Travel

United Airlines Begins Service to Houston from SRQ

The nonstop flights depart daily at 11:55 a.m.

02/11/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines to Add New Flights at SRQ

The airline will offer service between Sarasota-Bradenton and Atlanta beginning in March.

01/28/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic for December Increases 12 Percent Over November

However, compared to December 2019, passenger traffic was down 48 percent.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Coronavirus

Are Snowbirds Flocking to Florida This Year?

Forty-four percent of snowbirds said they're not going away this winter because of the pandemic—but of the ones who are, 50 percent are coming to Florida.

12/22/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Tourism

Sarasota Airport Traffic Down 42 Percent in November

More than 106,000 people used the airport this November, compared to almost 183,000 in November 2019.

12/14/2020 By staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Adds Three Seasonal Flights

The new service is in addition to Southwest's previously announced year-round schedule.

12/10/2020 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Announces SRQ Flights

The initial flight schedules include Houston, Chicago, Baltimore/Washington and Nashville, and will begin Feb. 14, 2021.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Adds Service to Boston From SRQ

It's the airline's 22nd nonstop route from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

11/16/2020 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Reopens Amenities

This includes valet parking, premium shade lot, shuttle bus service, and restaurants and gift shops.

11/13/2020 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines to Begin Service From SRQ Airport Next Year

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport will be Southwest's 10th Florida airport.

11/12/2020 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic for August at 43 Percent of 2019 Level

Passengers totaled 58,115 for August 2020, compared to 135,467 passengers in August 2019; overall, passenger traffic is down 34 percent year over year.

09/14/2020 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Boston from SRQ Airport

The new seasonal nonstop route will operate twice weekly.

09/01/2020 By Staff

Collaborations

Ringling College Students Collaborate With SRQ Airport

The students' "TSA Travel Tips" animation highlights various best practices during the screening process.

08/26/2020 By Staff

Travel

Airlines Bring Back, Add Flights at SRQ Airport

SRQ leadership says the airport is beginning to see signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/22/2020 By Staff

Design

Sweet Sparkman Will Design 'Touchless' Bathrooms at SRQ Airport

The move will help the airport continue to modernize and improve its restrooms and inhibit the spread of germs.

06/18/2020 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic Quadruples in May

Passenger traffic rose from 9,742 in April to 39,988 in May, and airlines are starting to add flights to summer schedules.

06/10/2020 By Staff

Travel

Frontier Airlines Announces New Flights From SRQ

The airline has also rolled out sweeping new sanitation protocols for passengers and crew in response to COVID-19.

05/28/2020 Photography by Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic Down 23 Percent in March Due to COVID-19

Airport leadership says traffic is expected to be down by a whopping 95 percent in April.

04/13/2020 By Staff

Travel Safety

Here's What's Happening at SRQ Airport in the Face of COVID-19

SRQ International CEO Rick Piccolo says the airport has experienced slight decline in passenger count over the last two weeks.

03/18/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Real Estate

Ian Black Real Estate Tapped to Manage Leasing for Sarasota Warehouse

The building is the former home of Honeywell Aerospace.

03/17/2020 By Staff