Cablegate: Brazil Civair: Designation of Varig
UNCLAS BRASILIA 000799
STATE FOR EB/TRA/AN - IRWIN
TRANSPORTATION FOR C. COLDREN
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR BR
SUBJECT: BRAZIL CIVAIR: DESIGNATION OF VARIG
1. Post has received a diplomatic note from the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs designating VARIG as a
Brazilian flag all-cargo carrier under the terms of
the U.S.-Brazil bilateral aviation agreement. An
informal translation of the note follows.
2. Begin text of note:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has the honor of
informing the Embassy of the United States of America
that VARIG Airlines has been designated as a Brazilian
flag carrier to provide three frequencies weekly of
all-cargo service to the United States of America,
under the terms of the Agreement on Airline Services
between the Federative Republic of Brazil and the
United States of America.
Brasilia, March 25, 2004
End text of note.