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  • Southwest Airlines' new cabin design adds six extra seats

    Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest carrier of domestic travelers, announced plans Tuesday to add six extra seats on each plane under a new interior design of lighter and more eco-friendly materials. To increase the number of seats from 137 to 143...
  • 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...
  • Berman introduces legislation to limit helicopter noise

    Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys) has introduced a bill that would force the Federal Aviation Administration to where and how low helicopters can fly, especially when over residential neighborhoods. Berman's office cited long-running complaints from...
  • Bob Hope Airport faces tough times

    Bob Hope Airport faces tough times
    Thanks to the loss of an airline, declining parking revenues and fewer passengers using the airfield, Bob Hope Airport is facing one of its roughest budget years ever, officials reported this week. Airport officials also are staring at a multimillion-...
  • Poll: Residents favor Bob Hope Airport terminal further from the runway

    Poll: Residents favor Bob Hope Airport terminal further from the runway
    By a roughly 2 to 1 margin, residents in the tri-city region favor a new terminal at Bob Hope Airport that is further from the runway, according to a recent poll that also revealed a major knowledge gap about just how old the existing facility is. The...