The British Ambassador ( Lindsay ) to the Secretary of State 8

No. 328

Sir: I have the honor to refer to your note of the 12th November and to inform you that the United Kingdom Air Mission, which will probably arrive in Washington on December 2nd, desires to discuss with the United States Inter-departmental Committee on Civil International Aviation proposals for the joint operation, under government auspices, of trans-Atlantic air services between the United Kingdom and the United States of America by a company nominated by His Majesty’s Governments concerned and an American company, with particular reference to a route passing through the Irish Free State, Newfoundland and Montreal.

The discussions would include the following subjects:—

Postal arrangements;
Arrangements for terminal air ports and landing rights;
Methods of operation;
Frequency of services;
Ground organisation;
Programme of experimental and development work.

I have [etc.]

R. C. Lindsay
  1. Notes similar in substance were received from the Canadian Chargé, November 29, 1935, and the Irish Minister, November 27, 1935.