(September 6, 2013) - We're taking Pride in our Potties! One of America's Best Restrooms is at Tampa International Airport, according to Cintas Corporation. The 20 newly-renovated restrooms in the airport's main terminal are finalists in Cintas' 12th annual America's Best Restroom Contest. Show support for your hometown airport by casting your vote for TPA's bathrooms online now through October 31 at www.bestrestroom.com.
(August 21, 2013) - Support regional public transit. Use available roof surfaces to collect solar energy. Increase incentives to retain our airport workforce. Make the airport a more popular destination for community events.
(August 8, 2013) - Tampa International Airport is adding a new vehicle to its fleet of staff cars – and this one comes with a plug. As of August 1, a 2013 Chevy Volt is the latest addition to the airport’s fleet, replacing the 1995 Buick Regal known as Staff 4.
(July 24, 2013) - Alternative fuels, reclaimed water, electric car charging stations and in-flight recycling. These are just a few of the sustainability programs Tampa International Airport and its partners have in place already.
(July 24, 2013) - Gretchen and Jack Fiery were nearing the end of their four-and-a-half hour shift at their Tampa International Airport information booth and they had already helped 104 passengers for the day. A mother who needed a ride for her and her child, a woman who couldn’t find her baggage carousel, a man asking about a hotel shuttle – all were cheerfully pointed in the right directions by the friendly married couple.
“This is just a fun place to be,” Gretchen Fiery said. “Jack has always been fascinated with aviation and planes, and we know the area so well.”
(July 23, 2013) - It was nonstop good news about nonstop flights overseas from Tampa International Airport last week.
First, Tampa International CEO Joe Lopano, Vice President of Marketing Chris Minner and other local government and tourism officials donned Panama hats as they announced Wednesday that Copa Airlines would be flying nonstop four times a week from Tampa to Panama City, beginning December 17. Two days later, Edelweiss Air announced it would be expanding its nonstop flights to Zurich next year, flying twice a week from March until October.
(July 9, 2013) - Tampa International Airport has been the welcoming hub for countless visiting sports teams and athletes over the years. It has also mastered the art of accessibility for passengers with special needs and disabilities as they arrive into Tampa to navigate an unfamiliar airport.
(June 6, 2013) - Tampa International Airport invites everyone to celebrate Cuban culture and learn more about travel opportunities to the island nation from Tampa during Cuba Month.
Every Friday in June, the airport is hosting events featuring live music, food tastings, and cultural activities celebrating Cuba.
(June 6, 2013) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened a Global Entry enrollment center at Tampa International Airport, making international travel to and from Tampa more convenient than ever.
(May 23, 2013) - Gate displays that show the location of arriving airplanes while they are in-flight and WiFi upgrades are the latest technology improvements at Tampa International Airport that aim to provide the best passenger experience.