More Competition Means Cheaper Fares


TO U.S. travelers, the airplane is fast becoming almost as familiar as the family car. In 1955 scheduled domestic airlines will gross an estimated $1.1 billion, flying 35 million passengers 20 billion miles, 20% more than last year's alltime record. A few years hence, airmen predict, the fast-growing airlines will push out railroads as the No. 1 public means of mass travel. As a result, U.S. civil air policy, as laid down by the Civil Aeronautics Board, is undergoing a radical change. Once CAB nursed along the fledgling industry by...

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