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Moody’s upgrades Port of Oakland bond ratings

Oakland, Calif. – June 14, 2017: Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Port of Oakland bond ratings and assigned ratings on an upcoming series of refunding revenue bonds.  The upgrades, announced June 9, include: $656 million of senior lien bonds to A1 from A2; $324 million of intermediate lien bonds to A2 from A3; and a… Read More

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Norwegian adds Boeing 787 nonstop service to Barcelona at OAK

Oakland, CA – (June 7, 2017): Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) launch a major expansion from the increasingly popular San Francisco Bay Area airport today. Norwegian will launch its award winning Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights from OAK to the Catalonian capital, Barcelona, Spain.  Barcelona has been one of the largest and most requested destinations in… Read More

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LEVEL set to arrive in Oakland

Oakland, CA: (June 2, 2017) – LEVEL launches the first ever nonstop flight between Northern California and Spain when it begins service from Oakland International Airport to Barcelona today. Flights will operate three times per week accommodating up to 314 customers in Premium Economy and Economy cabins on a brand new Airbus A330 aircraft. LEVEL is a new low cost longhaul airline brand, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), parent company of… Read More

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Oakland Counts 12.8 Percent More Travelers in April

Oakland, CA:  (May 31, 2017) – Officials at Oakland International Airport today released April traffic reports, which indicate that total passengers at the airport increased 12.8%, from 941,248 in April 2016, reaching 1,061,616 passengers in April 2017. The increase is based upon 6.4% more operations and 8.5% more seats. Traffic is expected to continue to… Read More

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SPIRIT AIRLINES ADDS SERVICE FROM OAKLAND TO DETROIT AND BALTIMORE

OAKLAND, CA – (May 25, 2017): Today, Spirit Airlines adds two cities to its roster of destinations from Oakland International Airport (OAK). The Fort Lauderdale-based airline commences nonstop service to Baltimore (BWI) and Detroit (DTW), with daily departures scheduled at 4:45PM and 11:55PM, respectively. Customers flying cross-country from OAK to BWI will now have a… Read More

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Oakland International Airport expects a 10% increase in passengers over upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend

Oakland, CA: (May 23, 2017) — This Memorial Day holiday weekend kicks off what is expected to be a near-record summer travel season at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  New destinations, new airlines, and increased frequencies are helping to drive passenger traffic ever higher, which has grown steadily over the past three years. The Memorial Day holiday… Read More

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Oakland International Airport, FAA provide aviation career camp

Oakland, Calif. – May 22, 2017: Oakland International Airport and the Federal Aviation Administration partnered over the weekend to bring “Oakland Aviation Day” to over 50 elementary and middle school students from the Oakland Unified School District. The all-day event provided the next generation of aviation enthusiasts with hands-on training, classroom lessons, and interactive tours…. Read More

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PARK FREE When You Fly from Oakland to Europe

Oakland, CA – (May 11, 2017): Oakland International Airport (OAK) is offering travelers flying non-stop to any of its European destinations up to five days of free parking, beginning May 29 and lasting through August 15, 2017.  The Fly Europe Park Free campaign offers travelers departing OAK for Europe up to five (5) days of… Read More

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