The opening of regular airmail service between the United Stated and Israel was announced here yesterday by the Post Office Department.
The airmail rate is 25 cents per half-ounce, while the regular mail rate is five cents per ounce and three cents for each additional ounce or fraction thereof. Letters weighing up to four pounds, six ounces will be accepted, but must not include merchandise.
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