| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Bob Hope Airport was among eight airfields across the nation that ranked in the top eight best alternative airports in the latest edition of Inc. magazine.
Here's what the magazine had to say about Burbank's airport:
With an on time departure rate...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 5:32 PM
Valorie Kurtz knew when she bought her home 15 years ago that she would be sleeping under the flight path from Bob Hope Airport.
But living with the noise was still an adjustment. Outdoors, she said, people simply stop talking when a jet engine roars...