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E. Airlines / Jet Fuel / Airline Layoffs #24230

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1973
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(Studio) E. Airlines reports jet fuel costs jump 300% in past month Airlines adversely affected by fuel shortage.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Milford, Connecticut) Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) flight engineer Don Smith laid off because of energy crisis. [SMITH - insists airlines under undue pressure from fuel shortage.] Smith must find job soon. [SMITH - says job opportunities limited at his age.] Questioned about love of flying. [SMITH - states pilots love their work. Would love to have job back.]
REPORTER: Elisabeth Coleman

Coleman, Elisabeth;
Reasoner, Harry

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