AVIATION: Strike at T.W.A.

At Trans World Airlines' big Kansas City overhaul center and its other bases around the U.S. last week, 7,000 members of the International Association of Machinists marched out on strike. No planes would be serviced, none overhauled. The nation's fourth biggest line had no choice but to shut down. T.W.A.'s 196 daily flights, carrying 12,000 passengers across the U.S. and to 23 foreign cities, flew on to their destinations. Then the big Super Connies and twin-engined Martins were grounded, and the line locked up shop.

The fight was over the I.A.M.'s demand for a new contract containing a fat pay...

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