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Southwest Airlines Announces More Flights at OAK for Spring 2010

Press Releases For Immediate Release December 17, 2009 Southwest Airlines Announces More Flights at Oakland International Airport for Spring 2010 Nonstop Service to Nashville Restored; Frequencies Added in Three Markets Oakland, Calif. (December 17, 2009) — Southwest Airlines announced yesterday that it will restore nonstop service between the Bay Area’s Oakland International Airport (OAK) and… Read More

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OAK Prepares for Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 20, 2009 Oakland International Airport Prepares for Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers Guaranteed Long-Term Parking; In-Terminal Improvements OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 20, 2009 – Oakland International Airport (OAK) is preparing for its busiest travel period of the year. Plenty of long-term parking is expected to be available throughout the holiday travel period. Renovations… Read More

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First-Ever Collaboration at World Shipping Summit in Qingdao, China

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 12, 2009 Us West Coast Ports/Western Rails Announce First-Ever Collaboration at World Shipping Summit in Qingdao, China Six Major US West Coast Ports and Two Major Rail Companies Demonstrate Strength of USWC as Global Gateway to America Qingdao, China (Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009) — In a historical first, six major… Read More

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Alaska Airlines Launches Hawaii Service from Bay Area

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 9, 2009 Alaska Airlines Launches Hawaii Service from Bay Area OAKLAND—Alaska Airlines today inaugurated four-times-weekly service between Oakland, Calif., and Kahului, Hawaii, on the island of Maui, and tomorrow will begin thrice-weekly service between Oakland and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. “Known for its beautiful beaches and… Read More

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Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Bans Dirty Trucks

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 9, 2009 Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Bans Dirty Trucks Strict Truck Ban Goes Beyond State Regulations and Starts January 2010 to Help Clear the Air Oakland, CA 10-09-09 – This week at the regularly scheduled October 6, 2009 board meeting, the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners adopted a strict… Read More

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50 FEET DELIVERED!

Press Releases For Immediate Release September 18, 2009 50 Feet Delivered! Port of Oakland, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Army Corps of Engineers, CA Coastal Conservancy and other Port Stakeholders Mark Major Milestone with Completion of -50 Foot Oakland Harbor Deepening Project Oakland, CA 09-18-09 – Friday afternoon at the Port’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, Port… Read More

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Deborah Ale-Flint Appointed Acting Aviation Director at OAK

Press Releases For Immediate Release August 27, 2009 Deborah Ale-Flint Appointed Acting Aviation Director at Oakland International Airport Former Aviation Director Accepts Position at Jacksonville Airport Authority Oakland, Calif.—August 26, 2009 — Deborah Ale-Flint was appointed to Acting Aviation Director at Oakland International Airport by Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin. The Port’s former… Read More

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Port of Oakland Hires Chief Financial Officer

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 31, 2009 Port of Oakland Hires Chief Financial Officer Oakland, CA– 07-31-09 – Port of Oakland hires Ms. Sara Lee, formerly an investment banker, as its Chief Financial Officer. Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar Benjamin said, “Sara Lee is an excellent fit for her new role at our Port… Read More

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New Commissioner for Port of Oakland

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 30, 2009 New Commissioner for Port Of Oakland Gilda Gonzales Joins the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Oakland, CA – July 30, 2009 – The newest member of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, Ms. Gilda Gonzales, was sworn in on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. Ms. Gilda Gonzales will be… Read More

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Millions Available to Reduce Truck Pollution at Port of Oakland

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 28, 2009 Millions Available to Reduce Truck Pollution at Port of Oakland SAN FRANCISCO – Today the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced a new $2 million federal grant to supplement the $20 million in state and local funds to install diesel exhaust filters and replace old trucks… Read More

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