Aeronautics: Sleepers

World's first aerial sleeper service was launched by Eastern Air Transport last autumn (TIME, Oct. 16) when an 18-passenger Curtiss Condor with two berths (upper & lower) was assigned to the night run between Newark and Atlanta. When airmail contracts were cancelled in February, Eastern Air discontinued the night run to Atlanta and, with it, air sleeper service. When the company began flying mail again three months later, the sleeper service was not resumed.

Meanwhile on the West Coast berth-plane service was inaugurated three months ago by American Airlines between Los Angeles...

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