| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:51 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:02 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:23 AM
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,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Mar 11, 2012
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-...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:38 PM
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.