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Port of Oakland Board gives President Cluver second term

Oakland, Calif. – July 20, 2021: The Port of Oakland’s governing Board has given Andreas Cluver a second term as President. The seven-member Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously selected the East Bay labor leader at a special meeting last week. Mr. Cluver begins a second one-year term next month after first gaining the presidency… Read More

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Zero-emissions truck project launches at Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – July 19, 2021: The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners launched a battery electric truck demonstration project this month on its path to zero emissions at the Oakland Seaport. The Port debuted ten new battery electric trucks at Shippers Transport Express (STE), a Port-based trucking operation. The Peterbilt trucks cost a total of $5.1 million and are used to haul cargo within the Port’s maritime area. Funding for the trucks comes from… Read More

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Oakland International Airport ready for a busy, smooth Independence Day weekend

Oakland, Calif. – July 2, 2021: Operations at Oakland International Airport (OAK) are running smoothly and the airport is prepared to serve passengers for the upcoming holiday weekend. With travel restrictions being lifted and demand for travel on the rise, OAK anticipates that passenger volumes between Thursday, July 1 and Monday, July 5 will reach 160,000, which is… Read More

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Port of Oakland has masks for staff, tenants thanks to gifts

Oakland, Calif. – June 30, 2021 – Port of Oakland staff and tenants combatting coronavirus can get free face masks thanks to two California companies. The Port said today it received 500,000 masks last Tuesday donated by Montebello, Ca-based sustainable clothier BELLA+CANVAS. Oakland trucking company Impact Transportation hauled the cargo to the Port at no… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports May traffic results

Oakland, Calif. – June 23, 2021: Oakland International Airport, the second busiest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, reports continued passenger and cargo traffic growth for May 2021. In May 2021, passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) increased 22.8 percent from what was reported for April 2021. The airport saw 136,011 more passengers than… Read More

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California re-opened but mask restrictions remain at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – June 15, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the news that the State of California has progressed away from most COVID-19-related restrictions, including wearing a mask in public. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to reduce the spread of the virus, the Presidential Executive Order issued January 21, 2021 requires masks… Read More

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Southwest Airlines to fly between Oakland and Bellingham, Washington

Oakland, Calif.– June 10, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Washington state beginning November 16, 2021. The flights will operate twice daily aboard Southwest’s fleet of Boeing 737 airliners. Fare and schedule information can be found at… Read More

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OAK prepared for busiest weekend so far this year

Oakland, Calif. – May 27, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK), the second busiest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, is prepared for a busy holiday travel weekend as the peak summer travel season begins. The airport expects more than 130,000 travelers over the five-day holiday period from Wednesday, May 27 through Monday, June 1. Friday… Read More

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