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

(June 26, 2014) - Alaska Airlines landed the first daily nonstop flight at Tampa International Airport on Friday, June 20, and departed later that day with celebrations complete with cake, Starbucks coffee and dancing flamingoes.

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(June 5, 2014) - Tampa International Airport will host an Airport Master Plan Subcontractor Outreach and Opportunities Fair on June 26 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the airport Marriott Hotel. The event is intended to encourage networking with design/...

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(May 23, 2014) - Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron was named this year’s Tony Jannus Award recipient at a press conference held at Tampa International Airport on May 21. Heilbron will officially receive the award at a dinner banquet held in his honor...

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