American Airlines CEO Doug Parker named the 2017 Tony Jannus Award recipient

(May 9, 2017) The Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society and Tampa International Airport announced last week American Airlines Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker as the recipient of the 2016 Tony Jannus Award. The Society and TPA representatives made the announcement May 9 at a press conference held at Tampa International Airport. Jeannie Driscoll AA

HCAA Board approves Phase 2 budget amendment

(May 4, 2017) The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board of Directors on Thursday approved a $132.4 million budget amendment allowing initial work to begin on Phase 2 of the Master Plan later this year. Red curbside at TPA

Employee Spotlight - Clayton Lackey

(May 4, 2017) Year after year, Tampa International Airport enjoys the community love and media attention that comes from being ranked among the top three U.S. airports by Condé Nast, TripAdvisor, CNN, Airports Council International and other publications and surveys. Clayton Lackey

TPA launches Zika awareness campaign in advance of summer travel

Summer is almost here. For Florida, that means more travelers, more heat, more rain … and more mosquitoes.

Tampa International Airport, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is doing its part to help prevent the transmission of Zika, a virus spread primarily through mosquito bites. Zika outbreaks are happening all over the world, including parts of Florida and areas to which we have direct flights. TPA is launching a Zika awareness campaign to help prevent the spread of Zika among our travelers and our community.

Employee Spotlight - Greg Forrest

(April 20, 2017) In second grade, Greg Forrest excelled at his schoolwork, often finishing tasks and assignments well before his classmates and making straight-A’s. Which is why his behavior was so puzzling to his teachers and parents. Greg Forrest

Master Plan Phase 2

Tampa International Airport's Phase 2 proposal includes a curbside expansion with new express lanes for passengers without checked baggage and 17-acre commercial development around the rental car center. The development area includes a new office building, convenience store with gas station, hotel as well as a commercial curb to accommodate transit and other ground transportation. Phase II also includes new connections to regional trail networks.

National Weather Service names TPA first StormReady Airport in Florida

(April 6, 2017) Tampa International Airport recently became the first Florida airport to receive StormReady certification from the National Weather Service. The official designation came on March 2, when the Airport presented its program and verified to the NWS that it has met the criteria for the recognition. StormReady logo  

Employee Spotlight - Tony Parriera

(April 6, 2017) The first thing Tony Parreira noticed when he arrived at Tampa International Airport six months ago was how “modern and fresh” everything looked and felt. Tony Perriera

“The landscaping is beautiful, the red and blue coloring throughout,” Parreira said. “Everything from the terrazzo floors to the fountains and decorations and the artwork … It just felt like a comfortable environment.”

Six new offerings at Airside C provide a true taste of Tampa Bay

(April 6, 2017) If you want a taste of Tampa Bay, look no further than the new Marche at Airside C. Marche C

Opened to the public on March 24, the Marche brings local flavors from six prominent restaurants in the area, including Ulele, Goody Goody, Café con Leche Ybor City, Fitlife Foods, Bavaro’s Pizza and Louis Pappas Fresh Greek.

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