Hiroshi Yagyu, a Japanese television actor, makes you briefly relive the lavish service Pan Am offered aboard its China Clipper seaplane in the 1930s, on to a more modern-age First and Clipper Class.
Pan American World Airways was the worldly airline and advertised this feature on this late 1970s commercial showing its international accents with a touch of North American hospitality. The background song is appropriately titled “We Fly the Way The World Wants to Fly”.
Following the merger with National Airlines in 1980, Pan Am introduced its “Say Hello to Pan Am” jingle. Once again, it portrays people from many of Pan Am’s destinations in an attempt to portray that two airlines working together are better,
Pan American World Airways was known for its Clipper Class, which was more or less the 1980s equivalent of Business Class. This commercial beautifully advertises this “Club” as something very exclusive with free drinks, elegant dining, spacious surroundings and free lodging.