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SOUTHWEST EXPANDS HAWAII SERVICE AT OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL

Kona and Lihue Nonstop Service Now Offered on Southwest Oakland, CA: (January 22, 2020) –  Adding to its existing service to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui, Southwest Airlines has added two new long-haul destinations at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  Nonstop flights to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii commenced service Sunday, January 19, and Lihue, Kauai, launched just yesterday. Service to Kona (KOA) operates four times weekly – on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and… Read More

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Spirit Airlines to launch the only Oakland–Fort Lauderdale Nonstop on April 1

Unique air service will give Bay Area travelers “MORE GO,” daily to South Florida OAKLAND, CA; (Jan. 16, 2020) – Spirit Airlines is spicing up the San Francisco Bay Area by flying more of the brightest planes in the sky into Oakland (OAK). America’s fastest-growing airline starts service to and from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) April 1, making Spirit the only… Read More

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Thanksgiving Travel Kicks Off at Oakland International

Airport to welcome 47,500 travelers on busiest day next week, Wednesday Oakland, CA: (November 22, 2019) –  The Thanksgiving Holiday travel period has begun at Oakland International Airport (OAK), and will extend through Monday, December 2.  The Airport expects November 27th – the day before Thanksgiving – to be its busiest travel day during this holiday… Read More

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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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