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Port of Oakland loaded imports up 11 percent in Dec. 2020

Oakland, Calif. – January 13, 2021: The Port of Oakland today said December imports grew 11 percent compared to December 2019. Containerized export volume was up 0.9 percent during the same period. Total TEUs for December were 208,341 which is up 7.4 percent compared to the same time last year. The Port said it expected… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board extends Project Labor Agreement 5 years

Oakland, Calif. – December 24, 2020: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners have extended the Port’s landmark project labor agreement (PLA) that increases East Bay hiring on Port-related capital projects. Negotiated in 2016, the PLA serves as a model for increasing the number of disadvantaged workers in the construction trades especially the highly competitive list… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports November 2020 traffic

Oakland, Calif. – December 18, 2020:  November 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) declined 3.2 percent from October 2020. Amidst travel warnings and calls by health and government officials to cancel travel plans as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, 11,525 fewer passengers used the airport than did in October. This represents a 67 percent decline from… Read More

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New Southwest Airlines flights between OAK and Tucson

Oakland, Calif. – December 16, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Tucson, Arizona (TUS). Daily flights will begin on March 11, 2021 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com. Southwest has published the following schedule: Southbound Depart Oakland 7:05 p.m. – Arrive Tucson… Read More

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Volaris adds Mérida to list of destinations easily reached from OAK

Oakland, Calif.  – December 15, 2020: Volaris, the ultra-low-cost Mexican airline, announced a new route that will connect OAK and the destination of Mérida, Yucatán. Service will begin January 18, 2021 and operate four times a week. The route to Mérida will depart OAK on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday evenings, with a brief stop in Mexico City…. Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports October 2020 traffic

Oakland, Calif. – November 19, 2020: October 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) increased 13.6 percent from what was reported for September 2020. In fact, the airport saw 43,490 more passengers than it did in September. OAK is the top San Francisco Bay Area airport measured by air cargo traffic and the second… Read More

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Port of Oakland imports jump 10.4 percent

Oakland, Calif. – November 18, 2020:  The Port of Oakland today said October imports grew 10.4 percent compared to October 2019. The Port also said containerized export volume was down 0.5 percent when compared to October 2019. Total TEUs for October were 216,686, up 5.8 percent compared to October 2019 when TEUs were 204,880. The Port attributed… Read More

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Frontier Airlines captures the power of the East Bay

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines offering nonstop service to Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix beginning Feb. 4, 2021. Seats are now on sale and schedules available at FlyFrontier.com “We’re thrilled to have Frontier Airlines here at Oakland International beginning in February. Bay Area travelers will be able to… Read More

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Aloha begins at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif.  – November 2, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomes the return of Hawaiian Airlines as well as the resumption of service to the neighbor islands of Hawaii, Kauai and Maui.  Flights to the three neighbor islands join service to Oahu which has continued throughout the pandemic crisis. Hawaiian Airlines Resumed OAK Flights on Nov…. Read More

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