Greece: Aristotle the Airman

Perhaps Greek Shipowner-Financier-Oilman Aristotle Onassis, 59, has found his greatest métier. At Paris' Orly Airport last week, he snipped a ceremonial ribbon at the boarding ramp of the blue and white Boeing 707 jet inaugurating the transatlantic service of his Olympic Airways. He even bore gifts for the 140 passengers—key rings for the men, Dior perfume and pins for the women. And the next morning, as the jet returned from New York, "Ari" the airman again formed a one-man welcoming committee. "Onassis follows the move ments of his tankers from his yacht and from his home by an occasional...

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