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Oakland International Airport March passenger tally up 6 percent

Oakland, Calif. – April 30, 2018: New long-haul flights – both domestic and international – combined with strong demand, increased Oakland International Airport’s (OAK) passenger traffic 6 percent in March. According to Airport data released today, 1.07 million travelers flew through OAK last month. That was up from 1.01 million passengers in the same month a… Read More

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Legendary Bay Area journalist to travel the world from Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – April 27, 2018: Oakland International Airport has signed an agreement with longtime TV personality, Roberta Gonzales, to produce travel shows featuring OAK’s newest domestic and international destinations beginning May 19th. Gonzales will bring her well-known wit and charisma back into Bay Area living rooms via her brand new television series, “Where’s Roberta.” The show,… Read More

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Port of Oakland fruit, veggie cargo up 36 percent in four years

Oakland, Calif. – April 25, 2018: Port of Oakland containerized fresh fruit and vegetable shipments have jumped 36 percent since 2013, according to data released today.  The Port said further gains are likely as it adds capacity to handle temperature-controlled cargo. About $6.1 billion worth of containerized fruit and veggie shipments moved through Oakland in 2017,… Read More

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Agencies drill for vessel mutual assistance plan at exercise

Oakland, Calif. – April 23, 2018: Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel hosted an interagency exercise at Yerba Buena Island Saturday, which was attended by approximately 100 personnel from 12 different agencies, including representatives from Oakland International Airport (OAK), San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), Alameda County Fire, and Members of the… Read More

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Oakland International Airport holds career day for youngsters

Oakland, Calif. – Apr. 13, 2018: Oakland International Airport is sponsoring “Oakland Aviation Day” for 30 elementary school students from the Oakland Unified School District tomorrow. The day-long camp will explore jobs in the aviation industry. Students will experience hands on training, classroom lessons, and interactive tours. They will visit Oakland’s Air Traffic Control Tower… Read More

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Port of Oakland March cargo volume took a post-holiday dip

Oakland, Calif. – April 12, 2018: Port of Oakland import volume dipped last month while export growth flattened during a seasonal lull in containerized trade. The Port reported today that March imports declined 1.9 percent compared to March 2017.  Exports were essentially flat – down just 0.5 percent. The Port attributed declining import volume to post-Lunar… Read More

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Oakland International Airport welcomes new daily regional service

Oakland, Calif. –  April 11, 2018: It’s a week of celebration at Oakland International Airport. New nonstop Paris service, the 10-year anniversary of Hawaiian Airlines at OAK and, today, the introduction of the Airport’s newest airline partner, Contour Airlines. Starting today, Contour begins offering daily service to Del Norte County Regional Airport (CEC), located in Crescent City, CA. CEC Airport… Read More

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