Port of Oakland Press Release: Oakland Airport Reports 10.5% Increase in August Passengers

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OAKLAND AIRPORT REPORTS 10.5% INCREASE IN AUGUST PASSENGERS Norwegian, Southwest, Spirit and Volaris Drive Growth Oakland, CA:  (September 28, 2017) – Officials at Oakland International Airport released August traffic reports today, revealing 10.5% passenger growth over August 2016. Total passengers increased from 1,110,385 in August 2016, to 1,226,648 this year.  The increase was supported by 5.3% more flight operations and 7.3% more seats.  Passenger traffic for the last […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Fleet Week 2017 Takes Off from Oakland International Airport

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Fleet Week 2017 Takes Off from Oakland International Airport Home for Blue Angels and Others Soaring Over Bay Area Next Week   Oakland, CA – (September 27, 2017):  Oakland International Airport (OAK) will welcome the Blue Angels back to Oakland over the weekend as its base for Fleet Week 2017.  It is the […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Port of Oakland Attorney named Oakland Pride Grand Marshal

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Port of Oakland Attorney named Oakland Pride Grand Marshal Danny Wan honored at 7th anniversary LGBT celebration Oakland, Calif. – September 11, 2017: Port of Oakland Attorney Danny Wan led the Oakland Pride celebration as Legacy Grand Marshal yesterday. He was given […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Oakland International Airport Expecting High Volume over Labor Day Weekend

  P R E S S   R E L E A S E NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Oakland International Airport Expecting High Volume over Labor Day Weekend Passengers Urged to Plan Ahead for BART Service Impacts  Media Contact: Keonnis R. Taylor 510-563-6500 KRTaylor@PortOakland.com   Oakland, CA – (August 31, 2017): Oakland International Airport (OAK) is preparing for […]

Port of Oakland Press Release – Oakland International Reducing Carbon Footprint with $3.2M FAA Gran

  P R E S S   R E L E A S E NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Oakland International Reducing Carbon Footprint with $3.2M FAA Grant OAK to Build 25 Electric Charging Stations with Federal Airport Improvement Program Funds   Media Contact: Keonnis R. Taylor 510-563-6500 KRTaylor@PortOakland.com   Oakland, CA – (August 30, 2017): Oakland International Airport […]

Press Release: State Water Board Announces New Executive Director

State Water Board Announces New Executive Director Former Federal Official Eileen Sobeck Brings 40 Years of Government Experience SACRAMENTO — After a lengthy, competitive, and deliberative process, the State Water Resources Control Board has named Eileen Sobeck as its next Executive Director.  She replaces Tom Howard, who retired in May 2017. After reviewing a wealth of […]

Press Release: Oakland International Airport Makes Room for More International Arrivals

  PRESS RELEASE NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Oakland International Airport Makes Room for More International Arrivals Expansion of International Arrivals Building Accommodates Soaring Foreign Travel at OAK   Oakland, CA:  (July 28, 2017) – As passenger traffic continues to climb, Oakland International Airport (OAK) today opens the first phase of its expanded International Arrivals Building (IAB) […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland sets all-time record for June import volume

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       Port of Oakland sets all-time record for June import volume                          Uptick comes as peak shipping season nears on […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: investors show faith in future of global gateway

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    Port of Oakland: investors show faith in future of global gateway                     ‘Putting money where their mouth is’ at marine terminals, new […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Moody’s upgrades Port of Oakland bond ratings

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Moody’s upgrades Port of Oakland bond ratings Says outlook is stable Oakland, Calif. – June 14, 2017: Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Port of Oakland bond ratings and assigned ratings on an upcoming series of refunding revenue bonds.  The […]