Airlines: Lower Fares

One thing that 190 million Americans missed this year by not belonging to the Odd Fellows of New York, the American Society of Abdominal Surgeons or the Temple of St. Louis Moolah Shriners was an extraordinarily inexpensive vacation. As "affinity" groups, under Civil Aeronautics Board rules, they and scores of similar organizations can — and have — chartered jets for overseas junkets at fares far below the usual. Before long, under a new plan announced last week by Pan American World Airways, just about any non-fellow may be able to do as...

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