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  • Schiff, other leaders, to host hearing on helicopter noise

    A hearing will be held on June 10 to discuss a recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration looking at helicopter noise in Los Angeles County, particularly the San Fernando Valley. The report leaves open a range of options for how to tackle...
  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
  • Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues

    Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues
    A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin. The study by the Federal Aviation...
  • FAA's use of devices changes could take off at Bob Hope Airport

    Passengers at Bob Hope Airport will be able to keep their iPods and Kindles on through takeoff and landing — some starting Saturday, others soon, as airlines react to the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision this week to allow the use of...
  • Mandatory curfew would affect UPS, FedEx carriers at Bob Hope Airport

    Mandatory curfew would affect UPS, FedEx carriers at Bob Hope Airport
    A bill moving through the U.S. Congress to allow Bob Hope Airport to change its voluntary curfew to a mandatory one is supported by the airfield and the city of Burbank, but it could present a tricky situation for UPS and FedEx, which rely on early-...
  • Leader Editorial: Public input encouraged on airport issue

    Recent talks between the City Council and Bob Hope Airport officials regarding a new terminal is good news for both sides. The airfield and community have the joint opportunity to update the aging facility and a responsibility to improve the space...
  • Letter: Airport parking fees remain competitive

    Leader coverage of parking lot and rate changes coming next year at Burbank Bob Hope Airport omitted a giant fact: The rates for our largest and lowest cost economy lot, Lot A, remain unchanged at $10 per day. There were also no changes in price for other...
  • Southwest Airlines joins Burbank Bob Hope Airport loyalty program

    Southwest Airlines joins Burbank Bob Hope Airport loyalty program
    If you are one of those travelers who leaves no rewards-earning stone unturned, you might want to consider signing up for the loyalty program at Burbank Bob Hope Airport. Southwest Airlines just joined the list of partners for the program that's the first...
  • Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers

    Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers
    After a two-month boost in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.3% decline in February compared to the same time last year, though the percentage of occupied seats on planes grew, according to the latest passenger report. The airfield handled...
  • Airport gives OK to sound insulation program

    Airport gives OK to sound insulation program
    A $1-million contract to better insulate 30 single-family homes from aircraft noise from the Bob Hope Airport was unanimously approved by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday. Fifteen single-family homes in Burbank, 14 in Sun...
  • Burb's Eye View: Copter noise propels a call for relief

    Burb's Eye View: Copter noise propels a call for relief
    If you want to know how bad the helicopter noise gets in Burbank, ask a horse. Residents in the Rancho neighborhood around the L.A. Equestrian Center are accustomed to the thwap-thwapping of the choppers that zip along the Ventura (134) Freeway on their...
  • Air fares up, passengers down at Bob Hope

    Air fares up, passengers down at Bob Hope
    The number of passengers using Bob Hope Airport dropped in April as high fuel prices spurred airlines to raise fares and reduce service to common destinations. The number of commercial travelers arriving or departing from Burbank fell by 5.2% in April...