically one of th...
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January
28,
2019
Music, food samples, character actors, performers and more are on tap for the Grand Opening celebration of Tampa International Airport’s 69 new shops and restaurants on Feb. 16 from 2 to 6 p.m. on the third floor of the airport’s Main Terminal. Admis...
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January
11,
2019
“New rental car center, 'SkyConnect' air tram unveiled at Tampa International Airport” (ABC Action News, Feb. 14): On Valentine’s Day, TPA finally opened to the public its state-of-the-art Rental Car Center and SkyConnect train system. TPA staff hand...
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2018
December
22,
2018
On a recent Saturday morning, a Delta A321 roared down Tampa International Airport’s Main Runway. Gathering speed, the captain gently lifted the aircraft’s nose to the sky. The front wheel gently lifted into the air. At that exact moment, 20 pointer ...
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December
06,
2018
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Directors on December 6, approved a $66 million contract for construction of new facilities and site preparation of 35 acres at the Airport’s new SkyCenter development area.  The approval, a majo...
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November
28,
2018
Sixteen years ago, Frontier Airlines came to Tampa International Airport with one route – a nonstop hop to Denver, Colorado. Now the airline serves 19 markets and more than 1 million passengers a year at TPA, making it the airport’s fastest growing a...
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November
28,
2018
Tampa International airport is expecting a busy holiday travel season, already posting record passengers numbers during the Thanksgiving period, which saw a 9.5 percent increase over the same period last year. Here are some tips for both passengers a...
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November
19,
2018
As families and friends around the country make travel plans to connect with loved ones, Tampa International Airport is gearing up for what is expected to be its busiest holiday travel season on record. During the next several days, TPA is projecting...
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November
01,
2018
With excited departing passengers waiting at the gate, Tampa International Airport’s first Norwegian Airlines Dreamliner made its landing at TPA the night of Halloween, making for a special treat to fans of the red-nosed livery. The Airline, which wi...
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October
15,
2018
Tampa International Airport closed Fiscal Year 2018 after logging 21,013,788 passengers – an all-time record for TPA and the Airport’s first time surpassing the 20 million mark. The number represents a 9.3 percent increase over the previous yea...
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October
11,
2018
Keeping up with demand for the popular route, United Airlines will increase its Tampa-San Francisco service from one flight a day to twice daily service beginning June 6, 2019. The schedule of the additional frequency will give Tampa passengers...
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September
20,
2018
Weeknights at 11 p.m., when most people in Florida are snug in their beds or chilling out to late night TV, dozens of workers report for duty at the Tampa International Airport north cargo building.  Not long ago, the building sat vacant and...
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August
22,
2018
(August 22, 2018) As reporters, employees and curious passengers gathered in the Main Terminal SkyConnect atrium on Aug. 22, the buzz was fueled by the sight of fresh tulips, stroopwafels and bicycles near the stage where a big announcement was...
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August
10,
2018
(August 8, 2018) Frontier Airlines today announced it will launch seasonal service from Tampa International Airport to six new cities this winter: Grand Rapids, Michigan; Syracuse, N.Y.; Greenville/Spartanburg, S.C.; Charlotte, N.C.; Portland, ...
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August
01,
2018
With a Cannon t3i in her hand and a grin spanning cheek to cheek, Kelsey Jackson crouches near Taxiway J to capture Spirit Airline’s bright yellow livery as it roars into the clouds. The Ruskin resident credits her favorite airline, Spirit, for...
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July
19,
2018
Coming from high schools in Hillsborough and Pasco counties, 7 students are spending six weeks of their summer at Tampa International Airport to learn about airport careers and the wide world of aviation. The Airport Management and Internship Program...
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July
19,
2018
(July 19, 2018) Citing outstanding outreach efforts and high woman- and minority-owned business participation in concessions and construction, the Federal Aviation Authority presented Tampa International Airport with the 2018 Civil Rights Advoc...
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July
18,
2018
  (July 18, 2018) Tampa International Airport, local lawmakers and transit enthusiasts gathered on July 13 to celebrate another milestone in regional connectivity: the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority’s first seven-day-a-...
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July
18,
2018
  (July 17, 2018) This week, Airports Council International World, a global aviation trade association representing the world’s airport authorities, named Tampa International Airport as the only North American airport inducted into t...
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July
03,
2018
(July 3, 2018) Spirit Airlines to Asheville and Greensboro. Frontier airlines to Greenville-Spartanburg. Sun Country to Madison, Dallas-Ft. Worth and St. Louis. An exciting new international carrier to London.  In the month of June alone, Ta...
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June
27,
2018
(June 27, 2018) Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority officials, transit advocates and Airport leaders gathered at Tampa International Airport Rental Car Center on June 25 to celebrate the launch of the area’s first bus service from Pinellas County...
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June
26,
2018
(June 26, 2018) Norwegian Air will launch two-times weekly nonstop flights to London’s Gatwick Airport from Tampa International Airport beginning in October, bringing a new carrier to Tampa and adding another option for reaching Europe from the...
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June
19,
2018
(June 19, 2018) Tampa International Airport Vice President of Concessions Laurie Noyes was named the 2018 ACI-NA Concessions Person of the Year at the organization’s annual awards ceremony in Portland on June 14.  Noyes, who has been with TPA for six...
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June
18,
2018
(June 18, 2018) Tampa International Airport’s new restaurants mean more variety, more flavors and, for those looking to go meat-free, more vegetarian and vegan options than ever before.  With most of the 69 new shops and restaurants now open, TPA’s c...
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June
13,
2018
(June 13, 2018) Spirit Airlines announced it will add two nonstop routes at Tampa International Airport, providing new and convenient connections to the popular North Carolina destinations Greensboro and Asheville. Both flights will begin September 6...
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June
07,
2018
Tampa Bay Restaurant Week 2018 is almost here and Tampa International Airport’s restaurants, for the first time, will play a starring role in the culinary adventure with special three-course prix fixe menus.  Running from June 14 to June 24, the 10-d...
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June
07,
2018
(June 7, 2018) As Tampa International Airport has celebrated several developments and milestones over the past couple of years, its general aviation airports have been quietly making some success stories of their own.  Along with providing traffic re...
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