Aeronautics: Mail Contracts

Last week, after nearly three months of zero-zero political weather, the fog lifted and U. S. airlines got back the mail. Satisfied that the major companies had reorganized "in good faith," Postmaster General Farley awarded temporary contracts to low bidders on 15 of the 21 routes recently advertised by his Post Office Department.

Thus ended the greatest political setback the Administration has had so far and the greatest economic setback U. S. aviation has had since its beginning. With both Mr. Farley and the airlines apparently willing to let bygones be bygones,...

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