High Corridors: Qantas, 1954-1970

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john gunn, 1988 - Transportation - 468 pages

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Page 206 - ... equipment, or relating to the establishment of transportation rates, fares, charges, or classifications, or for preserving and improving safety, economy, and efficiency of operation, or for controlling, regulating, preventing, or otherwise eliminating destructive, oppressive, or wasteful competition, or for regulating stops, schedules, and character of service, or for other cooperative working arrangements.
Page 74 - As the world is today, and as it is likely to be for some time to come, the industrial life of Western Europe literally depends upon the continuing free navigation of the Canal as one of the great international waterways of the world.
Page 74 - No arrangements for the future of this great international waterway could be acceptable to Her Majesty's Government which would leave it in the unfettered control of a single Power which could, as recent events have shown, exploit it purely for purposes of national policy.
Page 266 - We should." said the committee, "continue to aim for a US carrier system in which one US-flag carrier has access to world markets on a scale comparable to that of the flag carriers or combinations of carriers of other major civil aviation powers, and other US carriers continue to be authorized to serve one or more areas of the world in over-all competition with this carrier.
Page 38 - Whether we like it or not. we must face the fact that such an act of celebration is not possible for any of our societies today.
Page 194 - The security treaty between the United States on the one hand and Australia and New Zealand on the other...
Page 313 - ... we thank him, and we thank God for him . . . Winston Churchill was not an institution, but a man; a man of wit and chuckling humour, and penetrating understanding, not a man who spoke to us as from the mountain tops, but one who expressed the simple and enduring feelings of ordinary men and women. It was because he was a great Englishman that he was able to speak for the English people. It was because he was a great Commonwealth statesman that he was able to warm hearts and inspire courage right...
Page 265 - Any policy of arbitrarily restricting capacity, dividing markets by carrier agreements, encouraging high rates or curtailing service for which a demand exists, would be harmful to our national interests.
Page 266 - Report, 1962, p. 8. other US carriers continue to be authorized to serve one or more areas of the world in overall competition with this carrier.
Page 420 - Council; 5. Decides that the Committee shall deal only with the aeronautical aspects of cases of unlawful interference and shall refrain from considering any case which may involve the Committee in matters of a political nature or of controversy between two or more States; 6. Decides that, for the purposes of the present Resolution, the expression "unlawful interference...

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