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.

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.

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.