PSA applied to the Civil
Aeronautics Board (CAB) for service from
California cities to Las Vegas and Reno,
at fares from 18 to 43 percent less than
fares currently being charged.
If approved, the Nevada
service would become the first interstate
routes for the airline.
In December, PSA received
permanent authority from the California
Public Utilites Commission to serve South
Lake Tahoe from Southern California and
The airline took delivery of
five used Boeing 727-100 aircraft, two of
which replaced leased 727-100s. The fleet
now included 23 Boeing 727-200, six
727-100, four Lockheed Electra 188 and
two Lockheed L-1011 aircraft, which
remained grounded as the company sought
prospective purchasers for the planes.