Online Newsroom

Welcome to the official online newsroom of Tampa International Airport. The newsroom is operated by the Aviation Authority's Communications Department. All requests for public information and media interviews should be directed to this office. 

For a quick reference guide to TPA visit our Fact Sheet. Learn more about the history of TPA through this interactive timeline.

Feature Stories

(November 21, 2017) Four years after becoming the first airline to offer nonstop service between Tampa Bay and Panama City, Copa Airlines, member of the global Star Alliance network, announced today it will increase service to daily flights beginning...

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(November 16, 2017) Holiday travel season is upon us and it’s going to be another busy year for Tampa International Airport. TPA is anticipating nearly 300,000 enplaned passengers over the Thanksgiving travel period, Nov. 18 through Nov. 27. Here are...

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(November 2, 2017) Wearing distinctive red or blue shirts and broad smiles, TPA’s volunteer ambassadors are the friendly faces in baggage claim who greet visitors to the Tampa Bay area, answering questions on everything from ground transportation to...

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