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Moody’s upgrades Port of Oakland bond ratings

Oakland, Calif. – June 14, 2017: Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Port of Oakland bond ratings and assigned ratings on an upcoming series of refunding revenue bonds.  The upgrades, announced June 9, include: $656 million of senior lien bonds to A1 from A2; $324 million of intermediate lien bonds to A2 from A3; and a… Read More

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Port of Oakland welcomes 20 summer interns

Oakland, Calif. – June 12, 2017: The Port of Oakland today marked the beginning of summer internship season with the arrival of 20 college students. The Port’s paid internships give students the opportunity to work with the Port’s maritime, aviation, and commercial real estate businesses. Over the next two months, interns will be involved in… Read More

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Norwegian adds Boeing 787 nonstop service to Barcelona at OAK

Oakland, CA – (June 7, 2017): Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) launch a major expansion from the increasingly popular San Francisco Bay Area airport today. Norwegian will launch its award winning Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights from OAK to the Catalonian capital, Barcelona, Spain.  Barcelona has been one of the largest and most requested destinations in… Read More

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Port of Oakland President receives LGBT leadership award

Oakland, Calif. – June 5, 2017: Oakland Board of Port Commissioners President Michael Colbruno has received the “OUTstanding Voices” award from the San Francisco Business Times. The annual award honors business leaders who are role models within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Bay Area community. “I’m greatly humbled and honored to receive this… Read More

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LEVEL set to arrive in Oakland

Oakland, CA: (June 2, 2017) – LEVEL launches the first ever nonstop flight between Northern California and Spain when it begins service from Oakland International Airport to Barcelona today. Flights will operate three times per week accommodating up to 314 customers in Premium Economy and Economy cabins on a brand new Airbus A330 aircraft. LEVEL is a new low cost longhaul airline brand, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), parent company of… Read More

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Oakland Counts 12.8 Percent More Travelers in April

Oakland, CA:  (May 31, 2017) – Officials at Oakland International Airport today released April traffic reports, which indicate that total passengers at the airport increased 12.8%, from 941,248 in April 2016, reaching 1,061,616 passengers in April 2017. The increase is based upon 6.4% more operations and 8.5% more seats. Traffic is expected to continue to… Read More

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Port of Oakland seeks to move more cargo via rails

Oakland, Calif. – May 30, 2017: Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle says that he wants more rail business here.  He told a meeting of railroad executives in San Francisco last week that the Port is poised to make it happen. “We have two outstanding partners at the Port in the Union Pacific and… Read More

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SPIRIT AIRLINES ADDS SERVICE FROM OAKLAND TO DETROIT AND BALTIMORE

OAKLAND, CA – (May 25, 2017): Today, Spirit Airlines adds two cities to its roster of destinations from Oakland International Airport (OAK). The Fort Lauderdale-based airline commences nonstop service to Baltimore (BWI) and Detroit (DTW), with daily departures scheduled at 4:45PM and 11:55PM, respectively. Customers flying cross-country from OAK to BWI will now have a… Read More

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