AVIATION: Border Warfare

Mexico is on its way to having as many international air routes as the U.S. has railroads. Since stocky, jut-jawed Maximino Avila Camacho (dollarwise brother of President Manuel) became Minister of Communications in 1941, U.S. air lines have been steadily thrusting into Mexico with direct international services, establishing Mexican operating subsidiaries for local routes.

Last week Aerovias Braniff, S.A., Mexico subsidiary of Braniff Airways Inc., was granted permission by the Mexican Government to establish 3,067 miles of international services. As a Mexican flagline, Aerovias Braniff will operate to Miami and Los Angeles in...

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