AVIATION: More Competition

After four years of hearings, the Civil Aeronautics Board last week handed down a decision on U.S. nonscheduled airlines that will result in greatly increased competition throughout the industry. The CAB decided to grant nonskeds permanent certificates as "supplemental carriers," thus give them a real niche in the fast-growing U.S. airline market. No longer need the lines fear that the CAB will ground them if they start stepping up service.

For the first time nonskeds will be able to fly unlimited passenger and cargo charter flights anywhere in the U.S.. charter their...

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