Business: Pan Am U.S.A.?

Yes, if the CAB agrees

A new name may soon be greeting airline travelers along the East Coast and the Gulf states. Moving toward a long cherished aim of getting some domestic U.S. routes to tie in with its foreign network, Pan American World Airways last week signed a definitive agreement to acquire National Airlines for about $350 million. National's name and sunburst logo would disappear, and on domestic runs the combined line would be known as Pan American U.S.A. On foreign routes Pan Am would leave its name unchanged.

Whether the biggest airline consolidation since the early 1960s will actually take place...

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