AVIATION: Dog in the Manger

Last Thursday, passengers on Pan American Airways' Friday plane from New York to London were called to the phone. They were informed that the flight had been canceled. Late that night, they were called again. The flight had been rescheduled—but only as far as Shannon, Eire. Said Pan American mysteriously: "This situation arises from Government restrictions [cutting] flight schedules . . . to London. We can give no assurance of onward transportation from Ireland...."

The new "Government restrictions" were Britain's curt reply to Pan American's Juan Terry Trippe for cutting his New York-London fare from $572 to $275. The restrictions were...

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