Oakland Board of Port Commissioners elects Michael Colbruno as Board President

Oakland, Calif. – July 15, 2024: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously elected Michael Colbruno to lead as Board President. Andreas Cluver was elected First Vice President, replacing Yui Hay Lee, with outgoing President Barbara Leslie elected Second Vice President. President Colbruno first joined the Port Commission in 2013. This will be his second […]

New local restaurant A16 opens at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport

A16 in Terminal 1 marks the twelfth new restaurant to open at OAK Oakland, Calif. – July 10, 2024: New restaurant A16 is open and serving passengers at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) as of this week. The new quick-service restaurant at OAK is based on the longstanding Michelin-recognized and award-winning streetside restaurants […]

Fitch upgrades Port of Oakland’s ratings outlook to positive

Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Fitch Oakland, Calif. – July 9, 2024: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s (Port) bond ratings and revised the Port’s ratings outlook from stable to positive. Fitch affirmed the following ratings on Port of Oakland debt: A+ for senior lien revenue bonds; A for […]

Port of Oakland May 2024 container volume shows solid growth

First five months show jump in full import volume compared to 2023 Oakland, Calif.—June 17, 2024: The Port of Oakland’s container volume continues its upward trend. Total cargo volume increased 5.3% in May 2024 compared to May 2023, with 188,040 TEUs (twenty-foot containers). Full import cargo volume in the first five months of this year […]

Delta Air Lines begins nonstop Atlanta service at OAK

New flight to world’s busiest hub airport gives travelers convenient options Oakland, Calif.—June 10, 2024: San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport just celebrated new daily nonstop service on Delta Air Lines to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Flights will be served by Delta’s fleet of Boeing 737-900s, seating 180 passengers and featuring a range of […]

OAK introduces new weekly pet therapy program

Valley Humane Society to bring ‘Canine Comfort’ at OAK every Monday Oakland, Calif.—May 30, 2024: San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) is launching a new pet therapy program for passengers in partnership with Valley Humane Society’s Canine Comfort Pet-Assisted Therapy team. The weekly program, “Canine Comfort at OAK,” will begin on Monday, June 3, […]

Port of Oakland targets Clean Ports grant for major zero-emissions conversion

Funding request supported by 20 community, business, regulatory, workforce partners Oakland, Calif.—May 29, 2024: The Port of Oakland (Port) and a coalition of 20 partners have applied for a federal grant that will fast track the Oakland Seaport’s conversion to 100 percent zero-emissions cargo handling operations. The Port and its clean energy partners seek a […]

OAK welcomes Sun Country Airlines

New airline begins nonstop seasonal service between OAK and Minneapolis-St. Paul Oakland, Calif.—May 24, 2024: On Thursday, Sun Country Airlines launched their inaugural service at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK). The carrier will offer seasonal nonstop flights between OAK and Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MSP) throughout the summer 2024 travel season. Sun Country Airlines is […]

Port of Oakland April container volume continues growth trend

Full imports rise for sixth consecutive month Oakland, Calif.—May 20, 2024: The Port of Oakland April container volume showed a 17% increase in full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) for the first four months of 2024 compared to the same period in 2023. This reflects Oakland’s return to its historical average cargo volumes, rebounding from 2022 and […]