Business: The Strikers' Airline

The nation's newest airline, Superior Airlines, is scheduled to start service next week in the Southeastern states. Superior stands apart from all other airlines: it was organized by the golden-winged Air Line Pilots Association in an attempt to make a scheduled line knuckle under to its wage demands. The target: Southern Airways, a small feeder line that has 23 DC-3s, some 5,000 miles of routes between Jacksonville, Fla., Memphis and Charlotte, N.C. and a tough boss, Frank W. Hulse, 48, who founded the line 17 years ago.

Southern's 139 pilots and copilots, all ALPA members, walked off their jobs last June when...

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