AVIATION: The British Are Coming

The British Overseas Airways Corp. last week announced its first transatlantic passenger schedule. From Baltimore to Poole, England, 100 miles from London, via Newfoundland, B.O.A.C. will operate four flights weekly this summer, will carry civilian passengers if high priority holders do not grab all the available seats.

To compete with Pan American Airways (five commercial flights weekly), and American Export Airlines (three flights), B.O.A.C. will use three Boeing 314s, for which the British paid $3 million in 1941 for service between London and West Africa. But before the summer season ends, London reported, B.O.A.C. may get two Shetland flying boats...

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