Oakland International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines’ new nonstop service to Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix

Seats are now on sale and schedules available at FlyFrontier.com Oakland, Calif., 2020-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — “We’re thrilled to have Frontier Airlines here at Oakland International beginning in February. Bay Area travelers will be able to fly Frontier from the airport that is closest to home for most Bay Area residents,” said Bryant… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes the resumption of services to Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the island of Hawaii

Flights restored between OAK and Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the island of Hawaii Oakland, Calif., 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport to offer free, rapid-result COVID-19 tests

Expansion of program planned for Hawaii travelers beginning Oct. 15 Oakland, Calif., 2020-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) said today (Sept. 29, 2020) it would begin to offer free, rapid-result COVID-19 tests to employees and the public beginning Oct. 6. The Airport said it’s working with CityHealth Urgent Care to make… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Spirit Airlines’ start of service to Orange County

Twice-daily nonstop flights begin Nov. 17  Oakland, Calif., 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces that Spirit Airlines will commence service between OAK and Orange County’s John Wayne Airport (SNA) beginning Nov. 17 with two daily nonstop flights. Orange County Airport is the best option for those visiting Santa Ana, Costa Mesa,… Read the full press release

Front-line workers praised for keeping Oakland International Airport functional during the subsequent pandemic

Shelter-in-place shifts focus to essential operations amid travel declines Oakland, CA, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — At Oakland International Airport, runways and taxiways are open and in active use. Terminals are operational, and air cargo activity has increased with new goods movement demands. Travel that is deemed “non-essential” is legal but is discouraged as… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ nonstop service to Kona and Lihue

Kona and Lihue nonstop service now offered on Southwest Oakland, Calif., 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its existing service to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui, Southwest Airlines has added two new long-haul destinations at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  Nonstop flights to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii commenced service Sunday, January 19, and Lihue, Kauai, launched just yesterday. Service to Kona (KOA)… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes the return of the Blue Angels this weekend

OAK is Bay Area home for the Blue Angels beginning Sunday Oakland, CA, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the return of the Blue Angels this weekend. OAK will serve as the Navy flyers home base for SF Fleet Week 2019.  It is the sixth consecutive year the precision Navy flyers… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport expects busy Labor Day holiday weekend

Monday is expected to be busiest Labor Day travel day with 47,000 passengers Oakland, Calif., 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) expects to be bustling this Labor Day holiday weekend, which traditionally marks the unofficial end of the summer travel season. OAK anticipates welcoming approximately 191,500 passengers during the five-day period beginning… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico

Mexican Airline Offering Most Destinations in the U.S. Now Serves Four Destinations from OAK Oakland, CA, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico. Volaris inaugurated service between Guadalajara, Mexico, and Oakland in  2009. OAK, along with LAX, were Volaris’ first two U.S. destinations…. Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport celebrated Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to Maui

East Bay airport expands service to Hawaii, offers 4 days park free – $96 Value Oakland, CA, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport is celebrating another first today (April 8, 2019) following Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to Maui on Sunday. The Airport and Airline celebrated with a Hawaii-inspired send-off at Oakland International Airport, complete… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Norwegian Air Shuttle mark the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay

Airport Offers Free Parking this Summer for Passengers Flying Nonstop to Europe Oakland, CA., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) joins Norwegian Air Shuttle in celebrating the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay. The milestone coincides with the resumption of seasonal service to Stockholm, Sweden, which resumed Monday, April 1, at OAK. Seasonal… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to launch its first-ever service to the Hawaiian Islands from Oakland International Airport on March 17

Carrier’s nonstop service to Hawaiian Islands part of continued long-haul expansion at OAK Oakland, Calif., 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (March 4, 2019) announced plans to launch its highly-anticipated, first-ever service to the Hawaiian Islands from Oakland International Airport (OAK) with an inaugural flight to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Delta Air Lines’ nonstop service to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport this summer

Nonstop from OAK this summer… connecting to the world Oakland, Calif., 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces today (March 5, 2019) that beginning June 9, 2019, Delta Air Lines will resume nonstop service between Oakland and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Passengers will appreciate the early morning arrival in ATL and connections… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Swoop’s 3-times-weekly service to Edmonton, Alberta

OAK now connected to Canada by Swoop, new, ultra low-cost carrier Oakland, CA, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) today (January 23, 2019) announce that Oakland has been selected by ultra-low-cost Canadian carrier, Swoop, for service to Edmonton International Airport (YEG) in Alberta, Canada.  Flights will operate 3-times-weekly on Tuesday, Thursday,… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Hawaiian Airlines’ daily service to Lihue, on the Hawaiian Island of Kaua’i

Hawaiian Airlines and Oakland International boost summer travel Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 17, 2018), 91 years after the very first flight between the US mainland and Hawaii,  Hawaiian Airlines begins daily year-round service between Oakland (OAK) and Lihue, on the Hawaiian Island of Kaua’i. The First Trans-Pacific Flight took off from Oakland… Read the full press release

