810.79611 Tri Motors Safety Airways/222
The Ambassador in France (Edge) to the Secretary of State
[Received June 2.]
Sir: With further reference to my telegram No. 145 of May 17th, 11 a.m., 1930,46 I have the honor to transmit herewith, in copy and translation, a note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dated May 17, 1930, confirming the fact that temporary permission has been accorded for the planes belonging to the Pan American Airways and the New York, Rio & Buenos Aires Lines to fly over and land in the French colonies of Guadeloupe, Martinique, and French Guiana.
It will be noted that certain restrictions are placed upon the movements of the planes, which restrictions it is desired by the French [Page 63] Government be brought to the attention of the companies concerned, and that the authorization is renewable quarterly.
With regard to the renewal of the authorization, the Embassy would be glad if each quarter it might be informed, as well in advance as possible, whether the companies desire to prolong the authorization granted them, since requests for the renewal of the permission must be in the hands of the Minister for Foreign Affairs at least a month prior to the termination of the current period for which flights are authorized.
I have [etc.]
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