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Summer Dip in Passengers Hits Bob Hope Airport

A summer slump is being felt at Bob Hope Airport as an 8 percent decrease in the number of passengers passing through the airport was reported while a major airline announced a trim in roundtrip flights, according to the Burbank Leader.

In July, the airport handled 318,859 passengers, a nearly ten percent decline from the same time last year.

The news comes around the same time Southwest Airlines delivered the bad news that it would be cutting 42 weekly roundtrips out of Bob Hope Airport, the Burbank Leader reports.

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David Rivers September 09, 2013 at 05:51 PM
I think most can agree we're glad to see the plane volume decrease. Reading the BL story, it looks like they'll try to fill the capacity of the planes rather than have so many half empty planes take off. Better for everyone's quality of life and pollution (air and noise).

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