| 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...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:13 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:47 AM
The three Congressional representatives whose districts comprise a large swath of the San Fernando Valley testified before a House panel on Thursday about the need to more strictly regulate helicopters.
Residents have long complained about low-flying...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:13 PM
The number of passengers using the Bob Hope Airport in September remained flat compared to a year ago, stemming at least temporarily a downward spiral in traffic at the airfield for 2011, officials reported.
American Airlines and United are also...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 5:47 PM
For the fourth consecutive month, airline passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport dropped below budget projections, declining 5.1% in June compared with a year ago, according to the latest airport statistics.
The number of passengers using Bob Hope Airport...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:42 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2011
The community will soon get a chance to weigh in on the future of Bob Hope Airport, which could include construction of a new terminal that for the first time in years will meet federal safety requirements.
Airport officials plan to launch a consensus-...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 11:31 AM
BURBANK – The captain of a US Airways Airbus jet ordered his craft evacuated Sunday morning, stopping the plane during takeoff due to an engine malfunction, airline officials said.
The Phoenix-bound craft had 67 passengers and five crew members...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Re: New Flight Patterns Make No Sense, Letter from Tom Paterson, 3/25/12 News-Press & Leader
The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority appreciates the input of all members of the community as it moves forward with the City of Burbank in...
| 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.
| 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-...