• Short Summary

    WITH JUMBO JETS DUE TO GO INTO SERVICE SHORTLY THE SUPER JETS WILL MEAN SUPER-SIZED CROWDS AT AIRPORTS, AND, WITH THEM SUPER PROBLEMS.

  • Description

    WITH JUMBO JETS DUE TO GO INTO SERVICE SHORTLY THE SUPER JETS WILL MEAN SUPER-SIZED CROWDS AT AIRPORTS, AND, WITH THEM SUPER PROBLEMS. ONE AMERICAN AIRLINE HAS BEGUN EXPERIMENTING WITH A SPECIAL "INSTANT TICKET" MACHINE TO HELP GET PASSENGERS ABOARD AIRCRAFT AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

    IN 1968 UNITED SATES AIRLINES CARRIED SOME ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY MILLION PASSENGERS.......BY 1975 THE VOLUME OF PASSENGERS IS EXPECTED TO DOUBLE TO 3-HUNDRED MILLIONS.

    IN AN ATTEMPT TO MOVE PASSENGERS QUICKLY, AMERICAN AIRLINES IS EXPERIMENTING WITH DO-IT-YOURSELF TICKET MACHINES LINKED TO A COMPUTER. THE MACHINE CAN ISSUE A TICKET IN SECONDS. THE MACHINE ACCEPTS A SPECIAL CREDIT CARD. IT HAS ELEVEN DESTINATIONS TO CHOSE FROM, AND WHEN ONE IS SELECTED THE MACHINE SHOWS TIME OF THE NEXT AVAILABLE DEPARTURE.

    THE MACHINE DOES NOT REPLACE THE TICKET AGENTS.... BUT IT DOES ALLOW HIS TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH THE PASSENGER WHO NEED SPECIAL ATTENTION WHILE GETTING OTHER PASSENGERS ABOARD THEIR AIRCRAFT AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADNOM5DF8HZNPB6ZFCZKT1FBZS
    Media URN:
    VLVADNOM5DF8HZNPB6ZFCZKT1FBZS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment