Japan: Oseibo from the U.S.

The U.S. last week granted Japan the right to do what no U.S. airline may do: fly around the world through New York City, the No. 1 source of lucrative, long-distance air traffic. A civil air agreement, signed in Tokyo by American Ambassador Edwin O. Reischauer and Japanese Foreign Minister Etsusa-buro Shiina, will allow Japan Air Lines to extend its existing transpacific service from San Francisco to New York and beyond. JAL announced plans to begin twice-weekly flights from Tokyo to New York and London next fall, hooking up with its existing London-Calcutta-Tokyo...

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