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US-British Air Travel #494162

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 21, 1977
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(Studio) Director service between United States and Britain in air travel may be interrupted if new treaty not reached by midnight tonight. Details noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Alternate plans for air travelers between 2 ntns. noted. British want more business for British Airways, United States wants competition among airlines. [Transport. Secretary Brock ADAMS - says United States has addressed other British requests, but negotiations now reach breaking point.] Possible effect on American tourism in Britain noted.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Studio) Anchor asks London reporter if mood there is pessimistic also.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Things look better here. Negotiators continue meeting and rptdly. making breakthrus that will mean agreement before deadline.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Anchor asks if reporter thinks there was pressure taking place in London and DC.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Reporter says probably.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Anchor asks what basic disputes are.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Details of 2 major issues, with regard to full passenger load and continued American flights to Europe and further eastern, noted.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Anchor asks how long situation might last if talks stall.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Indications are that it would be about 2 weeks, but word from talks is that there's good chance for success now.
REPORTER: John Dancy

5:34:30 "PREVIEW"

(Studio) Upcoming items outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John;
Rowan, Ford

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