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Airport Mounts Campaign to Make 10th Annual Airport Blood Drive Largest in City

Bob Hope Airport, Hilton Burbank Airport, Yahoo!, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways Team Up for Two-Day Campaign in August; Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Other Valley Hospitals to Receive Donated Blood

Airline Tickets, Hotel Stays Provide Incentives for Airport and Media Studios North Employee Participants

BURBANK, Calif., August 1, 2006 — The Bob Hope Airport, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways, the Hilton Burbank Airport and Yahoo! have teamed up with the Media Studios North campus for an Airport community effort to host the city’s largest blood drive the first two days of August to benefit Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and two other Valley medical centers: Providence Holy Cross Medical Center of Mission Hills, and Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, the home of Grossman Burn Center. The blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 1st and 2nd in the Airport’s Skyroom overlooking the runway.

[Post Script: 87 pints were collected the first day; 66 on the second day, for a total of 153 pints of blood -- Many thanks to all who participated!!]

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Authority Re-Elects Officers to One-Year Term

Chris Holden of Pasadena – President; Carl Povilaitis of Glendale – Vice President; Bill Wiggins of Burbank – Secretary

BURBANK, Calif., July 10, 2006 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport, has extended the term of its current officers for a new one-year term. Pasadena Commissioner Chris Holden continues as president. Glendale Commissioner Carl Povilaitis will serve a second term as vice president and Burbank Commissioner Bill Wiggins remains secretary. The Authority elects officers once a year at its first meeting in July.

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New Analysis Updates Airport Benefits to City of Burbank — Total Estimated at $22 Million Annually

Airport-based Tax Valuation of $979.9 Million Tops List of Largest Properties in City, Resulting in $10.8 Million in Tax Revenue to City; Parking Tax, Sales Tax, School and Home Insulation Add to Total

BURBANK, Calif., June 9, 2006 — Newly released analysis compiled by the City of Burbank shows that an estimated $10.8 million in property taxes on assets based at Bob Hope Airport is paid to the City annually. The property taxes form the core of a wider roster of benefits totaling $22 million flowing either to the City or to Burbank residents.

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Authority Enters Final Phase of Federal Curfew Study -- Targets November 2007 Application to FAA

Leigh Fisher Associates to Lead Final Preparation of Part 161 Study for FAA Review in Effort by Bob Hope Airport to Reduce Nighttime Noise

BURBANK, Calif., June 7, 2006 — The Burbank-Glendale Pasadena Airport Authority has awarded a contract to aviation consultant Leigh Fisher Associates to spearhead the completion of the Airport's federal "Part 161 Study" that is aimed at bringing a nighttime curfew to Bob Hope Airport.

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Main Terminal Tower Sports New Look on Memorial Day Weekend 2006

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New Parking Rates Take Effect February 20th

Airport to Return to 2002 Rates to Offset Increased Costs, 
Balance Use of Airport Lots, and Encourage Alternate Transportation

BURBANK, Calif., February 14, 2006 – Bob Hope Airport will return rates for most Airport parking lots to 2002 levels effective Monday, February 20th. The rate change will result in increases for three of the four Economy Lots, but Economy Lot A – the Airport’s largest economy parking area – will remain at the current $7.00 daily maximum in a bid to encourage more patrons to park there and relieve pressure on Lots B, C and D, which tend to fill earlier in peak periods.

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