TRANSPORTATION: The Sky Ball

The U.S. house party has taken to the skies. Time: between peak periods of the tourist rush to Europe. Place: charter flights across the North Atlantic. Guests of honor: thousands of Americans who might never visit the Continent without the organized buildup, the cheap fares (average round trip: $265), and the group security of the newest way to go abroad. In three years charter flights have grown 200%, now account for more than one in every ten passengers who fly the North Atlantic. This year charter flights will attract such diverse groups as Manhattan's Cliff Dwellers Deviltry and...

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