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Here's how to land on TLC's new Southwest Airlines reality show, filming Thursday at Tampa International Airport



southwest-tlc.jpgReal reality TV fans may remember Airline, the A&E series focused on flight attendants for Southwest Airlines which aired on the channel in 2004 and 2005.

Now it seems TLC is trying something similar, filming over two multi-day stints at Tampa International Airport starting Thursday, shooting scenes for a new show titled On the Fly taking a close look at the operations of Southwest Airlines.

The show is looking for local passengers who may have a notable story about traveling on the airline, encouraging all interested parties to fill out a detailed questionnaire at According to TIA officials, the show will be filming from Thursday to Monday and from March 8 to 12.

Here's a look below at something you might see; Southwest's famous rapping flight attendant:

 Click below to see the press release from TIA:

TLC to film reality show at Tampa International Airport

(TAMPA, FL) – Hollywood lights will shine at Tampa International Airport in coming weeks as TLC begins filming for its series “On the Fly,” which features Southwest Airlines.

Southwest is TPA’s largest carrier, accounting for more than 31 percent of the market share, serving 30 destinations with 68 flights daily.
Southwest and TLC are looking for Tampa passengers planning a trip for a special occasion or event or who have a funny, unexpected, exceptional or heartwarming story that happened during a Southwest Airlines journey. To submit a story, visit

Production crews will be on-site at TPA March 1-5 and March 8-12. On the Fly will premier this spring on TLC. Filming has already been underway at Baltimore Washington International Airport, Denver International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

On the Fly aims to capture the large-scale operations and customer stories at Southwest Airlines, which serves 100 million passengers a year.

On the Fly is being produced for TLC by ITV Studios America.

[Last modified: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 5:03pm]


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