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+41 (22) 747 60 00


+41 (22) 747 61 33


Ms. Esther Dyson


Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

New TLD Applications

4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 330

Marina del Rey, CA 90292

United States of America

Geneva, 29 September, 2000



We are pleased to submit to ICANN our proposal putting forward SITA SC as the sponsoring organisation for a new Top Level Domain Name (TLD), ".air".

The objective of this document is to demonstrate that SITA SC is fully qualified to sponsor such a TLD in response to the growing needs of the Air Transport Community, which it has been serving for more than 50 years.

This document includes:

Looking forward to further discussing this proposal with your Organisation,







John O. Watson

Director General