#tbt Check out this historic photo exhibit created from a collection of rare Burgert Brothers negatives stored in the archives of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library. Some of the photos are from as early as the 1920’s, and provide a glimpse at Tampa Bay’s past including this photo of the 1945 graduating class from George Washington Carver. For two years the school operated as the...
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BREAKING NEWS: T-Rex spotted at Tampa International Airport on his way to the Dinos Alive exhibit at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo.
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, so let’s all celebrate #NationalMargaritaDay at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa Airport!

The Triple Platinum Margarita is the Hard Rock’s most popular and made with top shelf liquors and their fresh-made house blend of juices. Yum!

Can’t choose just one, then try the Air Mexico - Mango, Blue Curacao and Wild Berry Margaritas and it even comes with chips and pico. We'll meet...
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Hey, John Brophy and Kevin Ramirez, you are this week's photo contest finalists! The theme is "Welcome Diversions" and we chose these photos of Virgin Atlantic and LATAM Airlines planes as our top two picks. Voters, click the "Like" button on the photo you like best. Voting ends Friday at noon!
Come on out to Plant City Airport this Saturday for Planes, Trains and Automobiles. This is a family-friendly event that brings you up-close to real airplanes, remote control planes, model trains, antique railroad artifacts, as well as classic and exotic car displays.

Youth ages 8-17 can experience the joys of aviation through Young Eagles Flights provided by the Experimental Aircraft...
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Time for Tuesday Trivia! There was plenty to celebrate last week with not one, but TWO airlines starting nonstop service between Tampa and Boston! As you can see, local band #NoFilter had NoProblem getting the morning crowd pumped up about the route. Name the two airlines that started service to BOS, which Airside this photo took place in AND where does Boston rank in the top 10 markets from...
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Some great tips from our friends at The Penny Hoarder on how to save money when booking airline tickets! #TravelTuesday

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Who's excited for spring break? There's some great deals going on at Silver Airways, including $99 fares from Tampa to Nassau, Bahamas, if you depart Sunday through Wednesday, and $184 if you return Tuesday through Friday. The fares are available through Feb. 27 and you must travel on or before May 3. Book at
Announcing this week's photo contest theme: "A Welcome Diversion." We often get diverted planes here, particularly during the summer storm season, and we know many of you have captured photos of these visits from airlines that don't typically land at TPA. Send us your best photos of diverted planes and we'll post the top two finalists on Wednesday!
Check out more than a year of progress on TPA's new Main Terminal SkyConnect station. Construction will be finished later this year and the people-mover system will be open in early 2018 after an extensive testing period.
We're celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth and enjoying the timeless sound of Motown with the Act 3 Band - performing in the Main Terminal (Level 3, between Airsides A and C) until 6:30 p.m. Catch the #FridayFlight
Holy tight race! The voting is now closed for this week's super close photo contest: Congratulations, Aaron Terry, a 16-year-old from Largo! Aaron participated last summer in our new internship program for local high school students interested in aviation careers. As you can see, he may have a future in photography as well. Aaron received 107 votes for his United runway photo, while Bradley...
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Celebrating new nonstop service to Boston on Delta this morning. It's a party!
Now welcoming the first @United flight from San Francisco to Tampa with a water salute! #TPA2SF
Want a new way to get to Bean Town? Nonstop service to Boston aboard Spirit Airlines begins today!
Kick off your weekend with live entertainment right here in the Main Terminal and catch the Friday Flight with the Act 3 Band! The event is free and open to the public. #TPAFridayFlight
Get ready! #TPA2SF is here!
VOTING TIME! Aaron Terry and Bradley Straka you are our photo contest finalists for this week. We were “united” on selecting these two very different views of a UA plane in honor of our new San Francisco service which debuts tomorrow. Voters, please press "like" on the photo you think deserves top honors. Voting ends Friday at noon!
Happy trails to Delta Captain Mike Thomas! Today we salute Thomas, who is piloting his final flight after 45 years in the cockpit, including 36 with Delta Air Lines. Thomas got his start flying the Piper Cherokee 140 in the Air Force ROTC during the Vietnam era and, more recently, loves flying the Boeing 777. In his more than four decades of service, he has never so much as dinged a wingtip....
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Time for Tuesday Trivia! You can see WWII-era aircraft including this B-17 Flying Fortress, as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour going on now through Thursday at Tampa Executive Airport. Speaking of Tampa Executive Airport…what name did that Airport used to go by, how long is the airport's main runway AND who is the current FBO? #TPATuesdayTrivia