Pre-pandemic levels of traffic expected at OAK for Independence Day weekend

Oakland, Calif. – June 29, 2022: After an exceptionally busy Memorial Day travel weekend, Oakland International Airport (OAK) once again projects that a high volume of passengers will pass through its terminals for the Independence Day holiday weekend. As Independence Day falls on a Monday this year, OAK expects many travelers to take full advantage of the […]

OAK Soars, Leading Bay Area Air Travel Recovery – 99 percent of flights completed over Memorial Day weekend

Oakland, Calif. – June 2, 2022: Oakland International Airport experienced a busy Memorial Day weekend this year, with departing passengers reaching 92% percent of pre-pandemic 2019 totals for the same holiday period. According to published security checkpoint throughput volume and as forecasted, the busiest travel days were Friday and Monday. On Monday, passenger throughput reached 92% of […]

Port of Oakland, USDA jump-starting ag exports again

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Oakland, Calif., U.S.A. – June 2, 2022: Relief is coming to growers who ship farm goods from the Port of Oakland. The Port said today it’s teaming up with the federal government to provide financial aid to agricultural exporters. The intent is to ease the pain of a year-long supply chain disruption that’s impeding farm trade. […]

Full steam ahead on Port of Oakland Turning Basins Widening Study

Oakland, Calif., U.S.A. – June 1, 2022: The Port of Oakland Turning Basins Widening Study reached a key milestone. The Port released A Notice of Preparation (NOP) to begin an environmental review per the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) yesterday , May 31, 2022. “This is an exciting time for the Port to advance the Turning Basins […]