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2021
February
22,
2021
| 16:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Just a short flight away in the heart of the south is a place where local coffee shops, beer gardens and the occasional haunted building line picturesque cobblestone streets as waves from the nearby Atlantic lap its scenic shores.Savannah, Georgia is...
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February
09,
2021
| 15:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A year of planning and preparation. Thousands of volunteers and excited fans. Hundreds of private planes. Countless VIPs. The Super Bowl is more than football's biggest stage - it's also a time for the host city's airport to shine. That's exactly wha...
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February
01,
2021
| 22:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport on Feb. 2 will begin supporting the enforcement of a federal face mask mandate that includes penalties for passengers and others who refuse to wear a face mask.Refusing to wear a mask at the Airport is a violation of feder...
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January
26,
2021
| 15:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Can you smell that? Mustard? Beer? Newly painted turf?Super Bowl LV is just a couple of weeks away, and like most of the Tampa Bay region, Tampa International Airport is ready for the big game. But what does it really mean to host something as big as...
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January
14,
2021
| 16:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport will soon become the first airport in the country to offer 5G mobile speeds to passengers across the nation's three major cellular carriers.The dramatically enhanced service will provide some of the fastest internet speeds...
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January
12,
2021
| 15:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After more than a year of planning, Tampa International Airport is preparing to welcome two NFL teams to its airfield and an influx of visitors to its terminals for Super Bowl LV. While the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted some shifting and changes to ...
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January
07,
2021
| 15:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Jan. 8, Copa Airlines resumed nonstop service to Panama City, Panama, giving TPA passengers access to 21 destinations in 12 countries across Central and South America. The flights to Panama-Tocumen International Airport (PTY) will operate twice we...
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January
06,
2021
| 22:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Today, TPA joined with the Florida Attorney General and the global organization It’s a Penalty to launch a campaign designed to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of human trafficking in Tampa Bay and the State of Florida.Tampa has the 12th highest...
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January
04,
2021
| 17:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
NEW CLOSURE DATE: The closure of the Howard Frankland Bridge for Jan. 9 and Jan. 10 has been postponed. The closure will now take place beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 until noon on Sunday, Jan. 17.Attention Tampa International Airport traveler...
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2020
December
28,
2020
| 20:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
We couldn't have predicted the many things we took for granted would be gone in a flash in 2020. Our passenger numbers plunged, our international routes all but disappeared and many of the things we love most about Tampa International Airport changed...
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December
17,
2020
| 18:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As Tampa International Airport prepares for its busy Christmas and New Year’s travel period, the Airport would like to remind passengers to follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition to mandating face masks and social distan...
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December
14,
2020
| 22:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
1. I need to fly to another state or country. How will I know the COVID-19 requirements/restrictions upon arrival?Many states and cities accross the U.S. have different travel restrictions in place. The CDC has compiled the most up-to-date info here ...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa Bay is home to a growing number of new and local brands, and that doesn't stop when you arrive at Tampa International Airport. After a multi-year renovation, we have completely reimagined our shops and restaurants with a greater emphasis on all...
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November
30,
2020
| 21:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As some international service slowly returns to Tampa International Airport, Southwest Airlines is planning to bring back the most popular route among the Tampa Bay region’s Cuban-American families with its commercial nonstop service between Tampa an...
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November
30,
2020
| 16:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Finding a convenient and comfortable spot for traveling pups to do their business can be stressful for passengers on the move.Not any more.Earlier this month, Tampa International Airport debuted new (and long-awaited) service animal relief areas at t...
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November
24,
2020
| 14:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Copa Airlines will soon resume flights to Panama from Tampa International Airport - restoring Tampa Bay's connection to Central and South America.Direct flights to Panama City (PTY) restart on Jan. 8, 2021. They will operate twice weekly, on Mondays ...
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November
17,
2020
| 16:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
JetBlue Airlines is scheduled to launch service to Cancun on Nov. 19, making it the first inbound flight to pass through TPA's U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in more than seven months.The international arrivals area might look a little d...
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November
16,
2020
| 21:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is making preparations for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period, which typically includes some of the single busiest travel days of the year. TPA is expecting more passengers than the Airport has seen since the ...
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November
12,
2020
| 13:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport is back open for business. Our team has completed a thorough assessment of airport facilities and found no issues or damage as a result of the storm.Additionally, all general aviation activities at Tampa International Airp...
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October
28,
2020
| 13:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Tampa International Airport and BayCare Health System today announced the expansion of the airport’s COVID-19 passenger testing program through the end of the year after a successful October pilot. The COVID-19 testing site is located in the airpo...
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October
26,
2020
| 21:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As the holidays peak around the corner, airlines are resuming routes that previously served at TPA - some with lower frequencies - while five airlines are launching completely new service. Among the resumptions include destinations all across the ...
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October
21,
2020
| 19:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In the coming months, Silver Airways will launch new routes to Charleston and Columbia in South Carolina, bringing back connections to two cities that have been unserved in recent years from Tampa International Airport. Charleston service will beg...
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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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