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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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Port of Oakland hails shipping lines, terminal for clean air work

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 18, 2019: Two shipping lines and a marine terminal operator are leading the clean air charge at the Port of Oakland.  The Port this week honored ocean carriers MSC and Hyundai Merchant Marine for 100 percent deployment of shore power-ready vessels.  It recognized Oakland International Container Terminal for connecting more than 750 ships… Read More

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Port of Oakland seeks summer college interns

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 18, 2019: The Port of Oakland is seeking highly motivated full-time college students for its 2019 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply for paid internships in a variety of fields, including Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning & Development and Risk… Read More

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Former Port of Oakland staffer returns as Commissioner

Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2018: Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce CEO Barbara Leslie has joined the Port of Oakland’s governing Board of Port Commissioners.  Ms. Leslie, a onetime Port Government Affairs Specialist, replaces Earl Hamlin who resigned from the seven-member Board. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf nominated Ms. Leslie for the volunteer post.  The City Council… Read More

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