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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Airport budget squeaks ahead

    Airport budget squeaks ahead
    Despite a precipitous drop in parking revenues and the loss of American Airlines, Bob Hope Airport managed to squeak ahead of budget projections for fiscal year 2012, according to a report released this week. According to the year-end fiscal numbers...
  • 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...