Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 21, 2012


On June 21, delegations representing the United States and the Republic of Suriname initialed the text of a U.S.-Suriname Open Skies Agreement. Upon entry into force, the Agreement will liberalize our bilateral aviation relationship.

This agreement strengthens and expands our trade and tourism links with Suriname, and will benefit American and Surinamese businesses and travelers. It will expand air service and encourage vigorous price competition by airlines, while safeguarding aviation safety and security.

For more information about Open Skies, please visit: http://www.state.gov/e/eb/tra/ata/.



PRN: 2012/1030