FEBRUARY-MARCH, 1962 the piedmonitor PAGE THREE Eastern Air Lines brings the future into the present with the opening of their Electronic Computer Center in Charlotte. Used to handle seat reservations, the $6 million UNIVAC system is capable of processing 30,000 transactions an hour. Reservations agents in 42 cities receive instantaneous replies to their reserva tions inquiries by communicating directly with the computing system through use of desk-top agent sets. PIEDMONITOR PIX “Pick a flight and fly with us again," Julian Morton seems to be saying to International Tobacco Queen Emma Gaddy, perched on the INT ticket counter. Miss Gaddy arrived in Winston-Salem via Piedmont to attend a convention of N. C. tobacco wholesalers. * Ticket Agents Mary Harris (right) and Margie Gorman (left) of Richmond find it easy to smile in their new CTO. The formal opening of Richmond's Consolidated Airline Center was held the latter part of last year. Among the airline officials present to hear the dedication speech by Mayor Woodward were General Sales Manager W. G. Mc Gee, RIC Station Manager R. F. Rose, and City Sales Manager E. A. Martinez. H yog've ever wondered why models Imi R E A Exoreis employees now know firsthand how the customer feels when he receives a damaged ship- pictur, mig t illustrate on, of the L„t The ""T "I’V” rert:T"?H:nrp;g":.f?atry^'i“Lg hirs.rLr^^^^^^ »»nd mailing^o, L intact ashtray to '> Try keeping a straight face with a dog on your foot!

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