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Frontier Airlines arrives at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – February 4, 2021: Oakland International Airport today welcomes Frontier Airlines, offering nonstop service to its Denver hub providing onward connections throughout their route network. Nonstop flights to Las Vegas and Phoenix begin tomorrow, February 5, 2021. Seats are now on sale and low fares are available at FlyFrontier.com  “We’re thrilled to have… Read More

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Port of Oakland’s Executive Director plans for Port growth and a healthy community 

Oakland, CA – February 3, 2021: Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan began his State of the Port 2021 message to more than 200 stakeholders with a song lyric: Mercy, Mercy Me, Things Ain’t What They Used To Be, speaking virtually at the annual Women in Logistics and Pacific Merchant Shipping Association State of the Port 2021 event. Executive Director Wan referenced the challenges the… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports December 2020 traffic

Oakland, Calif – February 1, 2021:  145.4 million pounds of air cargo moved through Oakland International Airport (OAK) in December 2020, a 20 percent increase over December 2019. OAK is the top San Francisco Bay Area airport measured by air cargo traffic and the second busiest airport in the region for passenger traffic.  December 2020… Read More

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Southwest Airlines to fly between OAK and Santa Barbara

Oakland, Calif. – January 26, 2021: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Santa Barbara, California (SBA). Daily Boeing 737 flights begin April 12 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com with low fares from just $39 one-way. Today Southwest published the following schedule:… Read More

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Port of Oakland loaded imports up 11 percent in Dec. 2020

Oakland, Calif. – January 13, 2021: The Port of Oakland today said December imports grew 11 percent compared to December 2019. Containerized export volume was up 0.9 percent during the same period. Total TEUs for December were 208,341 which is up 7.4 percent compared to the same time last year. The Port said it expected… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board extends Project Labor Agreement 5 years

Oakland, Calif. – December 24, 2020: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners have extended the Port’s landmark project labor agreement (PLA) that increases East Bay hiring on Port-related capital projects. Negotiated in 2016, the PLA serves as a model for increasing the number of disadvantaged workers in the construction trades especially the highly competitive list… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports November 2020 traffic

Oakland, Calif. – December 18, 2020:  November 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) declined 3.2 percent from October 2020. Amidst travel warnings and calls by health and government officials to cancel travel plans as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, 11,525 fewer passengers used the airport than did in October. This represents a 67 percent decline from… Read More

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New Southwest Airlines flights between OAK and Tucson

Oakland, Calif. – December 16, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Tucson, Arizona (TUS). Daily flights will begin on March 11, 2021 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com. Southwest has published the following schedule: Southbound Depart Oakland 7:05 p.m. – Arrive Tucson… Read More

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Volaris adds Mérida to list of destinations easily reached from OAK

Oakland, Calif.  – December 15, 2020: Volaris, the ultra-low-cost Mexican airline, announced a new route that will connect OAK and the destination of Mérida, Yucatán. Service will begin January 18, 2021 and operate four times a week. The route to Mérida will depart OAK on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday evenings, with a brief stop in Mexico City…. Read More

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