AERONAUTICS: New Laws

Domestic. Hailed as the "salvation" of airmail and passenger operators, the Watres Airmail Bill last week was passed by the House of Representatives. If approved by the Senate, the law will: 1) Change the present unequal compensation to operators from a "per pound" basis, which varies from 78¢ to $3, to a uniform "per mile" scale, the Postmaster General contracting for a fixed space in each plane; 2) provide for mail contracts with passenger lines, now losing heavily; 3) protect the equities of airmail operators who have pioneered their present lines.

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