AVIATION: Braniff Grounded in Mexico

In his aviation ventures below the Rio Grande, Braniff Airway's Tom Braniff has increased the odds against himself by sounding off against Mexican Government officials and by competing with Pan American Airways. Last week the odds caught up with him.

Early one morning employes of Aerovias Braniff, S. A. found the way to company planes at Mexico City's Central airport blocked by armed airport guards. Reason: the Ministry of Communications and Public Works had refused Braniff's application for five air routes, had canceled the temporary permit under which the company had been operating...

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