Tampa International Airport will welcome its first two International Indian Film Academy Awards arrivals today. Arriving from Newark via US Airways at 2:14 p.m. will be Shahid Kapoor, an A-list Bollywood celebrity and co-host of Saturday’s awards ceremony. Arriving from Newark at 5:18 p.m. via Newark will be Vivek Anand Oberoi, an actor and producer.
Please note that the IIFA celebrities, including the two arriving today, will be escorted directly from their arriving flights to the airport’s green carpet welcome tent, located on the 9th floor of the Short Term parking garage. All media and fans wishing to greet the celebrities may take the Armstrong or Sikorsky elevators to the 9th floor of the garage to get access to the tent. The green carpet area is open to the public.
Celebrities will be arriving throughout the week, mostly in the afternoons and evenings, and IIFA Awards will be Tweeting these arrivals from their handle, @IIFA. The airport will also be giving updates via Twitter at @FlyTPA as we receive them.