Business: Change for MATS

Only two months after he moved into his job, Civil Aeronautics Board Chairman Whitney Gillilland last week took a step that was long overdue. In the first clear sign that Gillilland intends to supply CAB with a new brand of leadership, CAB scrapped the cut-rate charter fares charged by nonscheduled and scheduled airlines flying for the Air Force's Military Air Transport Service, biggest U.S. airline; CAB said that the low fares will be replaced by higher, published tariff rates, with a reasonable margin of profit. This removes the position of privilege that has enabled many nonskeds to grab MATS' business,...

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