Aeronautics: Big v. Little

The chief executives of every big airmail operator in the U. S. met in an Atlantic City hotel room one day last fortnight. When they emerged, the Pioneer Transport Operators' Association had been formed, with membership limited to present holders of mail contracts. As in the case of the Association of Railway Executives, which is supposed to mould the policies of the rail industry, only the No. 1 man of each member company may represent it in the association.* Purpose of the organization was vaguely stated; something about "cooperation ... on matters...

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