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Airlines / Price War #273630

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 31, 1981
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(Studio) Report with regard to airline industry introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Battle for control of NYC-DC air route between New York Air and Eastern Air Lines reported Price war noted. [Passenger Ray VORHEES - likes low prices.] Eastern coupon giveaway, subsequent New York Air bounty on coupons and scalping industry mentioned. [Eastern passenger Chuck WILCOXEN - comments with regard to low prices.] [New York Air president Neal MEEHAN - comments with regard to financial stability of company.] New York Air said backed by Texas money and using nonunion labor. New York Air said planning to start NYC-Boston, Massachusetts, run in 2 weeks
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Reporter(s):
Daniels, Randy;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:03:10

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