AVIATION: Death Sentence?

Back from the wild blue yonder, thousands of veterans jumped into the air transport business after the war. All they needed to set themselves up as irregular nonscheduled airlines was a little capital, some flying know-how, and one or more surplus planes, which the War Assets Administration was eager to sell them cheap. Some of them crashed, and some went broke. But about no nonscheduled lines have been doing well enough with cargo and air-coach services to throw a scare into the big, scheduled airlines.

Last week the Civil Aeronautics Board, prodded by...

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