| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:48 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:53 PM
The rate at which parking revenues and the number of passengers fell at Burbank Bob Hope Airport eased up in April, an indication that the airfield may be rebounding from the loss of American Airlines earlier this year, officials reported this week....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Travelers aren’t too pleased with the North American airline industry – especially traditional carriers such as United Airlines and US Airways – pushing down customer satisfaction ratings after two years of improvement.
On a 1,000-point...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 10:17 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Parking revenues plummeted 8.7% at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in May as fewer people used the airfield’s short-term parking structure, officials said.
Parking fees, which make up about 40% of the airport’s operating revenues, came in at...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:56 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday launched a study that could reduce the number of property owners eligible for a federally funded program to soundproof their homes from aircraft noise.
About 1,900 property owners have yet to sign up for the 12-year-...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:01 AM
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...