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Oakland International Airport reports August 2020 passenger traffic

Oakland, Calif. – September 24, 2020: August 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) decreased 8.4 percent from what was reported for July 2020. In fact, 28,535 fewer passengers departed from OAK than did in July. “Encouraging June to July growth was dampened as cases of COVID-19 increased during August,” says Bryant L. Francis, Port… Read More

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Spirit Airlines to connect Orange County and Oakland International Airport 

Oakland, Calif. – September 1, 2020: Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces that Spirit Airlines will commence service between OAK and Orange County’s John Wayne Airport (SNA) beginning Nov. 17 with two daily nonstop flights. Orange County Airport is the best option for those visiting Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine and Anaheim. Spirit Airlines has… Read More

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Summer travel and added flights double passengers at Oakland International Airport 

Oakland, Calif. – July 31, 2020:   Oakland International Airport (OAK) announced its latest passenger traffic data revealing significant increases in passenger activity for the month of June when compared to the previous month.  Following seismic shifts in travel patterns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OAK instituted a Resiliency Task Force to monitor, plan, and employ safety initiatives during business recovery.  Efforts are being made across the Airport’s numerous departments— including an Airport Marketing campaign to encourage East Bay travelers to Fly Oakland… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board votes labor leader Cluver as President

Oakland, Calif. – July 16, 2020:  Alameda County labor leader Andreas Cluver has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s governing Board.  The seven-member Board of Port Commissioners chose Mr. Cluver at a special meeting this week. Oakland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barbara Leslie was elected the Port Board’s First Vice President. … Read More

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Added flights at Oakland International Airport prompt full reopening of Terminal 2

Oakland, Calif. – July 1, 2020:  July will welcome added air travel opportunities for Bay Area residents and visitors as airlines increase capacity at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  During the month, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Volaris will each increase flights at OAK after industry-wide declines caused by COVID-19. Hawaiian Airlines is scheduled to resume… Read More

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Port of Oakland Oks FY 2021 budget midst COVID-19 crisis

Oakland, Calif. – June 29, 2020:  Coronavirus-induced business declines have prompted the Port of Oakland to curtail Fiscal Year 2021 spending plans.  Port Commissioners last week approved a budget for next year down 15.84 percent from FY 2020 levels. The Port budget projects $432.5 million in operating and capital expenditures and debt service payments next… Read More

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Airport recovery underway as passengers more than double from April to May

Oakland, CA: (June 16, 2020) –  Oakland International Airport (OAK) today announced that newly-released data for May 2020 show passenger traffic activity inching up from April. The Airport counted 105,593 passengers for the month, more than double the 45,819 passengers in April. Traffic is still 91.2% behind the same period in 2019. The upward trend is expected… Read More

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