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  • Passenger drop surprises Bob Hope Airport officials

    Passenger drop surprises Bob Hope Airport officials
    The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport plummeted by 10% in September compared to last year -- catching officials off guard. Revenues generated by parking fees -- an important source of income for the airport -- also dropped sharply, according to...
  • Airline cuts mean fuller planes

    Airline cuts mean fuller planes
    Airlines at Bob Hope Airport cut the number of available seats by 7.2% in January in an effort to wring as much as they can out of a continued drop in the amount of passengers, officials reported this week. The result is fuller planes leaving the...
  • With American Airlines gone, airport sees continued revenue drop

    With American Airlines gone, airport sees continued revenue drop
    In the first full month since American Airlines pulled out of Bob Hope Airport, parking revenues at the airfield fell by 8.6% in March, officials reported this week. While the drop is steeper than what the airport has seen in recent months, airport...
  • Bob Hope Airport may be recovering from loss of American Airlines

    Bob Hope Airport may be recovering from loss of American Airlines
    The rate at which parking revenues and the number of passengers fell at Burbank Bob Hope Airport eased up in April, an indication that the airfield may be rebounding from the loss of American Airlines earlier this year, officials reported this week....
  • American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers

    American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers
    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...
  • Fewer fliers choosing Bob Hope Airport

    Fewer fliers choosing Bob Hope Airport
    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...
  • Parking revenues take another hit at Bob Hope Airport

    Parking revenues take another hit at Bob Hope Airport
    Parking revenues plummeted 8.7% at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in May as fewer people used the airfield’s short-term parking structure, officials said. Parking fees, which make up about 40% of the airport’s operating revenues, came in at...
  • Airport project under microscope amid uneasy financial outlook

    Airport project under microscope amid uneasy financial outlook
    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...
  • For the Record

    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...
  • Ron Kaye: A community of scale

    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...
  • Airport coverage is disappointing

    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...
  • Bob Hope passenger numbers down in 2011

    Bob Hope passenger numbers down in 2011
    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...