FOREIGN TRADE: Italy's First

In for a perfect landing at New York's International Airport last week flew a silvery DC-6 with strange markings painted on its sides: L.A.I. Out stepped the suave, spruce U.S. Ambassador to Italy, James C. Dunn, and black-mustached Prince Marcantonio Pacelli, a nephew of the Pope. They were members of a party celebrating a momentous event in Italian commercial aviation, the first flight to the U.S. by an Italian airline.

The initials L.A.I, stood for Linee Aeree Italiane, which was formed in 1946, when the Italian government teamed up with Trans World Airlines to revive commercial aviation in Italy. T.W.A....

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