Changing Global Patterns
Overseas Profit Rate Lures Us. Afrilnes
Washington-Greater economic rewards in international operations are accentuating the interest of U.S. airlines in obtaining new offshore routes. Accompanying the introduction of the more efficient, larger capacity turbojet aircraft, the international operations of U.S. carriers have shown since 1959 a consistently higher rate-of-profit return on their investment than have domestic services of the trunk airlines (see chart, above).
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