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Los Angeles International Airport

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  • Bob Hope Airport offers convenience

    I find it amazing whenever I hear of Los Angeles-area airports struggling for a larger passenger load. After 42 years as an Angelena, I will only put myself through the agony of flying in and out of LAX when I travel internationally. At all other times...
  • Complaints about airport are valid

    The recent letter to the editor regarding the Bob Hope Airport and why it is in trouble is spot on. Everything the writer lists is valid, including the steep daily parking fees, no direct flights and more. I too, long ago, used to use the airport on...
  • Airport officials look east, locally

    Airport officials look east, locally
    The Bob Hope Airport could gain back some of the 1.4 million travelers lost since the start of the recession by hosting direct flights to more hubs east of the Rocky Mountains, and by convincing San Fernando Valley and high-desert residents to use the...
  • Restaurant automation has arrived

    It's official. The future has finally arrived. Just like in "The Jetsons" cartoon, you can now push buttons on a computer and the meal of your choice slides out on a tray. OK, maybe not immediately and certainly not for free, but at the new Specialty's...
  • Drop in travelers leveled out in 2010

    Drop in travelers leveled out in 2010
    BURBANK — The number of passengers who used Bob Hope Airport continued to drop last year, but the rate of decline was less sharp than in 2009, when the economy was tanking. From January 2010 through November, about 4.1 million passengers...
  • Bob Hope ranks among magazine's top 8 alternative airports

    Bob Hope ranks among magazine's top 8 alternative airports
    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...
  • Doubts cast on cost estimates for high-speed rail alternatives

    Doubts cast on cost estimates for high-speed rail alternatives
    As the price tag for California's bullet train has soared to nearly $100 billion, a central argument for forging ahead with the controversial project is an even loftier figure: the $171 billion that promoters recently estimated will be needed for new...
  • Strong winds knock out power at LAX

    Fierce Santa Ana winds struck Wednesday evening, knocking out power to parts of Los Angeles International Airport and at least one neighborhood in Venice. At LAX, there was no lighting in the central terminal area parking structures except parking...
  • Seeing to Walter's training

    Seeing to Walter's training
    The gardeners on Woodland Avenue like to get started early, and on this particular morning their leaf blowers are loud enough to send the average household pet into a frenzy. But eight-month-old Walter does little more than perk his ears up and survey...
  • Airport looks to boost its image

    Airport looks to boost its image
    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...
  • Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say

    Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say
    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...
  • President Obama headed to Los Angeles fundraiser

    President Obama headed to Los Angeles fundraiser
    Air Force One has just taken off from Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego, taking President Obama to Los Angeles International Airport for a fundraiser in Los Angeles. Obama arrived in San Diego about 1:30 p.m. and after a few moments of...