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Oakland International Airport expecting high volume over Labor Day weekend

Oakland, Calif. – August 31, 2017: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is preparing for over 184,000 passengers during the five-day Labor Day holiday weekend beginning today, August 31, through Monday, September 4. The Airport is anticipating 45,000 passengers on Friday, September 1, making it the holiday weekend’s busiest travel day. Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the… Read More

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Oakland International reducing carbon footprint with $3.2M FAA grant

Oakland, Calif. – August 30, 2017: Oakland International Airport (OAK) announced today that it has received $3.2 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as part of the agency’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which allocates federal funding to US airports. The AIP will fund infrastructure improvements at 67 airports in 29 states. The discretionary funds… Read More

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Southwest expands at OAK with new flights from coast to coast

Oakland, Calif. – August 29, 2017: Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the announcement by Southwest Airlines that it will add two new long-haul destinations at the East Bay airport. The announcement brings Southwest’s operation in Oakland to a total of 31 nonstop destinations throughout the US and Mexico. Beginning April 8, 2018, Southwest Airlines will add: Daily nonstop… Read More

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Oakland Triathlon to bring 1,000 racers to Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – August 24, 2017: Hundreds of participants in the annual Oakland Triathlon will complete the challenging race when they cross the finish line at the waterfront Sunday. The first event is swimming the estuary, followed by a bicycle race through the Oakland Seaport, and ending with a run to complete the competition in… Read More

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