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Port of Oakland Board gives President Ces Butner third term

Oakland, Calif. – July 12, 2019: Cestra “Ces” Butner will serve a third term as President of the Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners.  The Board re-elected President Butner at a meeting yesterday.  It re-elected Commissioner Andreas Cluver as First Vice President and chose first-year Commissioner Barbara Leslie as Second Vice President. At the… Read More

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Volaris celebrates 10 years at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – May 15, 2019: Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico. Volaris inaugurated service between Guadalajara, Mexico, and Oakland in  2009. OAK, along with LAX, were Volaris’ first two U.S. destinations. Volaris, Mexico’s leading airline for destinations in the USA, serves both domestic and international destinations… Read More

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Port of Oakland, Oakland Fire Department unveil new firefighting apparatuses

Oakland, CA. (May 9, 2019) – Today, Oakland International Airport (OAK), Oakland Fire Department (OFD), and regional emergency response partners conducted a Full-Scale Emergency Response Exercise at Oakland International Airport, introducing two new state-of-the-art firefighting apparatuses. Participants practiced live response to a simulated aircraft emergency, which required activation of the Airport’s Emergency Operations Center, along… Read More

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Norwegian Air Shuttle celebrates 5 years at Oakland International Airport with over 1 million passengers served

Oakland, Calif. – April 2, 2019:  Oakland International Airport (OAK) joins Norwegian Air Shuttle in celebrating the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay. The milestone coincides with the resumption of seasonal service to Stockholm, Sweden, which resumed Monday, April 1, at OAK. Seasonal service to Rome and Copenhagen resumes today, Tuesday, April 2. Passengers traveling from the Bay… Read More

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Southwest Airlines’ first flight to Hawaii a success from Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – March 18, 2019: It’s an Aloha Monday in Oakland after the first Southwest Airlines flight to the Hawaiian Islands arrived in Honolulu Sunday evening with 152 passengers and seven crew members. The Airport and Airline celebrated with a festive Hawaiian send-off at Oakland International Airport Sunday. Scores of passengers, Airline, and Airport staff and… Read More

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