Transport: Round Trip

Last month the first set of tickets for a flight around the world on scheduled airlines was sold to one David Winship of Manila for $2,308. Last week United Air Lines announced interline agreements enabling it to sell flights around the world on one intricate yellow ticket in three sections each 17¼in. long at $2,255,66. A Boston surgeon named Dr. Reginald Dimock Margeson became the first person in the U. S. to buy one.

The trip will be possible after April 28, when Pan American Airways begins flying passengers between Manila and Hong Kong...

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