Press Releases

New local restaurant A16 opens at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport

New restaurant A16 is open and serving passengers at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) as of this week. The new quick-service restaurant at OAK is based on the longstanding Michelin-recognized and award-winning streetside restaurants of the same name located in both Oakland and San Francisco.

San Francisco Bay Oakland International welcomes Viva Aerobus for first-ever nonstop between OAK and Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

*Spanish version of release is available below. New flight connects businesses and families bringing popular new airline to OAK

Port of Oakland names Craig Simon as its Director of Aviation

The Port of Oakland names Craig Simon as the Port’s new Director of Aviation, leading San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK). Mr. Simon takes the helm at a critical time when the airport will be making many improvements to OAK’s business and facilities.

Delta Air Lines begins nonstop Atlanta service at OAK

San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport just celebrated new daily nonstop service on Delta Air Lines to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

OAK introduces new weekly pet therapy program

San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) is launching a new pet therapy program for passengers in partnership with Valley Humane Society’s Canine Comfort Pet-Assisted Therapy team.

OAK welcomes Sun Country Airlines

On Thursday, Sun Country Airlines launched their inaugural service at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK). The carrier will offer seasonal nonstop flights between OAK and Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MSP) throughout the summer 2024 travel season.

OAK kicks off busy summer travel season Memorial Day weekend

Oakland, Calif.—May 20, 2024: San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) expects to be busy throughout the Memorial Day holiday travel weekend. Over 130,000 passengers are expected at the airport between Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th.

Introducing San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport

On May 9th, 2024, the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously voted to modify OAK's official name to San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport. It's OAK, it's where we all belong.

Port of Oakland seeks Court’s confirmation that new airport name does not constitute trademark infringement

Oakland, Calif.—May 9, 2024: The Port of Oakland (OAK) announced today that it has responded to San Francisco’s prematurely-filed lawsuit over OAK’s proposed name modification with a lawsuit of its own. In its Answer and Counterclaim, the Port asked the Court to rule that the name “San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport” does not infringe upon SFO’s trademark in its airport name.

‘San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport’ name official – Unanimous final vote by Oakland Board of Port Commissioners

Oakland, Calif. – May 9, 2024: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously voted today and granted final approval to rename the “Metropolitan Oakland International Airport” to “San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport.” With the new name, the Port aims to attract more nonstop destinations by boosting travelers’ geographic awareness of the airport’s location on the San Francisco Bay.

New Berkeley-based restaurant opens in Terminal 1 at OAK

New quick-service restaurant Cancún Sabor Mexicano is now open and serving passengers at Oakland International Airport’s Terminal 1. The new restaurant is based on the East Bay streetside location of the same name located in Berkeley.

Port of Oakland welcomes Alameda County’s unanimous endorsement of proposed airport name modification

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors yesterday unanimously endorsed changing the Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) name to the ‘San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport.’