AVIATION: Double Trouble

Capital Airlines, laden with its full share of financial troubles, flew headlong into a downdraft. In Washington last week, experts for the Civil Aeronautics Board withdrew a recommendation that Capital get a long-range route from the Great Lakes to Florida's rich vacation market, instead advised the CAB that Capital was not equipped to fly the run. CAB's reason: the original recommendation was based on the proposition that Capital would have new planes to fly the route. Since then, Capital's financial position has deteriorated so badly that it had to postpone plane deliveries indefinitely. Without the planes Capital may not get...

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