Cover: Air transport and economic development: some comments on foreign aid programs

Air transport and economic development: some comments on foreign aid programs

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A description of the general nature of U.S. aviation involvement with underdeveloped countries. Some of its consequences are examined, and a few of the special problems that the air transport function poses for the pursuit of economic development objectives are considered. Despite the fact that air transport does not presently receive much attention in our aviation assistance projects, the author indicates the development potentialities of the aviation instrument as well as its potentialities in the role of "market creator."

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