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2020
February
17,
2020
| 07:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for an international getaway this summer?  Getting to Europe from TPA is even easier! In March, Norwegian Air will increase its London service to three times weekly (up from 2x) for the summer schedule. Since its launch on Oct. 31, 2...
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February
12,
2020
| 09:06 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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February
10,
2020
| 10:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
  SkyCenter One is going vertical as work on the nine-story office building is really starting to move along quickly. In recent weeks, crews with contractor J.E. Dunn have begun pouring concrete shear walls for the building’s two stairwells and...
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February
10,
2020
| 05:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Grand Cayman From miles and miles of clean, sandy beaches (7 miles to be exact) to museums, guided tours and spas, Grand Cayman makes the perfect close-to-home vacay spot. Enjoy the wildlife of the area at Stringray City or slow things down at the...
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February
04,
2020
| 05:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Passengers and guests traveling to Airside A are getting the first taste of a new screening technology that will soon be seen throughout Tampa International Airport. Beginning this week, TPA is debuting the first set of electronic gates at the ent...
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January
31,
2020
| 10:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When historian Lizzie Jenkins and artist Pedro Jermaine met at a Rosewood remembrance banquet a few years ago, the connection was instant and the rest, Jenkins likes to say, “is history.” The two brought an even bigger history to life this week as...
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January
24,
2020
| 10:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Imagine owning a business and having a crystal ball that tells you when, where and how you’ll get your next big customer rush. Tampa International Airport doesn’t have such psychic powers, but it does have an innovative new predictive analytics tool ...
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January
21,
2020
| 05:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines last week announced it will be adding five daily nonstop flights to Miami, creating easier Latin America connections for TPA passengers with its partnering LATAM Airlines. The service, which will use the 76-seater Embraer ERJ-175, is ...
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January
15,
2020
| 04:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Wednesday was named the first bicycle-friendly Airport in the United States by the League of American Bicyclists – a designation that recognizes TPA’s support of cycling in the Tampa Bay region. TPA’s efforts include...
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January
13,
2020
| 05:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Want to visit Tampa International Airport’s new post-security shops, restaurants, bars and spas, but you don’t have an airline ticket? We’ve got you covered. Beginning on Jan. 18, the Airport is expanding the TPA All Access program from Saturda...
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January
07,
2020
| 04:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s innovative remote bag check and boarding pass facility had a banner year in 2019 – and this year promises to be even better with the addition of a new airline served and additional kiosks. In 2019, the Airport process...
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January
07,
2020
| 03:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
  Main Terminal: Picking up a friend or loved one at TPA? Come on in, stay a while! Our Main Terminal boasts lots of food options from fast and fresh like Wendy’s and Chick-fil-a, to sit-down dining at Hard Rock and P. F. Chang’s – each with he...
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2019
December
23,
2019
| 06:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
New flights. Passenger records. Historic renovations. Greater financial strength and community involvement. From one of the worst recessions on record to unprecedented success, it’s been a decade to remember at Tampa International Airport. Here...
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December
17,
2019
| 05:38 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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December
17,
2019
| 05:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s new and improved Cell Phone Waiting Lot is now open – just in time for the busy holiday season. The new lot, located adjacent to the old facility, features significant upgrades to the flight information displays, new ...
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December
05,
2019
| 06:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Water bottle filling stations, nursing rooms and service animal relief areas are coming to Tampa International Airport. On Thursday, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority approved the addition of the three frequently requested upgrades throug...
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December
03,
2019
| 03:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
You love Tampa International Airport, you’ve got a free Saturday coming up and you’re ready to sign up for your first TPA All Access pass. But which of the four Airsides do you pick? What’s there to do? The options are endless, but here are fiv...
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November
14,
2019
| 10:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Spirit Airlines on Thursday launched new service to Newark, New York City and Indianapolis from Tampa International Airport, building on a remarkable period of growth that has seen the airline add more passengers in the last year than any other airli...
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November
12,
2019
| 07:21 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
| 07:09 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
07,
2019
| 06:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and developer VanTrust Real Estate on Thursday broke ground on the new SkyCenter One office – the first commercial office building linked to the Airport by train. The nine-story office building will be located in a prim...
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November
05,
2019
| 06:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Monday joined the Federal Aviation Administration for the country’s first-ever National Drone Safety Awareness Week. The weeklong event, which runs from Nov. 4 through Nov. 10, raises awareness about how to safety an...
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November
05,
2019
| 04:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
At Tampa International Airport, sweet and savory options coexist in abundance and are never hard to find. From "Bonuts" exclusive to TPA to the one and only Potbelly Sandwich Shop in all of Florida, travelers don't have to leave the Airport before th...
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October
29,
2019
| 04:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A plane in the waters of Tampa Bay. An initial call. The activiation of the Airport's Incident Command Center and opening of a Friends and Relatives Center. Triaging of victims and fielding media questions. For four hours on Friday, Oct. 25, more ...
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October
22,
2019
| 05:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1 ) Save your back – and a good bit of time – by using remote bag check at the Rental Car Center. Travelers returning cars to the Rental Car Center before making their way to the Main Terminal can unload their luggage, strollers and other cumberso...
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October
15,
2019
| 06:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Oct. 21 will permanently close the guideways in between the shuttles that connect the Main Terminal and Airsides as part of an ongoing effort to enhance safety and security. These guideways will be closed to all pass...
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October
15,
2019
| 02:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The performance comes on the heels of strong domestic service growth led by Frontier and Spirit, and new international service, including nonstop flights to London on Norwegian Air and to Amsterdam on Delta Air Lines. ...
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October
08,
2019
| 07:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines announced today it will launch daily nonstop service between Tampa International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport beginning March 11, 2020, expanding Tampa International Airport’s connections to the West Coast. “We’...
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October
04,
2019
| 05:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
CAE USA, one of the leading training and simulation companies in the defense market, last week celebrated the groundbreaking of its new state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters facility to be located on Tampa International Airport's property. The new fa...
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September
30,
2019
| 06:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA's newest gallery exhibit by National Geographic explorer and natural artist, Matthew Cicanese, examines the intersection of art, science, and the innate connections that humans hold with the natural world. He creates images which illuminate the l...
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