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58 STAT.] SPAIN-AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES-DEC. 2, 1944 Agreement between the United States of America and Spain respecting December 2,1944 air transport services. Effected by exchange of notes signed at Ma- [E. A. .4 32] drid December 2, 1944; effective December 2, 1944. And related notes. The American Ambassadorto the Spanish Ministerfor ForeignAffairs EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AERICA No. 3482 Madrid,December 2, 1944. EXCELLENCY: I have the honor to refer to negotiations which have recently taken place between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Spain for the conclusion of a reciprocal air transport agreement. It is my understanding that it has been agreed in the course of the negotiations now concluded that this Agreement shall be as follows: AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND SPAIN RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES ARTICLE I (a) 1. Air carriers of the United States are permitted to operate, Route. pick up and discharge passengers, cargo and mail in international traffic at the following points within the territory under the juris- diction of the Spanish Government, in operations over the following routes: Route 1 A route from New York through Lisbon to Madrid and Barcelona, proceeding therefrom to Marseilles, and points beyond, return being made over the same route. Route 2 A route from New York through Lisbon to Madrid, proceeding therefrom to Algiers, and points beyond, return being made over the same route. Route 3 A route from New York or Miami through South America, West Africa, Villa-Cisneros, and French Morocco, to Seville, Madrid, and Barcelona, proceeding therefrom to Paris and points beyond, return being made over the same route. 2. Spanish air carriers will be permitted to operate and pick up and discharge passengers, cargo and mail in international traffic at such point or points within the territory under the jurisdiction of the United States of America as will provide a route or routes of similar aviation importance to those granted to the United States and set out 1473