Oakland Airport Hit By Airline Shutdown. Kinda.



Now that ATA Airlines has expired in a matter of hours, how will all those Oakland Airport passengers get to surf in Maui? That's the burning question of the day, as the San Francisco Chronicle dispatched its intrepid reporters to interview passengers stranded after the collapse. According to the Chron, ATA piloted as many as six planes from Oakland to Hawaii every day. Don't worry, surf bums; you can still hang ten in the estuary.