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Jobs study: Port of Oakland generates 84,000 jobs in the Bay Area

Oakland, Calif. – April 18, 2019:  The Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20 percent of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study released today. The study by Martin Associates shows that the Port’s overall economic value—from business revenue, consumer spending, and total value of goods and… Read More

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Southwest inaugurates Maui service in Oakland; Airport celebrates with free parking

Oakland, CA – (April 8, 2019):  Oakland International Airport is celebrating another first today following Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to Maui on Sunday. The Airport and Airline celebrated with a Hawaii-inspired send-off at Oakland International Airport, complete with Hula dancers, live music, fresh leis, and an offer to park free for four days. Port of Oakland… 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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Delta Air Lines to fly year-round from OAK to the world’s busiest airport – Atlanta

Oakland, Calif. – March 5, 2019: Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces today that beginning June 9, 2019, Delta Air Lines will resume nonstop service between Oakland and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Passengers will appreciate the early morning arrival in ATL and connections to the Delta global network. The new daily flight will depart OAK at 10:30 PM and arrive… Read More

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Southwest Airlines’ new Hawaii service will launch from Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – March 4, 2019: Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced plans to launch its highly-anticipated, first-ever service to the Hawaiian Islands from Oakland International Airport (OAK) with an inaugural flight to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu (HNL) on March 17, followed by inaugural service to Kahului Airport (OGG) on Maui, on April 7…. Read More

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Port of Oakland receives coveted marketing award for Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 28, 2019: The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners today receives the hardware brought home by Oakland International Airport following its win at the 2019 Routes Americas Conference in Quebec. The highly-regarded Routes Marketing Award is considered as one of the most prestigious awards in the Aviation industry, as winners are determined… Read More

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OAK airport handily surpasses 2017 passenger activity; begins food and beverage concessions makeover

Oakland, CA – (January 31, 2019): Today, officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) released December and Calendar Year passenger traffic figures reflecting stability in its passenger traffic numbers, and the highest number of passengers since its record year of 2007.  The Airport saw 1,090,069 travelers in December 2018, a slight year-over-year increase. In 2018, 13,594,251 passengers chose to fly to… Read More

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Oakland International welcomes Canadian airline with new service to Edmonton, Alberta

Oakland, CA – January 23, 2019: Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today announce that Oakland has been selected by ultra-low-cost Canadian carrier, Swoop, for service to Edmonton International Airport (YEG) in Alberta, Canada.  Flights will operate 3-times-weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. The news came with the release of Swoop’s full summer schedule announcement, in… Read More

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Port of Oakland releases Progress Report 2018-2019

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 23, 2019: The Port of Oakland today released Progress Report 2018-2019. The interactive online report features project updates, customer videos, and financial information about the Port. It also provides a preview of 2019 priorities. The full report is available HERE. The report’s five sections include: Growth with Care strategy About the Port… Read More

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