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Southwest Airlines to fly between Oakland International Airport and Palm Springs

Twice-daily Boeing 737 nonstops begin Nov. 15 Oakland, Calif.  – October 8, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Palm Springs, California (PSP). Two daily flights will begin on Nov. 15 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com.    Today Southwest published the following schedule:       … Read More

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Oakland Airport offering free rapid result COVID-19 Airport Testing Program

Expansion of program planned for Hawaii travelers beginning Oct. 15  Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 29, 2020: Oakland International Airport (OAK) said today it would begin to offer free, rapid-result COVID-19 tests to employees and the public beginning Oct. 6. The Airport said it’s working with CityHealth Urgent Care to make the tests available at its North Field terminal… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports August 2020 passenger traffic

Oakland, Calif. – September 24, 2020: August 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) decreased 8.4 percent from what was reported for July 2020. In fact, 28,535 fewer passengers departed from OAK than did in July.   “Encouraging June to July growth was dampened as cases of COVID-19 increased during August,” says Bryant L. Francis, Port… Read More

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Spirit Airlines to connect Orange County and Oakland International Airport

Twice-daily nonstop flights begin Nov. 17  Oakland, Calif. – September 1, 2020: Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces that Spirit Airlines will commence service between OAK and Orange County’s John Wayne Airport (SNA) beginning Nov. 17 with two daily nonstop flights. Orange County Airport is the best option for those visiting Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach,… Read More

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Summer Travel and Added Flights Double Passengers at Oakland International Airport

Resiliency Efforts Continue as Passenger Traffic Rebounds Amid Pandemic  Oakland, CA: (July 31, 2020) –  Oakland International Airport (OAK) announced its latest passenger traffic data revealing significant increases in passenger activity for the month of June when compared to the previous month.  Following seismic shifts in travel patterns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OAK instituted a Resiliency Task Force to monitor, plan, and employ safety initiatives during business recovery.  Efforts are being made across the Airport’s numerous departments— including an Airport Marketing campaign to… Read More

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Added Flights at Oakland International Airport Prompt Full Reopening of Terminal 2

 Airlines adding capacity; FAA distributes ½ million face coverings to OAK Oakland, CA: (July 1, 2020) –  July will welcome added air travel opportunities for Bay Area residents and visitors as airlines increase capacity at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  During the month, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Volaris will each increase flights at… Read More

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