CARRIERS: Freight by Air?

A strange thing about the young U. S. airline business is that one of its great potential fields of development is controlled by its elderly competitor, the railroads. Air express, by contract with the air lines, is a monopoly of Railway Express Agency. And Railway Express Agency is owned lock, stock & barrel by 70 railroads, which have lost some 10% of their Pullman passenger business to transport planes. With all the passenger and mail business they can conveniently handle, U. S. air lines have paid little attention to express, are glad to...

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