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Cablegate: Civair Brazil: Withdrawal/Designation And

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PP RUEHRG
DE RUEHC #7351 2271349
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P R 141344Z AUG 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBR/AMEMBASSY BRASILIA PRIORITY 9506
RULSDMK/TRANSPORTATION DEPT WASHINGTON DC 0627
INFO RUEHRG/AMCONSUL RECIFE 5136
RUEHRI/AMCONSUL RIO DE JANEIRO 8645
RUEHSO/AMCONSUL SAO PAULO 9457

UNCLAS STATE 087351

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BR EAIR KTIA
SUBJECT: CIVAIR BRAZIL: WITHDRAWAL/DESIGNATION AND
FREQUENCY ALLOCATION REQUEST FOR COMBINATION 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 allocations of
frequencies for scheduled combination services, and

2) designates the following carriers to provide scheduled
combination services with frequency allocations, pursuant to
Annex I, section II, paragraph 2(A), as follows:

American Airlines, Inc. - 47 frequencies
Continental Airlines, Inc. - 14 frequencies
Delta Air Lines, Inc. - 21 frequencies
United Airlines, Inc. - 23 frequencies

3) designates the following carriers to provide scheduled
combination services with frequency allocations, pursuant to
Annex I, section II, paragraph 2(B), as follows:

American Airlines, Inc. - 10 frequencies
Delta Air Lines, Inc. - 11 frequencies

Complimentary close.

End note text.
RICE

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