Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Tropic Ocean

Tropic Ocean kicks off flight service from downtown St. Pete to Fort Lauderdale

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

A new flight service out of downtown St. Pete could be a useful tool in attracting new businesses. The first flight from Albert Whitted Airport to Fort Lauderdale took off from downtown St. Pete on  Monday morning.  St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman and members of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce were on board to try it out. Photos show an amphibious Cessna parked at Albert Whitted Airport ready for takeoff. The interior, a small but spacious cabin seating…

Keep Reading

Go to Top