AERONAUTICS: 44

44¢ Taxis

Last week came word from Germany of a desperate economy within her foremost airline, Luft Hansa. which has come upon lean times because of decreased government subsidy for 1930. On May 1, Luft Hansa will begin an air taxi service with a force of 50 planes now idling away profitable flying time in hangars. The plan is to charge a flat rate of 44¢ per mile on chartered ships, irrespective of the number of passengers or whether the plane will be used for the return trip. Several passengers in one plane will...

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