Newsroom - Tampa International Airport (news)

2019
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
19,
2019
| 06:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Air travel is at an all-time high around the U.S. and, while airports everywhere are thankful for the increase in guests and business, they’re also bracing themselves for that Thankgiving crush that happens each year. This week marks the beginning of...
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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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September
24,
2019
| 04:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport along with the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority's three other general aviation airports were recognized this month by the Airports Council International Airport Carbon Accreditation program, with one of the airports ...
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September
17,
2019
| 06:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport had the pleasure of being the host airport for this year’s ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exposition held at the Tampa Convention Center, where product reps and business owners from all over the world came together this week t...
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September
17,
2019
| 04:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The soul of a pirate, heart of the Hispanic culture, and the citrus-y goodness of Florida oranges - all shaken up and strained over ice. Can the essence of the Tampa Bay region be captured in one beverage? Tampa International Airport thinks so. On...
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September
10,
2019
| 06:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
You’ve heard the plans for the new SkyCenter development area. You’ve viewed renderings for the express curbsides. And you’ve seen what’s left of the old Red Side Rental Car Garage after the recent implosion. But one of the most exciting Master Pl...
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September
10,
2019
| 05:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport expects to serve 23.3 million passengers over the next 12 months, logging yet another record year and topping projected numbers from this past fiscal year by 4.6 percent. The passenger traffic number was among many other p...
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September
03,
2019
| 07:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
With much of the state’s east coast dealing with the effects of Hurricane Dorian, Tampa International Airport continued with operations as normally as it possibly could while watching from afar the powerful storm. Dozens of flights were canceled M...
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August
27,
2019
| 05:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since Tampa International Airport first opened its doors in 1971, the Airport has focused most on one thing: the customer experience. Nearly 50 years later, that’s still the case at TPA, thanks largely to the men and women who come to work every day ...
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August
27,
2019
| 05:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A top national, non-profit trade organization supporting minorities and women in the aviation industry named Tampa International Airport its “Airport of the Year,” recognizing TPA’s accomplishments in bringing more diversity to its contracts. The ...
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August
06,
2019
| 04:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport wants to make sure the airport, along with the beautiful region surrounding it, is enjoyed by generations to come. One way to do this is by reducing its own CO2 emissions as well as also emissions of all other greenhouse g...
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August
05,
2019
| 05:33 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Whether you’re dreaming of hiking to medieval castles in Germany or sipping tea in England, your bucket list trip is only a few clicks away. With so many nonstop and one-stop connections from Tampa now, it’s never been a better time to plan that fall...
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July
22,
2019
| 10:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The latest phase of Tampa International Airport’s expansion is officially underway and the Airport has set its sights on a new target: $74.7 million. That’s how much TPA is projected to spend with disadvantaged business enterprises and woman- and ...
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July
22,
2019
| 10:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Spotty service, dropped calls, slow data loading and so-called “dead zones” are getting closer to becoming inconveniences of the past at TPA, thanks to a recently signed agreement that will bring hundreds of strategically placed antennas to the Airpo...
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July
16,
2019
| 05:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Innovations in medical transport. Sustainable infrastructure. Connected vehicle technology. Colorado's first autonomous and accessible shuttle. These were just a few of the topics covered in the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COM...
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July
16,
2019
| 04:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The people. The PA announcements. The bright lights and moving trains. Even as one of the country’s most favorite user-friendly airports, Tampa International Airport operates at a busy pace and travel can be stressful endeavor. But there is some r...
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