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Cablegate: Civair Brazil: Withdrawal/Designation And

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DE RUEHC #7345 2271346
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141341Z AUG 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBR/AMEMBASSY BRASILIA PRIORITY 9505
RULSDMK/TRANSPORTATION DEPT WASHINGTON DC 0626

UNCLAS STATE 087345

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BR EAIR KTIA
SUBJECT: CIVAIR BRAZIL: WITHDRAWAL/DESIGNATION AND
FREQUENCY ALLOCATION REQUEST FOR CARGO CARRIERS

1. This is an action message. Please see para 2.

2. Action requested: Washington agencies request Post
designate the U.S. carriers listed below and reallocate
weekly frequencies available to each carrier by delivering
the following diplomatic note to GOB officials. Please scan
and email the delivered note to HutchensD@state.gov and to
Brian.Hedberg@dot.gov. Alternatively, Post may fax a copy of
the delivered note to EEB/TRA/AN for Dan Hutchens at
202-647-9143 and to DOT for Brian Hedberg at 202-366-3694.
Washington agencies appreciate Post's assistance.

Begin text of note:

The Embassy of the United States of America presents its
compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the
Federative Republic of Brazil and has the honor to inform the
Ministry that pursuant to Article 3 and Annex I of the
Agreement between the United States of America and the
Federative Republic of Brazil on Air Transport, signed at
Brasilia, March 21, 1989, as amended, the Government of the
United States:

1) withdraws all previous designations and allocation of
frequencies for scheduled all-cargo services, and

2) designates the following carriers to provide scheduled
all-cargo services with frequency allocations as follows:

Arrow Air, Inc. - 5 frequencies
Centurion Air Cargo, Inc. - 7 frequencies
Federal Express Corporation - 5 frequencies
Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. - 10 frequencies
United Parcel Service Company - 5 frequencies

Complimentary close.

End note text.
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