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Added Flights at Oakland International Airport Prompt Full Reopening of Terminal 2

 Airlines adding capacity; FAA distributes ½ million face coverings to OAK Oakland, CA: (July 1, 2020) –  July will welcome added air travel opportunities for Bay Area residents and visitors as airlines increase capacity at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  During the month, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Volaris will each increase flights at… Read More

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Oakland International Launches Media Campaign Aimed at Recovery: “We’re ready to see you all fly the East Bay Way once again”

Airport’s TV advertising looks to boost travel resurgence    Oakland, CA: (June 9, 2020) – Oakland International Airport has launched a month-long broadcast media campaign intended to welcome travelers back following dramatic industry-wide declines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the month of June, the campaign will air commercials on local Bay Area television, including… Read More

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Oakland International Airport exec: fliers ‘itching to hop aboard’

Slow COVID-19 rebound likely, says Bryant Francis, but travel should pick up   Oakland, Calif. – June 3, 2020: Coronavirus recovery could come slowly to the aviation sector, Oakland International Airport’s top executive warned today.  But Bryant Francis expressed confidence that travelers would soon begin returning to the skies. “Many life-long travelers, like myself, are… Read More

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Airport worker in Oakland tests positive for COVID-19

Oakland, Calif. – March 25, 2020: A gate agent at Oakland International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19, the Airport said today. The Airport said the individual was not an employee of the Port of Oakland, or the Oakland Airport which it owns and operates. According to the Airport, the individual last worked March 22… Read More

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Port of Oakland to staff, partners: ‘You are heroes’

A thank you for transport, supply chain workers who show up midst crisis   Oakland, Calif. – March 19, 2020: Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan delivered a message today to trade and transportation workers: “you are heroes.”  His remarks came as the Port and its Oakland International Airport continued full operations midst a… Read More

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