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OAK Airport reports steady passenger levels for November 2021

Oakland, Calif. – January 12, 2022: In November 2021, passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) reached 76.9% of pre-pandemic levels. Air cargo at Oakland International Airport was up 2.3 percent compared to November 2020. November 2021 Passenger and Cargo Statistics Oakland International Airport saw 820,305 total passengers in November 2021. This represents a 76.9 percent return… Read More

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OAK receives $15.4 million from federal infrastructure bill

Funding for environmental programs, passenger amenities and security upgrades Oakland, Calif. – December 30, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) will receive $15.4 million from the Department of Transportation as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed by Congress last month. These funds will be used for projects related to environmental sustainability, passenger amenities and… Read More

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Oakland International Airport is prepared for a busy winter holiday season

Passenger traffic is projected at 90% of 2019 pre-pandemic levels Oakland, Calif. – December 21, 2021: Airport officials anticipate nearly 370,000 passengers will use the airport between December 23rd and January 2nd. Based upon current trends and the number of scheduled seats, OAK expects to reach 90% of 2019 passenger levels for the same period. It expects nearly… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports 8.3% increase in passengers for October 2021

OAK passenger recovery continues after late summer slowdown Oakland, Calif. – December 17, 2021: Oakland International Airport, the second busiest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, reports passenger and cargo traffic for October 2021. In October 2021, passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) increased 8.3 percent from what was reported for September 2021. Air cargo at Oakland International Airport was up 3.5 percent compared to October 2020. October 2021 Passenger and Cargo Statistics   … Read More

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‘Philadelphia Freedom’ for the East Bay as Spirit Airlines adds OAK daily nonstop

Travelers can grab a “Big Seat Up Front”, fly nonstop to Philly and skip the hassle Oakland, Calif. – December 7, 2021: The Port of Oakland is proud to announce that beginning May 18, 2022, Spirit Airlines will commence nonstop service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) allowing the over 700 East Bay… Read More

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Thanksgiving passenger totals at OAK more than double last year’s traffic

Over 148,000 passengers departed from OAK between November 19th and 28th  Oakland, Calif. – November 30, 2021: Oakland International Airport welcomed travelers for the Thanksgiving holiday last week, nearly reaching pre-pandemic passenger traffic levels based on reported security checkpoint throughput. For Thanksgiving 2021 (between Friday, November 19th and Sunday, November 28th), over 148,000 passengers departed from Oakland… Read More

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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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