California Reopens: Bay Area Air Travelers Deal With Return Of High Prices, Airline Staffing Crunch - 'It's Ridiculous'The days of wildly cheap pandemic airline fares are over, even though Bay Area airports are not back to pre-pandemic traffic levels.
COVID Recovery: Oakland International Airport Expecting 130,000 Passengers Over Memorial Day WeekendOfficials at Oakland International Airport expect more than 130,000 passengers during the Memorial Day travel period, a sign of travel picking up amid loosening COVID-19 restrictions and rising vaccinations.
COVID: Man Faces $9,000 Fine For Defying Mask Mandate On Oakland-Houston FlightA man who flew from Oakland International Airport to Houston earlier this year faces a $9,000 fine in an incident where he allegedly refused to wear a mask during the flight, federal officials said.
Oakland International Airport Eyes Expansion As Travel Begins Returns To Pre-Pandemic LevelsAs the air travel industry continues to recover from the pandemic shutdown, officials at Oakland International Airport are eyeing plans for a huge expansion.
COVID Reopening: As Vaccinations Increase In Bay Area, Oakland Airport Business ImprovesThe Oakland International Airport saw its foot traffic rebound from COVID-19 pandemic lows at a record pace between February and March, likely due to an increase in vaccinations.
UPDATE: Standoff with Man Armed with Knife Ends Safely at Oakland International AirportA standoff between Alameda County sheriff's deputies and a man threatening to harm himself with a knife forced officials to shut down Terminal 1 at Oakland International Airport for about four hours Tuesday morning.
COVID Reopening: Bay Area Airports See Increased Traffic Amid Rising Vaccinations - 'Trending In The Right Direction'As more people receive their COVID-19 vaccines, air travel is picking up at Bay Area airports, fueling hope that the industry may recover from the pandemic sooner than some had expected.
Passenger's Bomb Threat Shuts Oakland Airport Terminal 1 for Hours Sunday AfternoonTerminal 1 of Oakland International Airport was shut down from around noon to 2 p.m. Sunday after a customer, who was angry about flight delays, told the airline he had a bomb in his bag.
Southwest Airlines To Oakland-To-Tucson Nonstop ServiceThe Port of Oakland announced this week that Southwest Airlines will be introducing nonstop service between Oakland International Airport and Tucson, Arizona.
Hawaii Certifies Oakland Airport, COVID-19 Testing Center As State Reopens To TouristsOakland International Airport and CityHealth Urgent Care will open a second coronavirus testing facility at the airport as it becomes a certified testing and travel partner with the state of Hawaii.
Southwest Airlines To Begin Non-Stop Service From Oakland To Palm SpringsSouthwest Airlines will begin twice-daily flights from Oakland International Airport to Palm Springs, the Port of Oakland announced Thursday.
Oakland International Airport Opens New Rapid COVID Test Facility
Free COVID-19 Testing To Be Offered At Oakland International Airport For Passengers, WorkersFree, rapid-result COVID-19 testing will begin next week at Oakland International Airport for employees and the public, airport officials said Tuesday.
Reopenings: Oakland Airport Officials Brace For New Dip In Travel As COVID-19 Cases SurgeWhile passenger traffic rebounded in June at Oakland International Airport, transportation officials said they were bracing for another drop as COVID-19 cases surge across the country.
Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters During COVID-19 Shelter-In-PlaceOakland International Airport on Thursday reported a nearly 100 percent drop in passenger volumes as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.