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1458 INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [58 STAT. December 1, 1944 Agreement between the United States of America and Denmark respect- [E. A. S. 430 ig air transport services. Effected by exchange of notes signed at Washington December 16, 1944; effective provisionally January 1, 1945. The Secretary of State to the Danish Minister DEPARTMENT OF STATE WASHINGTON December 16, 1944 I have the honor to refer to discussions which have recently taken place at the International Civil Aviation Conference in Chicago between you and representatives of the Government of the United States of America, for the conclusion of a reciprocal air transport agreement. It is my understanding that these discussions, now terminated, have resulted in the following agreement: AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND DENMARK RELATING TO AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES 48 Stat. 1855. Specified rights granted. Post, p. 1461. Operation of air services upon author- ization for airline; prerequisites. The Governments of the United States of America and Denmark signed on March 12 and 24, 1934, an air navigation arrangement relating to the operation of civil aircraft of the one country in the territory of the other country, in which each party agreed that consent for the operations over its territory by air transport companies of the other party might not be refused on unreasonable or arbitrary grounds. Pursuant to the aforementioned arrangement of 1934, the Govern- ment of the United States of America and the Danish Minister in Washington on behalf of Denmark hereby conclude the following supplementary arrangement covering the operation of scheduled airline services: ARTICLE 1 The contracting parties grant the rights specified in the Annex hereto necessary for establishing the international civil air routes and services therein described, whether such services be inaugurated imme- diately or at a later date at the option of the contracting party to whom the rights are granted. ARTICLE 2 (a) Each of the air services so described shall be placed in opera- tion as soon as the contracting party to whom the rights have been granted by Article 1 to designate an airline or airlines for the route concerned has authorized an airline for such route, and the contracting