Transport: Transatlantica (Cont'd)

To the pimento sands and mint-jelly sea of Bermuda last week air tourists flew for the first time as Pan American and Imperial Airways simultanteously began passenger service from Port Washington, L.I. with one plane apiece each way per week.† This week Imperial was scheduled to send a flying boat on first test hops all the way across the Atlantic between the new airbases at Botwood, Newfoundland and Foynes, Ireland (TIME, Nov. 30; March 1).

An association similar to that of Pan American and Imperial but as unstable as an alliance between cat and dog was formed last...

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