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Port of Oakland selects UC Berkeley exec to head IT unit

Oakland, Calif. – Nov. 14, 2018: A longtime University of California, Berkeley systems expert has been named IT Director at the Port of Oakland.  Kevin Fong, a 30-year veteran in systems management, joins the Port after 13 years at the university.  He most recently served as IT Director for University Development and Alumni Relations. “Kevin’s expertise… Read More

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1.1 Million passengers at Oakland Airport in September

Oakland, CA – October 31, 2018: Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today released September passenger traffic reports, which reveal that total passenger activity at the airport increased 4.1 percent – from 1,083,301 in September 2017 to 1,127,927 in September this year. Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis notes, “We are very pleased to see customers continuing to choose Oakland for travel… Read More

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Port of Oakland gets business/civic leader as Commissioner

Oakland, Calif. – October 19, 2018: Longtime business and civic leader Yui Hay Lee has joined the Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners. Mr. Lee was sworn in yesterday to a seat on the seven-member Board. Mr. Lee, President and CEO of Oakland-based YHLA Architects, was nominated by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and appointed… Read More

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OAK Airport opens first post-security Service Animal Relief Area

Oakland, CA (October 17, 2018) – Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today announce the newest amenity for passengers flying with service animals. A post-security Service Animal Relief Area is now open near Gate 25 in Terminal 2 – the first space of its kind within OAK’s terminal facilities. Until now, travelers accompanied by approved… Read More

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Fleet Week 2018 ready for take-off from Oakland International

Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 27, 2018: Oakland International Airport (OAK) will welcome the Blue Angels back to Oakland over the weekend as their base for SF Fleet Week 2018.  It is the fifth consecutive year the precision Navy fliers will make Oakland their home on the road. The SF Fleet Week air show, which includes air… Read More

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Oakland Airport’s fire and rescue team prepares with its first “live burn”

Oakland, Calif.  – Sept. 13, 2018: This week, Oakland Fire Department (OFD) firefighters stationed at Oakland International Airport (OAK) are undergoing a “Live Burn” training exercise, as part of the department’s annual training program.  Roughly fifty-five firefighters are participating in the training, which is being hosted at OAK for the first time. OFD provides emergency response services… Read More

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Summertime travel draws 1.3 million passengers to Oakland International Airport in July

Oakland, Calif.  – August 31, 2018: Oakland International Airport (OAK) said today that it served 1,318,052 passengers in July, a 6.8% increase over the prior year. The July percentage increase constitutes an additional 82,541 travelers at OAK compared to 1,235,511 passengers in July 2017. Port of Oakland Director of Aviation, Bryant L. Francis, said, “It is… Read More

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Labor Day weekend to attract nearly 200,000 travelers at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – August 30, 2018:  This Labor Day holiday weekend travelers will be departing Oakland International Airport (OAK) to more destinations than ever before. OAK is preparing for a busy Labor Day holiday weekend, which traditionally marks the end of the peak summer travel period. OAK is anticipating nearly 200,000 passengers during the five-day… Read More

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OAK regional roster expands with Santa Barbara flights

Oakland, CA (August 27, 2018) – Good news for travelers in the Bay Area and Santa Barbara today, as Contour Airlines announces highly sought nonstop service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). Beginning October 16th, Contour will operate daily flights aboard its 30-seat ERJ-135 aircraft. Santa Barbara represents one of OAK’s… Read More

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