Aeronautics: Pan American in China

Japanese aviation interests, which have long tried to extend airlines into China, last week had something to fume about. They learned that Juan Terry Trippe, whose Pan-American Airways Inc. contracts to deliver mail in 31 Central and South American countries and in Alaska. had bought into the Chinese airways monopoly. For years Juan Trippe's ambition has been to run every major U. S. air service operating outside the U. S. He now does. From North American Aviation. Inc., which is merging with General Aviation Corp. (TIME. March 27). Pan-American had acquired, by exchange of stock, the two-year-old China Airways Federal. Inc....

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