(April 19, 2018) Tampa international airport would like to invite all local drone pilots and members of the Tampa Bay community to attend an educational outreach presentation on Thursday, May 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Aviation Authority boardroom.
(April 18, 2018) Growing up in her hometown of tiny Homer, New York (population 6,405 as of the 2010 U.S. Census), Kathie Taube decided to major in Zoology while attending the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego.
“I wanted to swim with Shamu, but that didn’t quite happen,” she said.
(April 16, 2018) Tampa International Airport served a record 2,192,602 passengers in March, making it the busiest single month in Airport history.
The record beat the previous high set in March 2017 by 213,358 passengers – a 10.8 percent jump – and wraps up a busy first six months of fiscal year 2018.
(April 5, 2018) When Kerrick Williams heard about Tampa International Airport’s Buyer-Supplier Connect Outreach event, he knew it would be worth his time to attend. As a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certified owner of a local photography and video production company, he had attended similar TPA-hosted outreach efforts in the past and made connections that led to new clients.
(April 5, 2018) If it’s on a screen, lights up, makes sound or displays digital info anywhere throughout Tampa International Airport, there’s a good chance James Tarro had a hand in it. As TPA’s Audio/Visual Support Technologist, he’s responsible for keeping guests informed, making sure presentations go smoothly and troubleshooting when things go awry.
“It’s a really fun job,” Tarro said. “I get to play with the best of technology.”
(April 3, 2018) Late last month, Tampa International Airport opened a new PDQ and Burger 21 on the airside, bringing two new fast-food joints to TPA’s busiest airside.
With everything from crafted burgers (think ahi tuna and Korean BBQ) to freshly made chicken tenders with a wide variety of homemade sauces, these two concepts give Southwest and Frontier passengers a whole new reason to fly.
(April 3, 2018) No one knows the TPA airfield like the TPA team. That was the idea behind bringing in-house one of the largest projects required to maintain Tampa International Airport’s airfield.
(March 29, 2018) Tampa International Airport earned top industry honors earlier this month for its newly reinvented concessions program, which features dozens of new shops and restaurants and more local options than ever before.
(March 15, 2018) When it comes to Tampa International Airport’s retail world, Patrick Lampasso is a walking encyclopedia. The Stellar General Manager started out with HMS Host as a retail assistant manager in 2006, back when Host operated all concessions at TPA, and over the years Patrick managed every single retail concept at the Airport.
(March 15, 2018) As the rest of the country recognizes March as Women’s History Month, Tampa International Airport’s law enforcement and public safety teams are quietly making some history of their own.