How lucky are we to have TPA as our airport? The amenities, public art, and great restaurant/bar selection alone make it a sort of mega mall in Tampa. The airport continues to announce nonstop routes to key destinations in the U.S. Yes, we love Tampa, but damn do we love to travel, and it just got much easier courtesy of Tampa Airport.
The first major announcement came this February when airport officials announced a new nonstop routes to Charleston, South Carolina. The service launches May 21. Trips will be three times a week starting at $69 one way aboard Silver Airways.
Nonstop routes to Seattle launch this month
New nonstop flights to Seattle will launch on March 11. Delta Air Lines made the announcement back in October.
The Seattle-Tampa service is part of Delta’s overall growth strategy to expand service from Seattle to sun and ski destinations. The flight will operate on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, featuring First Class, Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin seating, as well as free entertainment on seatback screens or personal device through Delta Studio, Wi-Fi and power accessible from every seat.
Flights to Seattle will depart at 4:45pm, and return flights to TPA depart at 7:40am.
Flights take off to Miami
Delta announced at the start of 2020 that it will be adding five daily nonstop flights to Miami, creating easier Latin America connections for TPA passengers with its partnering LATAM Airlines. The service, which will use the 76-seater Embraer ERJ-175, is also expected to also make one-stop flights to Europe more accessible via its partnering SkyTeam airlines such as Alitalia and Air France.
Delta announced the new Miami service as a larger effort to bolster its Miami network, adding 13 total nonstop flights to MIA from Orlando, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City and Tampa. The increased service is part of the carrier’s developing partnership with LATAM, which Delta announced late last year.
Heading off to Nashville
In case you missed it, Spirit Airlines just launched nonstop flights to Nashville at the end of 2019. This is TPA’s second nonstop service to Nashville International Airport – BNA.
The good news keeps rolling in for Tampa International Airport. Earlier in January officials announced that the new TPA all access program would expand to daily tours.
The airport also crushed passenger records in 2019, and landed new routes direct London.
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