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Port of Oakland to staff, partners: ‘You are heroes’

Oakland, Calif. – March 19, 2020: Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan delivered a message today to trade and transportation workers: “you are heroes.” His remarks came as the Port and its Oakland International Airport continued full operations midst a coronavirus crisis. The Executive Director thanked staff and business partners for keeping planes flying… Read More

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Port of Oakland, Oakland International Airport will remain open

Oakland, Calif. – March 16, 2020: The Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport will remain operational despite an Alameda County shelter-in-place order. Both facilities are essential services exempt from the order, the Port said today. The Port’s announcement followed shelter-in-place orders issued by six Bay Area counties. The orders are intended to slow the… Read More

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Port of Oakland opens peak season with cargo volume growth

Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 12, 2019: Peak season has begun at the Port of Oakland with growth in containerized cargo volume.  The Port reported today that import loads increased 3.1 percent last month compared to August 2018.  Exports rose 1 percent.  Empty container shipments declined 14 percent. The Port said it handled the equivalent of 88,323… Read More

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Oakland International Punctuates Growth Trend with Strong Start to 2017

Oakland, CA: (February 23, 2017) – With a record number of destinations, increased flight options, and terminal renovations underway, traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) continues to trend upward into 2017. January reports indicate total passenger traffic reached 908,898 for the month, up 7.8% from 843,073 total passengers in January 2016.  This constitutes the 38th consecutive… Read More

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New Director arrives at Oakland International Airport today

Press Release For Immediate Release March 31, 2016 New Director arrives at Oakland International Airport today BRYANT L. FRANCIS LEADS AVIATION DIVISION FOR PORT OF OAKLAND Oakland, CA – March 31, 2016: Bryant L. Francis takes the helm today as Director of Aviation for the Port of Oakland. An industry executive with 20 years of… Read More

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