Aeronautics: Downs & Ups

Down came passenger fares by 10% to 20 percent on the three big air transport systems of the nation last week. United Air Lines was first to announce reductions. Transcontinental & Western Air. Inc. and American Airways heard about United's intention in time to make their cuts almost simultaneously. Some typical reductions, identical in most cases for all lines flying between the same points:

New York-San Francisco or Los Angeles, $200 to $160; New York-Cleveland, $39.75 to $32; New York-Chicago, $59.50 to $47.95; New York-Dallas. $113.25 to...

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