American Airlines To End Burbank Flights as of Feb. 9

In the latest fallout from American Airlines’ bankruptcy filing last November, the carrier has decided to end passenger service to Southern California’s Bob Hope Airport in Burbank (BUR).

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American Flights End at Burbank Feb. 9

The last American flights to and from Burbank will cease as of Feb. 9. The airline, however, is still a major presence at Los Angeles International (LAX) and no changes are expected there.

American had operated as many as three flights a day out of Burbank, and while passengers will be affected, AA employees will not since operations there were contracted out.

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Published: January 10, 2012