Aviation: Decision Against Northeast

As President Kennedy sunned on board the Honey Fitz off Hyannis Port on a recent Sunday, a Piper Cub droned back and forth overhead, towing a ban ner with a pointed message: JFK PLEASE HELP NORTHEAST AIRLINES. A few days later, Teddy Kennedy made his maiden speech in the Senate — and demanded that the Civil Aeronautics Board reverse its "tentative" decision against renewal of Boston-based North east's certificate to fly the New York-Miami route. Fearful of losing their jobs, Northeast's 2,200 employees organized a lobby, and some Northeast pilots even implored...

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