AVIATION: Death Edict?

Nobody has yet precisely defined just what a nonscheduled airline is allowed to do—although the non-skeds carry 7% of domestic airline passenger traffic and gross $50 million a year. Last week the non-skeds, which are lines without CAB routes for regular flights, bitterly charged that CAB's latest attempt at a definition will put them out of business.

CAB's tough new order forbids any one non-sked to make more than three round trips a month over the major U.S. air routes and makes it illegal for a non-sked to fly more than eight times...

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