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Oakland International Airport reports November 2020 traffic

Oakland, Calif. – December 18, 2020:  November 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) declined 3.2 percent from October 2020. Amidst travel warnings and calls by health and government officials to cancel travel plans as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, 11,525 fewer passengers used the airport than did in October. This represents a 67 percent decline from… Read More

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New Southwest Airlines flights between OAK and Tucson

Oakland, Calif. – December 16, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Tucson, Arizona (TUS). Daily flights will begin on March 11, 2021 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com. Southwest has published the following schedule: Southbound Depart Oakland 7:05 p.m. – Arrive Tucson… Read More

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Volaris adds Mérida to list of destinations easily reached from OAK

Oakland International Airport becomes one of Volaris’ key U.S. ties to the Yucatán   Oakland, Calif.  – December 15, 2020: Volaris, the ultra-low-cost Mexican airline, announced a new route that will connect OAK and the destination of Mérida, Yucatán. Service will begin January 18, 2021 and operate four times a week. The route to Mérida will depart OAK on… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports October 2020 traffic

Passenger traffic up 13.6 percent from September Oakland, Calif. – November 19, 2020: October 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) increased 13.6 percent from what was reported for September 2020. In fact, the airport saw 43,490 more passengers than it did in September. OAK is the top San Francisco Bay Area airport measured… Read More

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Frontier Airlines captures the power of the East Bay

Oakland International Airport’s new airline will serve Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix   Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines offering nonstop service to Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix beginning Feb. 4, 2021.   Seats are now on sale and schedules available at FlyFrontier.com “We’re thrilled to have Frontier Airlines… Read More

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Aloha begins at Oakland International Airport

Flights restored between OAK and Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the island of Hawaii  Oakland, Calif.  – November 2, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomes the return of Hawaiian Airlines as well as the resumption of service to the neighbor islands of Hawaii, Kauai and Maui.  Flights to the three neighbor islands join service to Oahu which… Read More

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Southwest Airlines to fly between Oakland International Airport and Palm Springs

Twice-daily Boeing 737 nonstops begin Nov. 15 Oakland, Calif.  – October 8, 2020: Oakland International Airport welcomed the news that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between the East Bay airport and Palm Springs, California (PSP). Two daily flights will begin on Nov. 15 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com.    Today Southwest published the following schedule:       … Read More

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Oakland Airport offering free rapid result COVID-19 Airport Testing Program

NOTE: This press release does not constitute any obligation by Oakland International Airport or CityHealth Urgent Care. It is important for travelers to know current testing options and destination requirements in advance. Expansion of program planned for Hawaii travelers beginning Oct. 15  Oakland, Calif. – Sept. 29, 2020: Oakland International Airport (OAK) said today it would begin… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports August 2020 passenger traffic

Oakland, Calif. – September 24, 2020: August 2020 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) decreased 8.4 percent from what was reported for July 2020. In fact, 28,535 fewer passengers departed from OAK than did in July.   “Encouraging June to July growth was dampened as cases of COVID-19 increased during August,” says Bryant L. Francis, Port… Read More

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