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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: A community of scale

    Discussing American Airlines pulling out of Bob Hope Airport, Executive Director Dan Feger told airport commissioners how, in a recent team-building exercise, senior staff had reviewed the book, “Who Moved My Cheese” — a story about...
  • 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...
  • Bob Hope passenger numbers down in 2011

    Bob Hope passenger numbers down in 2011
    Bob Hope Airport in December continued to see fewer passengers compared to a year ago, officials reported this week, part of a prolonged trend that has also affected the airfield’s revenues. According to the latest round of figures reported 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...
  • 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...