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  • Passenger drop surprises Bob Hope Airport officials

    Passenger drop surprises Bob Hope Airport officials
    The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport plummeted by 10% in September compared to last year -- catching officials off guard. Revenues generated by parking fees -- an important source of income for the airport -- also dropped sharply, according to...
  • TSA official offers some info

    The Transportation Security Administration was created in the wake of 9/11 to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce. TSA operations at Bob Hope Airport began...
  • Bob Hope Airport ranks as most affordable on travel website's annual list

    Bob Hope Airport ranks as most affordable on travel website's annual list
    Burbank Bob Hope Airport took the top spot for 2012 in an annual survey of the most affordable airfields in the U.S. Among the 101 most-searched airports on the website Cheapflights.com, which compiled the list, Bob Hope ranked No. 1 for affordability...
  • 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...
  • Bright news for Bob Hope Airport

    Bob Hope Airport cut down expenses and beat revenue expectations in the last fiscal year, according to a report issued Monday that marked a turnaround in what had been a string of bad news. The airport reduced operating costs by cutting $2.6 million...
  • Taking a test float

    Taking a test float
    Mayor Anja Reinke practiced her Rose Parade wave Saturday morning, holding her elbow and upper arm stiff while letting her wrist do all the work. "I've been doing this for weeks," Reinke said. "I hope to perfect it before Jan. 1." Reinke is...
  • Passenger traffic slides again at Bob Hope

    Passenger traffic slides again at Bob Hope
    Airline passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport dropped by 6% in May compared to the same period last year, according to the latest figures — marking the third consecutive monthly drop that has pushed revenue below projections. The airport reported...
  • Airline cuts mean fuller planes

    Airline cuts mean fuller planes
    Airlines at Bob Hope Airport cut the number of available seats by 7.2% in January in an effort to wring as much as they can out of a continued drop in the amount of passengers, officials reported this week. The result is fuller planes leaving the...
  • Airport launches study to prevent bird-aircraft collisions

    Airport launches study to prevent bird-aircraft collisions
    Bob Hope Airport is launching its first-ever study of wildlife in an effort to reduce the odds of potentially dangerous collisions between birds and aircraft. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority this week approved a $126,000, yearlong...
  • Direct route to Denver added at Bob Hope

    Direct route to Denver added at Bob Hope
    Southwest Airlines plans to add two flights a day to Denver at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank starting in August. Southwest is the largest carrier at Bob Hope Airport, accounting for about 65% of passenger traffic, according to airport spokesman Victor...
  • With American Airlines gone, airport sees continued revenue drop

    With American Airlines gone, airport sees continued revenue drop
    In the first full month since American Airlines pulled out of Bob Hope Airport, parking revenues at the airfield fell by 8.6% in March, officials reported this week. While the drop is steeper than what the airport has seen in recent months, airport...
  • Burbank High student takes to the open sky

    Burbank High student takes to the open sky
    To the untrained eye, the options looked bleak. At the right were steep mountains sprinkled with cell phone towers and electrical lines. To the left a creeping marine layer blanketed the beaches. And even from the vantage of 4,500 feet, the landing...