AERONAUTICS: In South America

Up from the south came word, last week, of further solidification of Pan American Airways' position as leader of South American air transport routes. Its president, Juan Terry Trippe, announced a cooperative operating agreement with "Scadta" (Sociedad Colombo-Alemena de Transportes Aereos), an air transport system involving about 3,000 miles of routes in the Republic of Colombia. Joined into the links of P. A. A.'s vast chain of 13,000 miles (TIME, Feb. 17), the two systems present a formidable front to other air transport companies on the continent.

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