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Oakland International Airport ready for a busy Thanksgiving travel period

OAK expects 167,000 passengers over the holiday, nearly doubling last year’s traffic  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… Read More

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

Allen will lead the airport revenue division’s bounce-back from COVID-19 and help shape future   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… Read More

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Double-daily Southwest Airlines flights between OAK and Bellingham begin 

Southwest is the top carrier to the Pacific Northwest with six nonstop destinations from the East Bay gateway Oakland, Calif. – November 5, 2021: On Sunday, November 7, Southwest Airlines will start flying nonstop between Bellingham, Washington (BLI) and Oakland International Airport with two daily flights using Boeing 737 airliners.  It is the sixth destination in the Pacific Northwest from OAK for the carrier and the second added this year with service to… Read More

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Oakland International Airport sponsoring “KQED Live” events  

Oakland, Calif. – September 25, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is partnering with KQED as a key sponsor of “KQED Live,” a year-long innovative multimedia series of events that kicks off tonight at 7PM featuring Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Rita Moreno and a preview of the new PBS documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided… Read More

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OAK celebrates 10 years of partnership with Cal Athletic

Oakland, Calif. – September 3, 2021: With UC Berkeley students back on campus and as the college football season kicks off, Oakland International Airport and Cal Athletics are celebrating the ten-year anniversary of their partnership. “We’re especially proud of our association with Cal Athletics and the distinction of excellence and achievement that Cal represents.” says Bryant L…. Read More

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Labor Day travel kicks off at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – September 2, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) is prepared for a busy Labor Day weekend as travelers are making end-of-summer trips. OAK estimates that nearly 130,000 passengers will arrive at and depart from the airport between Thursday, September 2nd, and Monday, September 6th. Friday and Monday will likely be the busiest days during this holiday… Read More

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