Port of Oakland November container volume declines

Oakland, Calif. – December 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s container volume dropped in the month of November. Both full imports and full exports are down compared to November 2021, as well as below October 2022 volumes. Total loaded container volume declined 15% in contrast to November 2021, recording 131,929 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers), compared to 155,252 […]

Port of Oakland debuts zero-emissions top picks

Oakland, Calif. – December 23, 2022: Two, all-electric top picks are operating at the Port of Oakland. They are part of a demonstration project to create a zero-emissions seaport. The Oakland Seaport has joined a select group of seaports to operate the green technology equipment. Only a handful of these innovative, zero-emissions top picks exist around the […]

OAK expects in excess of 670,000 passengers over the holidays

Oakland, California – December 16, 2022: Airport officials anticipate that over 670,000 passengers will use the airport between Friday, December 16th and Monday, January 2nd based on scheduled airline seats and past observed traffic during the holiday travel period. OAK notes that the airport could see higher traffic levels well into January due to travelers extending the duration […]

State says ‘yes’ to $175 million to upgrade Oakland Seaport gateway

Oakland, Calif. – December 8, 2022: The California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $175 million in funding today for the 7th Street Grade Separation East Project (Project). The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) partnered with the CTC and the City and Port of Oakland to advance this high-priority goods movement project into construction. The Project will realign […]

Volaris announces new nonstop flights between OAK and San Salvador

Oakland, Calif. – December 1, 2022: Today, Volaris El Salvador, a subsidiary of Mexico’s Volaris Airlines, announced the addition of new nonstop flights, four times weekly, between Oakland and San Salvador, El Salvador. The flights will be aboard new, fuel-efficient Airbus A320-Neo aircraft seating 186 passengers. Seats are on sale now for travel beginning on […]

October was another busy month at OAK

Oakland, Calif. – November 29, 2022: In October of 2022, Oakland International Airport saw 1,042,454 passengers – marking the fifth month in a row of over one million total passengers. “Now five months of over 1 million passengers served, we expect to finish out the year strong,” says Bryant L. Francis, Director of Aviation at the […]

As always, Oakland Airport is ready for Thanksgiving travelers

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2022: Oakland International Airport (OAK) projects 170,000 passengers will use the airport during the five-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period from Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27. This is a 10 percent increase over last Thanksgiving and more than 90% of the 2019 pre-pandemic traffic benchmark.   “The Thanksgiving travel period is always […]

Port of Oakland October container volume up 5.9%

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s full imports and full exports rose compared to last month (September 2022 volumes) and compared to October 2021 volumes. Total loaded container volume rose 5.9% compared to October 2021. The Port handled 145,868 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) last month compared to 137,776 TEUs in October 2021. Full exports […]

Port of Oakland welcomes solutions to sea level rise

Oakland, Calif. – November 15, 2022: Port officials from around the country and overseas, gathered virtually this month to discuss the impacts of climate change and sea level rise, search for mitigations, and share best practices. “The Port of Oakland as well as all California ports are literally on the frontline of mitigating the effects on sea level rise, not […]

Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Fitch

Oakland, Calif. – November 14, 2022: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s outstanding senior bonds at A+ and outstanding Intermediate Lien and underlying bank bonds at A. The rating outlook assigned by Fitch on all bonds is Stable. “These ratings reflect continued commitment to prudent financial management and stability,” said Port of Oakland […]