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  • Letter: Expressing frustration with Bob Hope Airport

    My son and I recently planned a short trip to Las Vegas to meet other family members and needed to be there from Monday to Wednesday. I live about five minutes from Bob Hope Airport. The roundtrip fare to leave Burbank on Monday was nearly $400. When my...
  • Letter: A monopoly has bumped up prices

    Re: “Expressing frustration with Bob Hope Airport,” Mailbag, July 23. Your correspondent, Helen Palmer, has found out the realities of monopoly pricing at Burbank Airport. Over the past decade Southwest Airlines has gradually consolidated...
  • Letter: Airport is talking to airlines about fares

    In response to Ms. Helen Palmer’s July 23 letter to the editor expressing frustration about high airfares between Burbank Bob Hope Airport and Las Vegas, we completely sympathize. Unfortunately, the airlines set their own fares, not the airport....
  • Fewer fliers choosing Bob Hope Airport

    Fewer fliers choosing Bob Hope Airport
    Passenger numbers at Bob Hope Airport took another nose dive in October, dropping 4.7% compared to the same period last year, officials said this week. The airport handled 363,684 passengers in October, down from 381,656 in October 2010, according to the...
  • Bob Hope Airport noise program to be reduced in size

    Bob Hope Airport noise program to be reduced in size
    Residents living near Bob Hope Airport who have been waiting to take advantage of a federally funded residential soundproofing program shouldn't wait any longer. After more than a decade and a half of installing new windows and doors in homes surrounding...
  • Passenger numbers fall at Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger numbers fall at Bob Hope Airport
    Passenger and parking revenue figures at Bob Hope Airport continued their downward glide in February as the airfield moves forward with some uncertainty after the loss of American Airlines. The airport handled 309,259 passengers in February, a 1.7% drop...
  • American Airlines to close operations at Bob Hope

    American Airlines to close operations at Bob Hope
    American Airlines, which filed for bankruptcy protection in November, is closing its operations at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank and ending flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to New Delhi. In addition to closing operations at those two airports, the airline...
  • Bob Hope dealt blow by carrier's departure

    Bob Hope dealt blow by carrier's departure
    The decision by American Airlines to pull out of Bob Hope Airport might further harm an airfield that has been grappling with a yearlong slide in passenger numbers, which gained the notice of an important credit rating agency. American, which made up 7....
  • It's time to reevaluate the airport

    The withdrawal of American Airlines from Bob Hope Airport is more than just another bump in the road for the regional airfield. __________________________________ FOR THE RECORD: This editorial incorrectly stated the number of passengers the Bob Hope...
  • Sound impact zone continues to shrink around Bob Hope Airport

    Sound impact zone continues to shrink around Bob Hope Airport
    The sound-proofing program for homes around Bob Hope Airport is slowly wrapping up and airfield officials are urging property owners who haven’t signed up to contact them as soon as possible. “It is winding down because we’ve done so...
  • Airport project under microscope amid uneasy financial outlook

    Airport project under microscope amid uneasy financial outlook
    The impending departure of American Airlines, coupled with declining passenger numbers and parking revenues, has forced officials at Bob Hope Airport to put a proposed multi-million dollar transportation center back under the microscope. At a meeting...
  • American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers

    American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers
    The parent company for American Airlines, the nation's third largest carrier, filed for bankruptcy, citing high labor costs and a volatile economy. American Airlines, the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and a carrier at Bob Hope...