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  • 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...
  • Bob Hope Airport may be recovering from loss of American Airlines

    Bob Hope Airport may be recovering from loss of American Airlines
    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....
  • Southwest, top Burbank carrier, scores second in customer survey

    Southwest, top Burbank carrier, scores second in customer survey
    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...
  • Parking revenues take another hit at Bob Hope Airport

    Parking revenues take another hit at Bob Hope Airport
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Local crews assist with Superstorm Sandy recovery, relief efforts

    Local crews assist with Superstorm Sandy recovery, relief efforts
    With the Eastern Seaboard struggling to recover from the effects of Superstorm Sandy — a recent winter storm that only added to the region’s woes — teams of volunteers from the tri-city area continue to assist with relief efforts there....
  • 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-...
  • Noise impact area of Bob Hope Airport due to shrink, traffic to remain flat

    Noise impact area of Bob Hope Airport due to shrink, traffic to remain flat
    The clock is ticking for residents living around Bob Hope Airport to tap a federally funded program to soundproof their houses before a shrinking noise-impact area renders them ineligible, officials warned this week. With fewer flights coming in and out...
  • Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year

    Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, saying voluntary controls for the "persistent fly-overs” were clearly...
  • Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts

    Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts
    A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....