Business: Introducing the New Superjet Set

THE era of the super jet has so far been dominated by a single craft, the giant Boeing 747. Some 250 of them are already cruising the skies, carrying an average of 325 seats each. Now a whole new set of superjets is coming into service, a fleet that will introduce the marvels and frustrations of wide-bodied planes to travelers taking much shorter trips than the 747 ordinarily makes. The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (see color) has just begun commercial flights, and in 1974 U.S. and European airlines plan to start using at least four...

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