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2010 Northern California MegaRegion Summit

Press Releases For Immediate Release March 10, 2010 2010 Northern California MegaRegion Summit Moving America’s Economic Recovery Forward Megaregion Summit Focuses on Critical Issues and Investments Related to Goods Movement in Northern California Leaders to Discuss Key Infrastructure Investments, Maritime Port Development & Regional Collaboration OAKLAND, CA – On Friday, March 26th, hundreds of business,… Read More

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Port of Oakland has a New Commissioner

Press Releases For Immediate Release January 25, 2010 Port of Oakland Has a New Commissioner Oakland, Calif.–January 25, 2010 – The Port of Oakland has a new Port Commissioner. Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums nominated Michael Lighty who was officially confirmed last week. Lighty will be filling the position previously held by Anthony Batarse Jr. (Term… Read More

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OAK Was No. 1 for On-Time Arrivals Among U.S. Airports in 2009

Press Releases For Immediate Release January 11, 2010 Oakland International Airport Was No. 1 for On-Time Arrivals Among U.S. Airports in 2009 Oakland, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2010) – Long recognized by Bay Area travelers for its convenience and efficiency, Oakland International Airport (OAK) was named No. 1 for on-time arrivals among all North American airports… Read More

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Southwest Airlines Announces More Flights at OAK for Spring 2010

Press Releases For Immediate Release December 17, 2009 Southwest Airlines Announces More Flights at Oakland International Airport for Spring 2010 Nonstop Service to Nashville Restored; Frequencies Added in Three Markets Oakland, Calif. (December 17, 2009) — Southwest Airlines announced yesterday that it will restore nonstop service between the Bay Area’s Oakland International Airport (OAK) and… Read More

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OAK Prepares for Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 20, 2009 Oakland International Airport Prepares for Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers Guaranteed Long-Term Parking; In-Terminal Improvements OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 20, 2009 – Oakland International Airport (OAK) is preparing for its busiest travel period of the year. Plenty of long-term parking is expected to be available throughout the holiday travel period. Renovations… Read More

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Alaska Airlines Launches Hawaii Service from Bay Area

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 9, 2009 Alaska Airlines Launches Hawaii Service from Bay Area OAKLAND—Alaska Airlines today inaugurated four-times-weekly service between Oakland, Calif., and Kahului, Hawaii, on the island of Maui, and tomorrow will begin thrice-weekly service between Oakland and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. “Known for its beautiful beaches and… Read More

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Deborah Ale-Flint Appointed Acting Aviation Director at OAK

Press Releases For Immediate Release August 27, 2009 Deborah Ale-Flint Appointed Acting Aviation Director at Oakland International Airport Former Aviation Director Accepts Position at Jacksonville Airport Authority Oakland, Calif.—August 26, 2009 — Deborah Ale-Flint was appointed to Acting Aviation Director at Oakland International Airport by Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin. The Port’s former… Read More

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New Commissioner for Port of Oakland

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 30, 2009 New Commissioner for Port Of Oakland Gilda Gonzales Joins the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Oakland, CA – July 30, 2009 – The newest member of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, Ms. Gilda Gonzales, was sworn in on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. Ms. Gilda Gonzales will be… Read More

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OAK to Receive $9.7 Million in Federal Stimulus Funds

Press Releases For Immediate Release June 19, 2009 Oakland International Airport to Receive $9.7 Million in Federal Stimulus Funds for Ramp Improvements Oakland, Calif.-June 19, 2009 – Through a combination of funding sources including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (also known as the “stimulus bill”) and Airport Improvement Project grants, Oakland International Airport… Read More

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Commissioners Approve Applying for Funding for BART Connector to OAK

Press Releases For Immediate Release June 18, 2009 Port of Oakland Commissioners Approve Applying for Funding for Light Rail BART Connector to Oakland International Airport Oakland, Calif. – June 18, 2009 – The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners authorized Port staff to apply for $70.4 million in airport Passenger Facility Charges (PFC funding) for an elevated… Read More

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