Business & Finance: The Rich Get Richer?

United Air Lines last week bit the hand that regulates its diet. In an angry blast at the Civil Aeronautics Board, which controls all flying routes, United said: "The Board is utterly unpredictable. . . . It has become so intent upon aiding the small carriers (and incidentally making richer the rich men who now control them) that it is slighting its . . . all important duty . . . to develop air transportation . . . for the traveling public."

United's President William A. ("Pat") Patterson was mad because CAB had turned down United's request to fly a cut-off route...

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