Business: Anybody Want a 747?

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They are not yet taking out ads, but some airline executives are earnestly trying to get rid of a number of their jumbo jets. In an industry that is just beginning to turn the corner to profitability, the big bird has become something of an albatross.

National Airlines has been looking for someone to buy its two 747s "since the day they were delivered," says one executive of the company. Braniff ordered two jumbos but, with help from Boeing, arranged to...

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