AVIATION: At Last: a Policy

The U.S. last week finally laid down, for the world to see, its postwar international air policy. The policy: regulated competition on international routes, instead of a chosen instrument. Without waiting any longer for Congress to act, President Truman approved the choice of the Civil Aeronautics Board for airlines to fly the Atlantic. As expected (TIME, July 9), the routes were granted to Pan American Airways, Transcontinental & Western Air, and American Export Airlines; American Airlines got permission to buy control of American Export Airlines.

CAB extended Pan Am's present route to London, via Bermuda, through Europe and the Near...

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