Foreign News: Lufthansa Flies Again

Germany's Lufthansa, commercial cousin of Hitler's Luftwaffe, will soon be air borne again. Last week in Cologne, its board of directors held their first postwar meeting in a bomb-battered building. Since the surrender of 1945, Germans have been forbidden to own or operate aircraft, but the ban will soon be lifted. Lufthansa's aircraft (four U.S. Convairs and four Constellations) are due for early delivery, its prewar chief of operations is back as manager, and the pilots are in harness again. Buttressed by government subsidies, Lufthansa's aircraft will soon be taking off again for European capitals, which last saw German planes through...

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