Britain: Comfortable but Costly

Some 15 different airlines now fly the transatlantic run between New York and London, and all of them fly American-made planes: mostly Boeing's 707, with a few Douglas DC-8s. This has been a bit embarrassing for the British, and this week they begin to do something about it. Into passenger service across the Atlantic goes the new Super VC 10, made by British Aircraft Corp. and flown by British Overseas Airways Corp. Making the most of innovation and looking ahead to supersonic jets, BOAC is beckoning jaded transatlantic travelers to board "the...

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