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Port of Oakland names Danny Wan Executive Director

Former Port Attorney, City Council member, takes over at key moment Editor’s note: Click here to see Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan’s introductory video Oakland, Calif. – Nov. 14, 2019: Danny Wan, who has been serving as the Port of Oakland’s interim Executive Director since last summer, and was Port Attorney for six… Read More

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OAK Becomes the First California Airport to Offer Free Short Stories to all Passengers

Imaginations Soar at Oakland Airport with Fun Story Dispensers Oakland, CA – (October 29, 2019): Improving the passenger experience for Bay Area residents and visitors is key to the vision that drives officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  Under the leadership of Director Bryant L. Francis, the airport recently forged a new partnership with innovative French company Short Édition, allowing travelers… Read More

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Oakland Airport Gears up for Busy Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Monday is expected to be busiest Labor Day travel day with 47,000 passengers   Oakland, CA – (August 29, 2019): Oakland International Airport (OAK) expects to be bustling this Labor Day holiday weekend, which traditionally marks the unofficial end of the summer travel season. OAK anticipates welcoming approximately 191,500  passengers during the five-day period beginning today, August 29, through… Read More

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Jabbrrbox Introduces Private Workspace Pods at Oakland International Airport

Work and wellness take flight in Terminal 2 with new technology-equipped private workspaces Oakland, CA, August 20, 2019 – Jabbrrbox, a workspace solutions company, has today announced its launch at Oakland International Airport (OAK) in Terminal 2. Two new booths provide on-demand, technology-equipped private workspaces to over 13 million passengers that travel through OAK every… Read More

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SOUTHWEST TO EXPAND HAWAII SERVICE AT OAKLAND AIRPORT

Nonstops to Kona and Lihue to Launch January 2020    Oakland, CA: (August 16, 2019) –  Southwest Airlines has announced that beginning January 2020, the airline will add two new long-haul destinations at Oakland International Airport (OAK) – Lihue, Kauai Island and Kona on the Island of Hawaii. Service to Kona (KOA) will operate four… Read More

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Top Industry Honors for New Oakland Airport Assistant Director

Port of Oakland Commissioners Recognize Aviation Finance Honoree Oakland, CA: (June 29, 2019) – The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners recognized its new Assistant Director of Aviation – Business & Strategy, Tatiana Starostina, during its regular meeting Thursday for being named Aviation Finance Professional of the Year by Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA)…. Read More

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Volaris Celebrates 10 Years at Oakland International Airport

  Mexican Airline Offering Most Destinations in the U.S. Now Serves Four Destinations from OAK Oakland, CA: (May 15, 2019) – Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico. Volaris inaugurated service between Guadalajara, Mexico, and Oakland in  2009. OAK, along with LAX, were Volaris’ first two U.S. destinations…. Read More

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GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND PUPPIES-IN-TRAINING GOT THEIR FIRST TASTE OF AIR TRAVEL AT OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

  Training-Prepared Puppies to Assist Visually Impaired Travelers   Oakland, CA. (May 13, 2019) – A group of 70 puppies queued up on Saturday, May 11, at Oakland International Airport (OAK) for a training exercise designed to help them learn how to mitigate the challenges that visually impaired travelers and their guide dogs face when they fly…. Read More

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