| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Credit agency Fitch this week downgraded its rating on Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority bonds, but noted the airport is in healthy financial shape overall.
The agency dropped its rating to A+ from AA- on $53.5 million worth of outstanding 2005...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| May 22, 2012
| 9:06 AM
This post has been updated.
Crews are working to restore service to 300 customers who lost electricity Monday night when a small plane crashed in the front yard of a North Glendale home, taking out three power poles.
It may take until 2 p.m. to...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:56 AM
One moment, Mourad Halabi and his daughter were unloading groceries from the trunk of their Lexus. The next, there was a crash, bang, flash and an airplane next to their front yard.
“I was shocked. The noise was very loud,” Halabi said...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Unable to get their "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" off the ground, the bill’s sponsors are implementing a Plan B to nudge federal officials, at the very least, to study ways to address neighborhood complaints about...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:18 AM
"The Grey” was probably pitched as something like “’Alive’ Meets Jack London's 'To Start a Fire' Meets ‘Wolfen,’” or maybe “Jaws — But Wolf Jaws, Not Shark Jaws.” It combines aspects of all of...
| 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...