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Charter Flights / Passengers #241780

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 08, 1975
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(Studio) Civil Aeronautics Board reports new charter flight plan.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Charter flights will be allowed to have just 1 destination rather than 3. Passengers don't have to belong to club. New York City to Los Angeles to cost $237 plus tour operator's markup. Round trip fare now $337 for same trip. New York City to Miami to cost $115 plus markup. Now costs $188. Washington, DC to Paris for 6-night tour to cost $360 plus markup. Now $353 for round trip from DC to Paris at discount. Trips must be purchased in advance. Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) files suit to block plan.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Airlines trying to beef up business
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Many 747's not flying. Continental has 3 747's up for sale in Roswell, NM. Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) and Pan American have sold or trying to sell 747's. High cost of fuel and low passenger traffic are 2 reasons.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Seattle, WA) Some 747's still being produced by Boeing for foreign airlines. 747's could be back in demand if groups take up charter flights.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Benton, Nelson;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger

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