Port of Oakland November container volume dips slightly

Oakland, Calif. – December 20, 2023: The Port of Oakland full import and export volumes were down in November compared to the previous month, registering 132,648 TEUs (twenty-foot containers), versus 142,255 TEUs in October, representing a 6.8% drop.  Full imports rose 3.8% over November 2022 volume, with 71,258 TEUs passing through Port facilities this November compared to 68,646 […]

New furniture greets Terminal 1 passengers at Oakland Airport

Oakland, Calif. – December 14, 2023: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is giving its facilities a refresh with newly installed gate furniture for Terminal 1 passengers just in time for the winter holiday travel season. This improvement comes on the heels of the airport’s recent Terminal 1 Carpet Replacement Project, which also contributes to the facility’s sleek […]

Port of Oakland takes home a community partnership award

Oakland, Calif. – December 13, 2023: The Port of Oakland was honored with the Community Partner Award last Friday evening by the local non-profit, BRIDGEGOOD. The Port is proud to have BRIDGEGOOD as a tenant headquartered in Jack London Square. The non-profit provides design education, equitable tech access, mentorship with working professionals and career-building resources to more […]

Avianca Airlines launches at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – December 12, 2023: Last night, Star Alliance carrier Avianca Airlines launched its inaugural service at Oakland International Airport (OAK). A ribbon cutting celebration for the new carrier was held at the gate ahead of the first departure to San Salvador, where passengers were treated with complimentary cookies.  Click here to view and download photos […]

Port of Oakland names real estate leader as Chief Real Estate Officer

Oakland, Calif. – December 8, 2023: The Port of Oakland has appointed Jonathan Veach as Chief Real Estate Officer. He will manage the Port’s Commercial Real Estate division and also the Port’s land use and development. The Port of Oakland oversees nearly 20 miles of waterfront property between the Oakland Seaport and Oakland International Airport […]

Oakland International Airport projects over half a million passengers for December holidays

Oakland, Calif. – December 7, 2023: Oakland International Airport (OAK) projects that over 500,000 passengers will pass through the airport for the December holiday travel period from Friday, December 15th through Monday, January 1st. According to airline schedules and past TSA (Transportation Security Administration) throughput statistics, the busiest day for travel is expected to be Friday, […]

Port of Oakland appoints Colleen Liang as Environmental Director

Oakland, Calif. – December 5, 2023: The Port of Oakland just appointed Colleen Liang as its new Director of the Environmental Programs and Planning (EP&P) division. Ms. Liang joined the Port in 2000. During her 23 years at the Port, she has served in every environmental position, most recently as Acting Director of EP&P.  “I am truly […]

Port of Oakland October container export volume rises

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2023: The Port of Oakland October export container volume rose to the highest volume in any single month seen in 2023. Full export TEUs (twenty-foot containers) rose 4% during October 2023 compared to October 2022, with a volume of 68,974 TEUs. The fading of supply chain congestion caused by pandemic-related disruptions continues […]

Oakland International Airport is prepared for Thanksgiving holiday travel

Oakland, Calif. – November 9, 2023: Oakland International Airport (OAK) projects over 360,000 passengers will pass through the airport during the eleven-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period from Friday, November 17 through Monday, November 27. This is a 2.2 percent increase over the same period last year and 85% of the 2019 pre-pandemic traffic benchmark.  According to […]

Port of Oakland wins prestigious, international industry awards

Oakland, Calif. – October 25, 2023: The Port of Oakland was presented with two awards by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) this week at the annual AAPA conference. The AAPA Lighthouse Awards honor the best port programs each year. The American Association of Port Authorities is the voice of the seaport industry in the […]