The American Heart Association unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport

Interactive machine teaches life-saving skill to travelers in five minutes Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport during National CPR and AED Awareness Week, an annual observance… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event, November 6th – 17th, 2017

Event:  Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event Date:  November 6th – 17th, 2017 (Closed Saturday & Sunday) Time: Weekdays, 8am to 5pm Location: Oakland International Airport, Terminal 2 Check-in Lobby Oakland, Calif., 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — November 6, 2017: Oakland International Airport is inviting passengers to enroll on-site in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program during a temporary enrollment event… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland hosts a day of fun and education for Oakland youngsters at Children’s Fairyland

Oakland, CA, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland is sending 250 Oakland youngsters to Children’s Fairyland April 13 for a day of fun and education. Students from five elementary schools will take part in Port of Oakland Day at the city’s 68-year old amusement park. The students are from the following Oakland… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Contour Airlines’ nonstop route to Crescent City, CA

Oakland, CA, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s a week of celebration at Oakland International Airport. New nonstop Paris service, the 10-year anniversary of Hawaiian Airlines at OAK and, today, the introduction of the Airport’s newest airline partner, Contour Airlines. Starting today, Contour begins offering daily service to Del Norte County Regional Airport (CEC), located in… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Norwegian Air’s new nonstop Bay Area service to Rome

New Bay Area air service to Europe begins February 6 Oakland, CA, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport today launches the first nonstop Bay Area service to Rome since 2001.  The flight between Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) takes 12 hours and 35 minutes, and will… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Pepper the robot to North American airport restaurants

HMSHost brings robot to greet airport diners and offer menu recommendations BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Pepper the robot is coming to an airport near you. Travelers can expect to see more of the 4-foot tall humanoid robot at select HMSHost North American airport restaurants. Pepper greets and engages traveling guests, provides menu details, and… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport hosts TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event from November 6, 2017 – 17, 2017

Travelers May Sign Up Now for Appointments at Oakland International Airport Event:  Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event Date:  November 6th – 17th, 2017 (Closed Saturday & Sunday) Time:  Weekdays, 8am to 5pm Location:  Oakland International Airport, Terminal 2 Check-in Lobby Oakland, CA, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport is inviting passengers to enroll on-site in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program during… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport announces new JetSuiteX jet service between Bay Area and Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport

Oakland, CA, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and JetSuiteX announce today (October 12, 2017) commencement of new daily jet service between the heart of the Bay Area and Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport starting in mid-November. JetSuiteX will offer a private air travel experience to Bay Area travelers heading to or from the… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes new Southwest Airlines’ nonstop flights to Orlando and New York/Newark in spring 2018

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the announcement by Southwest Airlines that it will add two new long-haul destinations at the East Bay airport. The announcement brings Southwest’s operation in Oakland to a total of 31 nonstop destinations throughout the US and Mexico. Beginning April 8, 2018, Southwest Airlines will add:… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport opens the first phase of its expanded International Arrivals Building in Terminal 1

Oakland International Airport opens the first phase of its expanded International Arrivals Building in Terminal 1   Expansion of International Arrivals Building Accommodates Soaring Foreign Travel at OAK Oakland, CA:, 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — As passenger traffic continues to climb, Oakland International Airport (OAK) today (July 28th, 2017) opens the first phase of… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Norwegian’s new nonstop service between OAK and Paris

Norwegian expands Oakland base with new 4x weekly flights Oakland, California, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) announce today that Norwegian Air will add new nonstop service between OAK and Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG), the largest of the Paris-area airports.  The flight will operate 4-times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport to host TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event

Travelers may sign up now for appointments at OAK   The Event:  Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event Date:  July 10th – 21st, 2017 (Closed Saturday & Sunday) Time:  Weekdays, 8am to 5pm Location:  Oakland International Airport, Terminal 2 Oakland, CA, 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport is inviting passengers to… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Norwegian’s nonstop service to Barcelona, Spain

Oakland now a top California gateway to Europe Oakland, CA, 2017-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) launch a major expansion from the increasingly popular San Francisco Bay Area airport today (June 7, 2017). Norwegian will launch its award winning Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights from OAK to the Catalonian capital,… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport April 2017 traffic: total passengers increased by 12.8% vs. same period last year

Monthly passenger totals continue rise thanks to new airlines and new flights. Oakland, CA, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Officials at Oakland International Airport today (May 31, 2017)  released April traffic reports, which indicate that total passengers at the airport increased 12.8%, from 941,248 in April 2016, reaching 1,061,616 passengers in April 2017. The… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches new service to Baltimore and Detroit from Oakland International Airport

Service increase moves carrier to the #2 airline position at OAK OAKLAND, CA, 2017-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 25, 2017), Spirit Airlines adds two cities to its roster of destinations from Oakland International Airport (OAK). The Fort Lauderdale-based airline commences nonstop service to Baltimore (BWI) and Detroit (DTW), with daily departures scheduled… Read the full press release