Charles Lindbergh in front of a Sikorsky S-38 prior to the departure with the first Miami-Belize airmail May 1, 1930.
Captain Edward Musick and crew arriving in Pearl Harbor from San Francisco on the first leg of a Transpacific survey flight to Manila November 1935. The aircraft is NC-823M Pan American Clipper a Sikorsky S-42.
Pan Am Terminal Brownsville Texas Originally built as the Pan Am terminal in 1931 this building is still in use
Arrival of the first commercial transatlantic passenger flight Boeing 314 NC18605 Dixie Clipper arriving at Lisbon from Port Washington, NY June 29, 1939 carrying 22 passengers and 12 crew members.
1935 Passenger Schedule of China National Airlines Corporation A Pan Am subsidiary
The famous Douglas DC 2 1/2 of China National Aviation Corporation. A DC-3 belonging to China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), a Pan Am subsidiary, was damaged in a Japanese air attack. The aircraft was repaired using the right wing of a damaged DC-2. The resulting airplane, nicknamed the DC-2 1/2, was used in the evacuation to Burma.
Sikorsky S40 American Clipper departs Miami Dinner Key for the inaugural flight to Cristobal, Canal Zone November 19, 1931
Sikorsky S42 Brazilian Clipper arrives in Rio de Janiero to be christened by the wife of Brazilian President Vargas August 18, 1934
Clipper America, first commercial airliner to serve Operation Deep Freeze, arrives McMurdo Sound, Antarctica October 15, 1957
Lockheed Constellation Clipper America arriving over San Francisco completes the first commercial Round-the-World passenger flight June 29, 1947. The flight, from New York La Guardia to San Francisco International, was completed in 92 hours, 43 minutes over 12 days landing at 17 cities in ten countries on the 20,000 mile trip. Weekly eastbound and westbound schedules were flown thereafter
Boeing 314 Dixie Clipper landing at Lisbon completes the first transatlantic passenger flight June 29, 1939
Pan American S-38 Clipper arrives over the Canal Zone with the first Airmail from Miami, Colonel Lindberg commanding, February 6, 1929
Martin M130 Philippine Clipper arriving in Hong Kong to establish the first commercial air service between North America and Asia October 23, 1936
Worldwide routes as of 1985. This route map reflects the integration of National Airlines and its extensive route structure feeding Miami. The map also reflects the location of Pan Am's Intercontinental Hotels subsidiary.
Ariana B-720 The Mechanics Ariana Maintenance Secretaries My daughter with the Intercontinental Hotel doorman Saying goodbye, I have gathered enough green stamp, transferred to Istanbul Kabul, Afghanistan Ariana Airlines a Pan Am Subsidiary Greta, special Pan Am sales rep.
Greta in front of sales office Leningrad crew Alla at the sales office At my desk, at the city office Leningrad Sales Office From Left to right, last row. Natasha Dobriakova, Alla Ilina, Yevgeny Suknovalov, Sergei Zybin, Vladimir Stesenko. Left front, American Express Rep.
Transferred back to Frankfurt, replaced by Ms. Alisa Kotletsova
Final Pushback of a Pan Am 747 "Clipper Juan T. Trippe" New York Kennedy Jet Center
The final route map issued by Pan Am with the sale of the European routes the airline was planned to shrink back to something like its early beginnings in Latin America. This was the planned structure had Delta followed through on its promises to the reorganization. Pan Am never flew this set of routes as it never emerged from bankruptcy and ceased operations on December 4, 1991.
PAN AM MADE THE GOING GREAT GONE BUT NOT FORGOTEN THE END DECEMBER 4, 1991 MY CAREER BEGAN IN LONDON-HEATROW AND ENDED IN FRANKFURT MAY, 1962 - DECEMBER, 1991