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Port of Oakland Board elects Joan Story as President

Oakland, Calif. – July 14, 2017: Joan Story has been elected President of the Board of Port Commissioners at the Port of Oakland. The Port’s seven-member governing body unanimously selected Ms. Story at a meeting last night. A two-year veteran of the Board, she’ll serve for the next year as President. “I’m gratified to have the… Read More

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Oakland to welcome Paris nonstops in Spring

Oakland, Calif. – July 6, 2017:  Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) announce today that Norwegian Air will add new nonstop service between OAK and Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG), the largest of the Paris-area airports.  The flight will operate 4-times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) beginning April 10, 2018, aboard Norwegian’s brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports 14 percent passenger increase in May

Oakland, Calif. – June 30, 2017:– Officials at Oakland International Airport today released May traffic reports, which reveal passenger activity at the airport increased 14%, from 1,000,697 in May 2016, to 1,140,821 this year. The increase is based upon 12% more flight operations and 13.5% more seats. As indicated by these strong traffic numbers, OAK is expected to record one of its busiest summer travel seasons in a decade.  International traffic volume increased 91% over last year, reflecting added flights and destinations by Norwegian, Southwest Airlines, and… Read More

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TSA Pre-Check temporary enrollment center returns to Oakland International Airport July 10th

The Event:  Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event Date:  July 10th – 21st, 2017 (Closed Saturday & Sunday) Time:  Weekdays, 8am to 5pm Location:  Oakland International Airport, Terminal 2 Oakland, CA; (June 27, 2017):  Oakland International Airport is inviting passengers to enroll on-site in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program. The temporary enrollment event returns… Read More

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Oakland International to rehabilitate main runway with $37M FAA grant

Oakland, CA – (June 20, 2017): Today, Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces that it has received $37,406,854 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to rehabilitate the Airport’s main runway. The funds come by way of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which allocates federal funding to US airports. Runway 12-30 is OAK’s main commercial air… Read More

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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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