Hollywood Burbank Airport sees sharp increase in passenger numbers thanks to added flights

BURBANK, Calif. (KABC) -- It was a good summer for Hollywood Burbank Airport, which saw passenger activity take flight.

Officials report there were about 86,000 more passengers in July - an increase of about 19% compared to 2018.

Almost all of the airlines sold more tickets, thanks in part to added flights including American Airlines' new route to Dallas.

Spirit Airlines was a new addition this year.

The airport also collected more than $400,000 from fliers using rideshare apps.
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