TREATIES AND STEER INTERNATIONAL ACTS SERIES 7000
Agreement Between the
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Amending the Agreement of February 3, 1945, as Amended
Effected by Exchange of Notes Signed at Dublin June 11, 1973
Air Transport Services
Agreement amending the agreement of February 3, 1945, as amended.
Effected by exchange o f notes Signed at Dublin June 11, 1973; Entered into force June 11, 1973.
The Ii-%A 1F,i stee for Foreign Affairs to the American Ambassador
oIFIG ANA AIRLE GHN6THII EACHTRLCHA
OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
BAIZE 1THA CLAITH 2
I have the honour to refer to the discussions which have taken place over the p:nst few years concerning the Air Transport Agreement of February 3, 1945. between our two Governments, as amended. 
2. On the basis of these discussions I have the honour to propose
(a) the following addition to Paragraph A of the Annex to the Agreement, as amended
"In addition, am of Iha said airlines, to be a eted by the government An United States, is ~aeos ded in the terri
torr of ad
,oneraai entry for idternational tra& at Shannon Dublin, on the following vaibs "Ssr Vaited States-ls1k*hnd, via intermediate points, in both diteetioen that all
thin requirement e f ~ , .1laagn"rates services between Dublin and the United States in either "direction, without a teak stop at $lean.";
(b) that the proviso at the end of Paragraph B of the Annex to the Agreement, as amended, be farther amended to read as follows:
"provllb licaga 1111111111 not be served by tiny fi!llt Aft serving Rostaei during the months May to October inclusive
or by any flight serving New York in either direction."; that the rights granted to the. (lovernnlerlt of Jrehu111 lrmh•r
Paragraph B of the Annex to the Agreement, as anu•ndeil, which were terminated by notifiention of the t;owernnlcllt
of the United States under Article 11 of the A--n-enu•nt. in ;1
Note dated August 18,1971,['] be restored to the (iul-ernnu nI of Ireland with effect from the present dote;
that. neither Government will invoke the provisions of .1rticle 9 of the Agreement for a period extending to Mnrrh al.
1977. a. TI w
text of the Al11Mx to the .tg1YY•Illellt, IY•1'ISt neeorllillgl\',
is attached to this Note.
4. If these proposals are acceptable to 30111 Government, it is sltg
gested that this Note, together with your reply thereto. shall cotlstitate an Agreement etween our two Governments in the nulttel: effective from the date of your reply.
Accept, Excellency, the alsuranco of my highest consideration.
GARRET i Frr7.GF:It.\1.11
His Excellency Mr. .Jo11N 1)..J. Ah-tone,
Atnbaaaador I'xtnios Unory aped I'lenipoteutinr•y.
Ennbaaay of the United States of A)nerien.
42 Elgin Road,
Annex to Air Transport Agreement Between file United States of
America and Ireland
A. Airlines of the United States authorised colder the presentt ngreenlont sic accorded in the territory of Ireland rights of transit., nontraflic stop, and commercial entry for international traffic am'RIiAlinhrt' 'ttlt'pwV'(Foynes and Rineanne), on the following routes
TIN . 1t'Rr, kumfi1l 1le3blld, vin illternlel)inte
points; in both tr Z' I flue.
In addition, one of the said airlines, to be designated by the Government of the United States, is accorded in the territory of Ireland rights of transit, non-traffic stop and commnercial entry for iuterna
No. 7 7
JTYNF 11. 1973
lionfil traflie f411``3t1I1111Nf% 1mi,! f,11e
United States to ]relent , via iiW nntkliate points, in both directions: llrowided theft nil flights on tins, route, in either direction, shall W ITe 1hanuloll: this IYNIIIIW~lileht alrafl'fel•nlinote if any other airline inaugn1:11cn serl•ic-es between I)trblin anti the United States in either direc
tion, wit hoist. a I refyic stop at. Shannon.
It. Air•linl'A of 1ieluhd nllthm-inl•Il tinder tint present agreement are
a4•1•orded in Me tr1 ltor)tf the United States rights of tt•tltnsit. non
Il•nflie stall find rnnunel•cral enfrr for international trnflic at Boston, ~elc Turk null (`Irl(•ugo on flip, I0wing ronM: Ireland vin internle
diale points th No* 1'(fVk'1via dn) and Chicnlm, in loth direeI ions: provided that (`hieng'n shllll Inot he served by any flight. nerving Itue ton dtirint tins nnmmt•hii l1I October inclusive or by any flight .erring New York in either di . .ion.
(`..tireraft of either cont•neting party availing itself of the noll
I raRie stop.s granted by this agreement may be regtiir: d by the other
eonlracting party to offer reasonable commercial services in puts.
e singers, cargo find mail, both outward find inward.
The .I nrericmr. ;1 rrlbo:rnador to the il'ixh ilirrister for Forekpm Affairs
IMn.tS.91 OF TIIF:
ttr1TED STATF:R Or n M 11111 •A
I leave, tile honor to acknowledge receipt of your letter of .Tall' 11, 1117:1, which reads as follows
I have the honor, to refer to the discSnssions which have taken place over the past few years i•oncerning the Air Transport Agrecnwnt of February 3, 1945, between our two Governments, ns amended.
2. On the basis of these discussions I have the honor to 111Yllltlge
(n) the following addition to Par•ngraph 1 of the Annex to the Agreement, ns amended:
"Ill addition, one of the snid airlines, to be designated by the Government of the United States, is accorded in the territory of Ireland rights of transit, non-tr•nflie stop and cominerrinl entry for international traffic at Shannon and Dublin, oil the following route: the 1Tnited States to Ireland, via intermediate points, in both directions: provided that nil flights on this mute, in either direction. shrill serve Shannon; this requirement shall terminate if any other airline inaugurates services between Dublin
'see p. 2.
and the United States in either direction, without a traffic stop at Shannon.";
(b) that the proviso at the end of Paragraph B of the Annex to the Agreement, as amended, be further amended to read as follows
"provided that Chicago shall not be served by any Right serving Boston during the months May to October inclusive or by any flight serving New York in either direction.";
(c) that the rights granted to the Government of Ireland under Paragraph B of the Annex to the Agreement, as amended, which were terminated by notification of the Government of the United States under Article 9 of the Agreement in a Note dated August 18, 1971, be restored to the Government of Ireland with effect from the present date;
(d) that neither Government will invoke the provisions of Article 9 of the Agreement for a period extending to March 31, 1977.
3. The text of the Annex to the Agreement, revised accordingly, is attaclie'i to this Note.[']
4. If tlir=e proposals are acceptable to your Government, it is suggested that this Note, together with your reply thereto, shall constitute an Agreement between our two Governments in the matter. effective from the date of your reply.
Your proposals are acceptable to the United States Government and I confirm that your Note and this reply shall be regarded as constituting an Agreement between our two Governments in the matter, effective from the date of this reply.
JoH- D J MoonE
Dr. GArrxz:rr FrrzGEnun,
11;e.;ster for Foreign 4fjairs. Dublin.
TIAS 7000 u.s. "stunt paw= WMs2M