Tampa airport struggling despite increased travel
Lloyd Sowers Reports
TAMPA, Florida – Even though there is more travelers every day, look around and you will see the pandemic and its effects still evident at Tampa International Airport.
“We lost 96% of our business here in Tampa in April,” said Joe Lopano, CEO of the airport. “It’s not something you can model. It is not something that you can practice. “
Lopano was joined by US Representative Kathy Castor (D-Tampa) at the airport on Monday. Castor told reporters that President Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion US bailout contains $ 8 billion for airports, including $ 800 million for airport concessionaires like George Tinsley Sr.
Tinsley was forced to fire dozens of employees at several airports, including TPA. His Tinsley …
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