AVIATION: Back in the Cockpit

After weeks of mediation by James M. Landis, former Civil Aeronautics Board chairman, the Air Line Pilots Association last week ended its ten-month-old strike against National Airlines. The striking pilots went back to work with the same seniority they had at the time of the walkout. No provision was made for the nonunion pilots National had hired to fly its planes during the strike. With the strike settled, National still had to face a CAB hearing (TIME, Oct.11) next January, called to consider revocation of National's route franchises.

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