| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:54 PM
American Airlines, which filed for bankruptcy protection in November, is closing its operations at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank and ending flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to New Delhi.
In addition to closing operations at those two airports, the airline...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:11 PM
The decision by American Airlines to pull out of Bob Hope Airport might further harm an airfield that has been grappling with a yearlong slide in passenger numbers, which gained the notice of an important credit rating agency.
American, which made up 7....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The withdrawal of American Airlines from Bob Hope Airport is more than just another bump in the road for the regional airfield.
FOR THE RECORD: This editorial incorrectly stated the number of passengers the Bob Hope...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The impending departure of American Airlines, coupled with declining passenger numbers and parking revenues, has forced officials at Bob Hope Airport to put a proposed multi-million dollar transportation center back under the microscope.
At a meeting...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:17 PM
An editorial on Jan. 14 (“It’s time to reevaluate the airport,” A5) incorrectly stated the number of passengers the Bob Hope Airport stands to lose after American Airlines closes operations. It is 292,500. In addition, the editorial...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 10:17 AM
The parent company for American Airlines, the nation's third largest carrier, filed for bankruptcy, citing high labor costs and a volatile economy.
American Airlines, the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and a carrier at Bob Hope...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Passenger numbers at Bob Hope Airport took another nose dive in October, dropping 4.7% compared to the same period last year, officials said this week.
The airport handled 363,684 passengers in October, down from 381,656 in October 2010, according to the...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Discussing American Airlines pulling out of Bob Hope Airport, Executive Director Dan Feger told airport commissioners how, in a recent team-building exercise, senior staff had reviewed the book, “Who Moved My Cheese” — a story about...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:46 PM
The Burbank Leader’s recent editorial and news coverage of Bob Hope Airport has been disappointing, to say the least.
The Leader ran a correction of its Jan. 14 editorial that said the exit of American Airlines would mean a loss of 3.9 million...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Bob Hope Airport in December continued to see fewer passengers compared to a year ago, officials reported this week, part of a prolonged trend that has also affected the airfield’s revenues.
According to the latest round of figures reported to...
| Feb 19, 2012
Credit rating agency Fitch said Thursday that it might downgrade the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority after it gets a clearer picture of the airfield’s financial standing later this year.
Fitch has already put the airport authority on...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Passenger traffic and parking revenues at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in June each tumbled by more than 7% compared to the same period last year, according to figures released this week, even as other regional airfields experienced growth.
In June 2012,...