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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...
  • 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...
  • Number of airport taxis should be cut

    The new minimum taxi fare that was proposed for Bob Hope Airport is unreasonable for Burbank residents. It serves to punish us for living close to the airport while rewarding taxi drivers and their companies. The taxi coordinator at the airport was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bob Hope poll findings boost terminal proponents

    Bob Hope poll findings boost terminal proponents
    By a margin of roughly 2 to 1, residents in the tri-city region favor a new terminal at Bob Hope Airport, according to a recent poll. The poll also revealed a major knowledge gap about just how old the existing facility is. The survey, conducted by...
  • North Hollywood man indicted in laser attack

    North Hollywood man indicted in laser attack
    An 18-year-old North Hollywood man has been indicted under a new law that makes it a federal crime to deliberately point a laser at an aircraft. Adam Gardenhire was arrested early Wednesday at his North Hollywood home for allegedly pointing a laser at...