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Port of Oakland cargo volume off; blame vessel bypass

Oakland, Calif., Nov. 29, 2021 – Port of Oakland total cargo volume declined 20 percent last month, according to statistics released today. The Port said containerized import volume dropped 14 percent compared to October 2020 totals. Exports were down 27 percent. The Port attributed its cargo volume dip to declining vessel traffic. Forty-three percent fewer… Read More

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Oakland International Airport ready for a busy Thanksgiving travel period

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2021: Oakland International Airport expects nearly 170,000 passengers to travel through the airport during the 2021 Thanksgiving holiday period.  Between Wednesday, November 24th through Sunday November 28th, OAK anticipates hosting approximately twice as many travelers as it did during Thanksgiving weekend 2020. The weekend should reach approximately 80% of Thanksgiving 2019 passenger traffic, which was prior to the start of the pandemic.  “We are ready to welcome far more… Read More

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Port of Oakland names Nyika Allen as Assistant Director of Aviation for Business, Strategy, and Finance

Oakland, Calif. – November 5, 2021: Albuquerque Airport Director Nyika Allen is headed to the San Francisco Bay Area to begin as Assistant Director of Aviation for Business, Strategy, and Finance at Oakland International Airport. Ms. Allen will lead the teams responsible for the airport’s revenue divisions including Properties, Ground Transportation, and Marketing. Allen is an experienced airport executive with strong background in business development and a successful history… Read More

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Port of Oakland chief asks state help in supply chain crisis

Sacramento, Calif., Nov. 5, 2021 – Speaking as President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA), Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan requested state help on Wednesday to ease a U.S. supply chain crisis. He called for increased collaboration and solutions from all levels of government as containerized cargo continues to back up… Read More

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Port of Oakland sees no backlog on docks, calls for cargo

Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 19, 2021: Port of Oakland officials today called on shipping lines to route more cargo here midst supply chain calamities elsewhere. The Port said its marine terminals are congestion-free, unlike competing ports crippled by record global trade volumes. It urged restoration of shipping services that have bypassed Oakland since summer. “There’s… Read More

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Port of Oakland’s Danny Wan heads statewide port group

Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 14, 2021: Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan is the new President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA). Members of the trade group selected Mr. Wan this week. He succeeds Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka.  Mr. Wan manages both a seaport and airport. The Port… Read More

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Port of Oakland regains Japan giant’s key Asia ship route

Oakland, Calif., Oct. 11, 2021 – Japanese shipping giant Ocean Network Express (ONE) is restoring a key Asia-U.S., trade route at the Port of Oakland. The world’s sixth-largest container carrier brings its PS5 service back to Oakland Nov. 13, the Port said today. The service connects the U.S. West Coast with ports in Tokyo and… Read More

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Delta Air Lines to fly new nonstop between Oakland and Detroit

Oakland, Calif. – October 4, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is pleased to announce that Delta Air Lines will begin new nonstop service between OAK and Detroit, MI (DTW) beginning April 20, 2022. Flights will operate once daily on the schedule shown below. Eastbound – Daily:      Depart OAK 11:50 PM – Arrive DTW 7:15 AM Westbound – Daily:     Depart… Read More

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