810.79611 Pan American Airways, Inc./35

The Secretary of State to the Pan American Airways, Inc.

Sirs: The Department acknowledges the receipt of your letter of February 16, 1928, in connection with your plans for a flight from [Page 777]Key West to Colon, and informs you that in compliance with the request contained therein instructions have been sent to the American Embassies at Mexico City and Habana, the Consulate at Belize, British Honduras, and the Legations at San Salvador, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa, Managua and San José,53 with a view to obtaining permission for flight over the territory of the countries concerned and also exemption from the usual formalities of clearance. The American consular officers at the other places mentioned in your letter under reference have been instructed to render all possible assistance. It is noted from your letter of February 2354 that the flight will leave Key West on March 7.

A statement of the expense incurred in this telegraphic correspondence on your behalf will be sent you in due course.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Francis White

Assistant Secretary
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