Tampa Worldwide Airport’s enterprise isn’t so high-flying merely at present, with a passenger agency in July down 68 p.c from the earlier 12 months.Nonetheless the airport does have some excellent news for vacationers, contained inside the type of 15 new and returning direct flights this fall — together with a complete lot of to fascinating markets like New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.United Airways, which has warned as rather a lot as 36,000 staff nationally of layoffs beginning in October — together with 109 at Tampa Worldwide Airport — will launch 4 new nonstop flights to and from Tampa in November and December.The airline will launch flights to and from Boston, Cleveland and New York’s LaGuardia Airport beginning Nov. 6. It’s going to start out a nonstop path to Milwaukee Dec. 17.The model new routes will nearly double the variety of direct United areas out of Tampa. At present, the service flies direct from Tampa solely to hubs in Newark, N.J.; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Houston and Denver.Airline passengers put collectively to test in on the tram for Airside A all by the use of the landslide terminal at Tampa Worldwide Airport (TIA) on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]Throughout the midst of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority’s Aug. 6 board assembly, Chris Minner, the airport’s govt vp of communications, talked about airways preserve “relatively bullish on Tampa,” and that the airport was dropping seats at a decrease price than totally totally utterly completely different predominant airports spherical Florida.“We’re starting to see slight recovery back to growth again,” he talked about.Associated: Tampa airport planning employees buyouts, ‘three to 4 years’ for recoveryUnited isn’t the one service planning to pump sources into Tampa Worldwide Airport this fall.In November, Alaska Airways will add new nonstop routes to Los Angeles and San Francisco, giving Tampa vacationers one totally utterly completely different direct hazard for what are historically Delta routes.“That would introduce new competition between those two carriers,” Minner talked about. “The west coast is going to see more traffic than we’ve ever seen.”JetBlue this month launched new direct flights to Philadelphia, and may introduce new routes to Windfall, R.I.; New York’s LaGuardia; and Washington, D.C.‘s Reagan Nationwide Airport on Oct. 1. Frontier Airways will start direct routes to Albany, N.Y. on Dec. 17.A Frontier Airways passenger airplane, relevant, taxis close to an American Airways airplane, left, and at Tampa Worldwide Airport (TIA) on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Tampa. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]Delta this month resumed direct flights from Tampa to Cincinnati, whereas Southwest resumed its direct path to Phoenix. Southwest will resume flights to Louisville, Ky. and Albany, N.Y. on Saturday.“We anticipate we will see additional routes starting later in the year,” talked about airport spokesman Danny Valentine, “but airlines are still finalizing schedules and it’s too early to say with certainty.”Hillsborough County Aviation Authority executives remaining week projected it may take three or 4 years for the airport to get as shortly as extra to its widespread pre-pandemic enterprise. For the fiscal 12 months ending in September, they’re projecting a 40 p.c year-over-year drop in passenger agency, and an nearly $75 million shortfall in earnings.