ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Bettina Gregory) Senator hearings on increase airline delays featured; details given, scenes shown. [Senators James EXON, Robert KASTEN - criticize ind.] Senators Frank Lautenberg and Howard Metzenbaum said proposing bills to force airline credibility with passengers; details outlined on screen. [METZENBAUM - considers airline service disgraceful.] [Continental Airlines president Thomas PLASKETT - considers proposal unrealistic.] [American Airlines chairperson Robert CRANDALL - feels vol. schedule adjustments won't solve problem.]
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