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OAK introduces new weekly pet therapy program

Oakland, Calif. – May 30, 2024: San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) is launching a new pet therapy program for passengers in partnership with Valley Humane Society’s Canine Comfort Pet-Assisted Therapy team. The weekly program, “Canine Comfort at OAK,” will begin on Monday, June 3, 2024.   “After the pleasure of hosting the volunteer… Read More

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OAK welcomes Sun Country Airlines

Oakland, Calif. – May 24, 2024: On Thursday, Sun Country Airlines launched their inaugural service at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK). The carrier will offer seasonal nonstop flights between OAK and Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MSP) throughout the summer 2024 travel season. Sun Country Airlines is a new entrant at OAK and is the only… Read More

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Port of Oakland April container volume continues growth trend

Oakland, Calif. – May 20, 2024: The Port of Oakland April container volume showed a 17% increase in full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) for the first four months of 2024 compared to the same period in 2023. This reflects Oakland’s return to its historical average cargo volumes, rebounding from 2022 and 2023 declines. Full imports rose year-over-year… Read More

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Kuidaore Handroll Bar opens at Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – May 15, 2024: Kuidaore Handroll Bar, a new sushi bar offering a modern twist on traditional Japanese hand rolls, just opened at 431 Water Street in Jack London Square, Oakland.  Kuidaore Handroll Bar specializes in sustainably sourced seafood, including salmon, bluefin tuna and yellowtail as well as local sustainable caviar, highest-grade wagyu beef, small plates, sashimi, and a wide assortment of beverages. A unique layout with sushi bar-only seating delivers a… Read More

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Port of Oakland seeks Court’s confirmation that new airport name does not constitute trademark infringement

Oakland, Calif.—May 9, 2024: The Port of Oakland (OAK) announced today that it has responded to San Francisco’s prematurely-filed lawsuit over OAK’s proposed name modification with a lawsuit of its own. In its Answer and Counterclaim, the Port asked the Court to rule that the name “San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport” does not infringe… Read More

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‘San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport’ name official – Unanimous final vote by Oakland Board of Port Commissioners

Oakland, Calif. – May 9, 2024: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously voted today and granted final approval to rename the “Metropolitan Oakland International Airport” to “San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport.” With the new name, the Port aims to attract more nonstop destinations by boosting travelers’ geographic awareness of the airport’s location on… Read More

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Port of Oakland celebrates hydrogen-powered trucks project

Oakland, Calif.- May 2, 2024: The Port of Oakland celebrated the official dedication of the NorCal ZERO project at a new hydrogen fueling station near East Bay Municipal Utility District today. The NorCAL ZERO project is a $53 million collaborative effort to deploy 30 Hyundai XCIENT Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks (FCETs) in… Read More

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