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Oakland International Airport holds career day for youngsters

Oakland, Calif. – Apr. 13, 2018: Oakland International Airport is sponsoring “Oakland Aviation Day” for 30 elementary school students from the Oakland Unified School District tomorrow. The day-long camp will explore jobs in the aviation industry. Students will experience hands on training, classroom lessons, and interactive tours. They will visit Oakland’s Air Traffic Control Tower… Read More

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Port of Oakland March cargo volume took a post-holiday dip

Oakland, Calif. – April 12, 2018: Port of Oakland import volume dipped last month while export growth flattened during a seasonal lull in containerized trade. The Port reported today that March imports declined 1.9 percent compared to March 2017.  Exports were essentially flat – down just 0.5 percent. The Port attributed declining import volume to post-Lunar… Read More

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Oakland International Airport welcomes new daily regional service

Oakland, Calif. –  April 11, 2018: It’s a week of celebration at Oakland International Airport. New nonstop Paris service, the 10-year anniversary of Hawaiian Airlines at OAK and, today, the introduction of the Airport’s newest airline partner, Contour Airlines. Starting today, Contour begins offering daily service to Del Norte County Regional Airport (CEC), located in Crescent City, CA. CEC Airport… Read More

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April in Paris starts today for Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – April 10, 2018: Today, it becomes much easier to travel between Paris and the San Francisco Bay Area, thanks to Norwegian Air and its new nonstop service to Oakland International Airport (OAK). Officials at OAK announce that the new nonstop service between OAK and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), arrives this afternoon operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The flight will operate 4-times weekly, on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday,… Read More

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Port of Oakland harbor tours return May through October

Oakland, Calif. – April 9, 2018: The Port of Oakland’s free harbor tours will return this May and run through October. The Port published its 2018 harbor tour schedule this morning. Due to their popularity, the Port has provide tips on its web site for how to reserve a ticket on the tour. These 90-minute harbor excursions are narrated… Read More

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American Airlines introduces Oakland–Dallas nonstop

Oakland, Calif. – Apr. 3, 2018: Today at Oakland International Airport (OAK), American Airlines commences daily nonstop service between OAK and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). The new link is significant for Bay Area residents, providing OAK with roughly 100 unique connections currently not possible through American’s Phoenix hub. American offers more than 760 daily flights from DFW, serving more than 200 destinations in… Read More

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Port of Oakland forecasts steady growth as partners invest

Oakland, Calif. – March 30, 2018: Containerized cargo volume moving through this city is expected to increase 2 percent annually for the next five years.  The catalyst for growth: a nearly $700 million injection of capital from outside investors.  That’s the message Port of Oakland officials delivered to trade and transportation leaders here this week. “This is good,… Read More

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Oakland International Airport traffic up 5.3 percent in February

Oakland, Calif. – March 28, 2018: Oakland International Airport (OAK) reports 849,529 airline passengers for the month of February, a 5.3% increase over February 2017.   Total airline seat capacity of 1,187,141 increased 4.7% over last year and the load factor (percent of seats occupied by passengers) of 75.4% increased by 0.4% over last year. Passenger… Read More

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