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Airline Deregulation / Service Cuts #259998

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1979
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(Studio) Potential effects of 1978 Airline Deregulation bill reported Civil Aeronautics Board mtgs. in country to determine sites of essential service noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jamestown, North Dakota) Report on reaction in Jamestown, North Dakota, to possibility that airline service there will be cut. Town is noted to be smallest in country with major airline service. Northwest Orient Airlines' position on continued service to town stated. [Jamestown Airport chairperson Robert RICHARDSON - describes service by Northwest, using flight from Jamestown to Minneapolis as example, of airline's method of trying to cut off service.] Northwest's schedule change just prior to Civil Aeronautics Board hearing and airline officials' refusal to grant interview reported [Western Gear Corp. Vice President Stuart KALE - comments on important of airline service to Jamestown's econ. development]
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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