Articles tagged with 'news' | Tampa Airport

Newsroom - Tampa International Airport (news)

2022
August
15,
2022
| 23:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is hosting another opportunity for job seekers looking for a position at a retail shop or restaurant.Cooks and Cashiers Hiring Night will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Airport’s Main Terminal on Leve...
Read more
Tags
August
15,
2022
| 17:33 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With record peak days of travelers taking flight in 2022, airports worldwide are busier than ever. That not only means more people filling up TPA's terminals, but also more four-legged companions. Flying with a pet can be overwhelming and confusing, ...
Read more
Tags
August
08,
2022
| 22:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA’s Airside C restroom renovations are paying off as the spacious, new loos are now a finalist in the 2022 America’s Best Restroom contest.Cintas Corporation, which hosts the contest, chose ten public restroom finalists based on cleanliness, visual...
Read more
Tags
August
02,
2022
| 16:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Hauling around luggage is usually the least enjoyable part of any trip. But for families traveling with small children, packing often means bringing along car seats, strollers, or even a Pack 'n Play. Flying with all that extra gear is not only exhau...
Read more
July
26,
2022
| 15:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It was February of 1983 when Paul Ridgeway first walked through the doors of Tampa International Airport. The 22-year-old Tampa Bay Tech graduate had been working in the air conditioning business since he was 16 and he had just become a father.“I was...
Read more
July
25,
2022
| 20:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a years-long pilot program, biometric screening is now ready for use at some of Tampa International Airport's gates.Implementing this technology for departures is one of the latest initiatives TPA has undertaken to improve efficiency, safety an...
Read more
July
19,
2022
| 16:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Work on another big expansion is now underway at Tampa International Airport.After completing the Blue Express Curbsides project last year, crews will begin preparations to build a Red Express Curbsides facility on the opposite side of the Airport. “...
Read more
July
11,
2022
| 19:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The final pieces of the giant flamingo-shaped puzzle are coming together.The custom ceiling tiles arrived last month, and after weeks of prep work in ensuring everything is in place underneath, the tiles will be installed within the next couple of we...
Read more
July
07,
2022
| 19:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It's official: Virgin Atlantic is coming to Tampa Bay!  On Wednesday, the airline announced new year-round service with plans to initially fly four times a week before increasing to daily flights year-round beginning November 28. Offering more than 1...
Read more
Tags
July
01,
2022
| 18:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Things are heating up at Tampa International Airport, and we’re not just talking about the number of passengers streaming through our doors. With temperatures reaching the sweltering 90s, TPA has put its cooling mechanisms in overdrive, bringing you ...
Read more
June
28,
2022
| 15:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a record May that saw more than 1.9 million passengers and a very busy start to the summer travel season, TPA is gearing up for another influx of passengers over Independence Day weekend. The good news: Despite the challenges across the industr...
Read more
June
21,
2022
| 14:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Like many people, Coretta Youmans loves to travel.  And one of the few things she loves even more than her trips, is her hometown airport, Tampa International.Returning home on a recent flight, Youmans says she heard the recorded voice of Tampa Mayor...
Read more
June
11,
2022
| 03:20 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Passengers flying into the U.S. will no longer need a  pre-departure negative COVID-19 test to enter the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Friday, June 10. The testing requirement will be rescinded as of Sunda...
Read more
June
09,
2022
| 22:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
If you’ve ever wondered what things are like behind the scenes at America’s Favorite Airport, now’s your chance to explore and learn.After a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TPA is proud to resume tours that will cover the history, structure...
Read more
June
09,
2022
| 19:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With so much growth and construction happening at Tampa International Airport, incorporating green designs and sustainable practices has been more important than ever. From water usage to reducing carbon emissions, several initiatives to protect TPA'...
Read more
June
03,
2022
| 23:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The major makeover to Tampa International Airport’s main runway is now complete following a 45-day closure. The runway reopened to aircraft traffic Friday evening.Runway 1L/19R was first closed on April 20 to allow construction crews to begin work on...
Read more
May
31,
2022
| 12:57 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International will celebrate the arrival of the Airport’s very first regularly scheduled A350 service as Finnair, the national carrier of Finland, is scheduled to touch down in Tampa this week. The airline will be operating the Tampa to Frankfu...
Read more
Tags
May
24,
2022
| 17:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There are many airport employees who weren't even born when Joe DeCesare began his career at Tampa International Airport in 1965.  After 55 years, the Cayman Airways station manager holds a special record for longest tenure at TPA, even longer than t...
Read more
May
24,
2022
| 17:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s one more step toward some awesome aviary ambience in TPA’s Main Terminal: The long awaited, custom-made ceiling panels, designed to replicate the surface of water surrounding the Airport’s brand-new flamingo, have finally arrived in Tampa. The m...
Read more
Tags
May
10,
2022
| 17:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare: An beloved animal that runs off and gets lost in an unfamiliar place.That’s exactly what happened to Rocky, a Chihuahua mix who arrived to TPA on a flight from Puerto Rico on May 6. When Rocky’s family came to ...
Read more
May
03,
2022
| 18:13 PM Europe/Amsterdam
 Just in time for summer, Tampa International Airport and Frontier Airlines on Tuesday announced they will launch three new international flights to Punta Cana and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, Montego Bay in Jamaica, and a fourth new U.S....
Read more
May
02,
2022
| 17:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s back!After last year’s successful inaugural fundraiser that resulted in more than $16,000 going to the United Way Suncoast, the Voice of TPA contest is returning this month.Tampa International Airport is again offering one lucky winner a once-in...
Read more
April
19,
2022
| 04:10 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Per the TSA’s removal of its federal mask mandate, masks are now optional at Tampa International Airport, effective immediately. Passengers, employees and guests are no longer required to wear masks or face coverings in any of the facilities or termi...
Read more
April
18,
2022
| 20:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Bright green grass, perfectly manicured, and vibrant foliage greet you on the drive into Tampa International Airport. Large, lush planters can be seen throughout the Main Terminal and Airsides.Beautifying the Airport is a big job. And an important on...
Read more
Tags
April
12,
2022
| 15:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport’s main runway is about to get a major makeover—and not just the cosmetic kind. Beginning April 20, runway 1L/19R on the west side of the Airport will close completely for 45 days as crews begin some important improvements ...
Read more
Tags
April
12,
2022
| 15:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When we think of public safety heroes, police officers, firefighters and paramedics are among the first that come to mind. But behind each emergency situation, there is often a call for help or a dispatcher who must clearly and accurately get emergen...
Read more
Tags
April
04,
2022
| 20:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After a two-year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, TPA’s largest community fundraising event - the 5K on the Runway - returned on April 2, raising $82,033 for United Way Suncoast. This year’s theme: From heart to sole, we’re lacing up and giving back. Pro...
Read more
Tags
March
29,
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 first of three public meetings on Monday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority...
Read more
Tags
March
25,
2022
| 15:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
TPA has long been known for its intuitive design, speedy lines and convenience. Now, the Airport has an exciting new signature feature: a 21-foot flamingo sculpture in the center of the Main Terminal.The giant bird’s head, neck and legs are now in pl...
Read more
Tags
March
22,
2022
| 19:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On March 19, Aviation enthusiasts from Tampa Bay came together to support Women in Aviation at the first ever GALA event. The GALA, which stands for Girls Achieving Leadership in Aviation, was organized to raise funds to provide scholarships to young...
Read more
Tags