810.79611 Pan American Airways, Inc./225: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Argentina ( White )

11. Please endeavor to delay final consideration or action on any pending airmail contracts with non-American companies to Central America, West Indies or North America pending arrival Pan American [Page 547] Airways representative March first with definite proposal guaranteeing through service within year. Pan American extending service Panama February fourth holds all United States international mail contracts. Company also now operating jointly with Grace Airmail service West Coast South America planning shortly extend Valparaiso.

You will be careful to avoid any discrimination between competing American interests.