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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Airport begins noise pollution study

    Airport begins noise pollution study
    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-...
  • L.A.-area residents turn out to complain about helicopter noise

    Los Angeles residents, concerned about the noise from media and sightseeing helicopters flying low over their neighborhoods, turned out to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday night at a public hearing in Sherman Oaks. The FAA sought...
  • Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport
    Passenger traffic and parking revenues at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in June each tumbled by more than 7% compared to the same period last year, according to figures released this week, even as other regional airfields experienced growth. In June 2012,...
  • FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain

    FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain
    Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers. Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
  • 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...