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  • Officials bring the noise to Congress

    Officials bring the noise to Congress
    After years of painstaking studies, millions of dollars and one failed federal application for nighttime flight restrictions, Bob Hope Airport officials are turning to Congress. Last month, the three congressmen whose districts are most affected by...
  • Passenger numbers keep dropping

    Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport was down 2.4% in June compared with the previous year, dragging the year-to-date figure down by more than 3%, airport records show. Last year, the number of passengers fell to 4.6 million, the lowest in eight years,...
  • Airport looks to boost its image

    Airport looks to boost its image
    With the number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport continuing to drop, officials are beefing up marketing efforts, including a five-minute video, to attract new airlines to the airfield. The airport has seen annual passenger figures drop by 1.5 million...
  • Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say

    Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say
    For nearly a year, officials have been trying to figure out what to do with Charles Douglas. The 59-year-old owner of Precise Roofing Company in Burbank has been feeding flocks of pigeons since at least September 2010, officials say, which — beyond...
  • Citing insufficient pay, airport workers call for union

    Citing insufficient pay, airport workers call for union
    Maintenance workers at Bob Hope Airport took the first step toward unionizing Wednesday after a petition was filed on their behalf with the National Labor Relations Board. The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 501 filed the petition...
  • Minimum $15.50-fare set to hit taxi customers leaving Bob Hope Airport

    Minimum $15.50-fare set to hit taxi customers leaving Bob Hope Airport
    Passengers leaving Bob Hope Airport in a taxi soon will have to pay a $15.50 minimum fare, even if they’re going just a few blocks. Under a plan approved by city traffic commissioners, the minimum fare takes effect Sept. 23 and impacts only those...
  • Start the Presses: Locals go home

    I love Bob Hope Airport, but I don't love it as much as I used to. But it's not their fault. That lies with the city of Burbank and its Traffic Commission. Due to an anti-local, and, specifically, anti-Burbank decision, the minimum fare for a cab ride...
  • City officials sideline planned minimum taxi fare from Bob Hope Airport

    City officials sideline planned minimum taxi fare from Bob Hope Airport
    Burbank officials on Tuesday said a new $15.50 minimum taxicab fare from Bob Hope Airport will not take effect on Friday as planned. In a statement, Senior Assistant City Atty. Richard Morillo said the Burbank Traffic Commission lacked the authority to...
  • Authorities probe markings on Southwest airliners

    Authorities probe markings on Southwest airliners
    Federal officials have joined the investigation into a rash of tagging incidents involving Southwest Airlines passenger jets. According to an internal memo obtained by ABC15 in Phoenix, "These unauthorized markings typically appear as symbols or words...
  • Start the Presses: Fare increase will get the ride it deserves

    Yohannes Mersha, a United Taxi driver, believes a proposed $15.50 minimum fare from Bob Hope Airport is, well, fair. “But we have to serve the community, and if the community doesn't want it, that's how it goes,” said Mersha, who has been a...
  • Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints

    Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints
    Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) is calling on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee to convene a panel on low-flying helicopters above residential areas in Los Angeles County. In his letter to the committee's leadership,...
  • Bob Hope traffic continues to slide

    Bob Hope traffic continues to slide
    Airline passenger traffic at the Bob Hope Airport dropped again in August, but at a much lower rate than earlier this year, according to the latest figures released this week. The number of passengers using the airfield in August dropped 1.6% compared...