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2008-08-07 03:00:23

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Aug. 7--UPDATED: 32 MIN. AGO TAMPA -- On a recent stormy Friday, a 30-mile band of severe weather centered over Gainesville blocked a major commercial airline corridor from the Northeast and Midwest into Tampa International Airport.

2008-07-22 12:00:49

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 22--TAMPA -- Milwaukee-based Midwest Airlines said Monday it would retain service at Tampa International Airport but eliminate flights beginning Sept. 8 at Fort Lauderdale and Fort Myers.

2008-07-12 03:00:21

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 12--UPDATED: CLEARWATER -- Many customers of Allegiant Air refer to the Las Vegas-based airline as "Ally-Giant," Sabrina LoPiccolo, the airline's public relations and promotions manager, acknowledges.

2008-07-11 09:00:43

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 11--TAMPA -- As fuel prices soar and airlines trim flights, savvy travelers are booking holiday air travel months early to be assured of a seat.

2008-07-10 09:00:58

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 10--CLEARWATER -- DayJet, which operates on-demand flights throughout the Southeast aboard three-passenger "very light jets," announced Wednesday that St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport has become its 14th major location.

2008-07-09 09:00:41

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 9--TAMPA -- TAMPA -- Southwest Airlines' first partnership with an international carrier could mean lower fares and easier bookings for travel between Tampa and Canada.

2008-07-08 18:00:24

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 8--TAMPA -- Southwest Airlines' first partnership with an international carrier could mean lower fares and easier bookings for Canada-Tampa travelers.

2008-07-08 09:00:45

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 8--TAMPA -- TAMPA -- The Federal Aviation Administration said it is looking for the cause of a dent in the nose of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 757 that landed safely at 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Tampa International Airport.

2008-06-26 09:02:48

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 26--TAMPA -- The aviation industry -- in a rare challenge to a fellow private-sector enterprise -- has begun to focus on oil speculators as a chief cause of what it calls its worst-ever economic crisis.

2008-06-25 12:02:45

By Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 25--TAMPA Airlines seeking relief from rising fuel costs are trimming flights nationwide or using smaller aircraft. That's resulting in the loss of hundreds of seats on Tampa International Airport flights, compared with a year ago.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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