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Oakland International Airport sees 9.9% more passengers in June

Oakland, CA: (August 1, 2016) – A busy summer travel season has lifted passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport to a six-year high. The Airport reported today that 1,113,508 travelers passed through its terminal gates in June. It was the most passengers in a single month since March 2008. The Airport said passenger traffic was… Read More

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Website renaissance: new Airport technology takes off

Oakland, CA – (July 29, 2016): Visitors to the Oakland International Airport website today will be welcomed by a brightly colored, interactive homepage. Today, the Airport announces that it has completely redesigned its website at www.oaklandairport.com. The site’s bold new homepage features bright, scrolling graphics, clickable icons for all destinations reachable by OAK, and graphic… Read More

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Allegiant announces 5 weekly nonstops between Oakland and Las Vegas

Click to tweet: @Allegiant announces new nonstop flights from @IFlyOAKland to @LASairport http://gofly.us/WGw7B Oakland, Calif. – July 28, 2106: Oakland International Airport today announces new nonstop service to Las Vegas on Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT). To celebrate, Allegiant, known for its ultra-low fares, is offering one-way fares on the route for as low as $29.* “We’re very excited… Read More

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Pedalfest returns to Jack London Square Saturday

Oakland, Calif.–July 21, 2016: Pedalfest rolls into Jack London Square, Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 11 AM to 6 PM. The free annual event celebrates all-things cycling at this Bay Area premier bicycle festival. In partnership with Bike East Bay, Pedalfest is anticipated to draw more than 20,000 biking enthusiasts to the Oakland waterfront. This… Read More

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Port of Oakland approves 5-year renewable energy purchase

Oakland, Calif.–July 19, 2016:  The Port of Oakland approved an existing renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement with East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD) for an additional five years. The Port purchases renewable energy from EBMUD’s biogas facility at the foot of the Bay Bridge to serve electric customers at its airport and seaport. All of… Read More

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Port of Oakland cargo up 6 percent from a year ago

Oakland, Calif.–July 18, 2016: The Port of Oakland’s total cargo volumes are up 6 percent over the same period a year ago. The Port today reported that terminals handled 1,152,608 TEUs between January to June 2016. A TEU is a 20-foot equivalent unit, which is a standard measure in the container shipping industry. During the… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board elects Michael Colbruno President

Oakland, Calif. – July 15, 2016: Michael Colbruno, a managing partner with the Milo Group of California, has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners. The former two-term member and past chair of the Oakland Planning Commission was chosen unanimously by the seven-member Board last night. He succeeds Commissioner Earl… Read More

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Southwest Airlines to fly nonstop between Oakland and Mexico

Oakland, Calif. –  July 13, 2016: At a press conference at Oakland International Airport today, Southwest Airlines Co. announced that they filed application with the U. S. Department of Transportation to offer nonstop service daily between Oakland International Airport and both San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos & Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, beginning in February 2017, subject to governmental… Read More

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Port of Oakland survey: night gates best way to spread workload

Oakland, Calif. – July 1, 2016: Weeknight shifts are the best way to spread the workload at the Port of Oakland.  That’s the view of shippers and those who move their cargo, according to a Port survey released today.  The good news: The Port’s Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) is listening. OICT, Oakland’s largest marine… Read More

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