Guess The Airline – August 2013 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

Once again, this was an advertisement from a 1970s issue of Black Enterprise for an airline which no longer exists. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Pan Am advertisement titled ‘You don’t have to fly around the world to benefit from the airline that does’, featuring a fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft and a group of airline employees.
Pan Am advertisement titled ‘You don’t have to fly around the world to benefit from the airline that does’, featuring a fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft and a group of airline employees.

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Wait listed since the summer of ’69

On April Fools 2011, Air France announced on Twitter they would start flying to Jupiter on Bastille Day…

http://twitter.com/#!/AirFranceUS/statuses/53826840858603521

Immediately we think that’s yet another April Fools joke from an airline. Yet in 1969, just about the time of Apollo 11, one could call Pan Am, Air Canada, and other airlines, and get on the waiting list for an eventual scheduled flight to the Moon. And that was no joke. Continue reading “Wait listed since the summer of ’69”

Pan Am V is coming

Pan Am 747-121. Most of its parts have been re...
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The latest reincarnation of Pan American Airways will hold a rededication ceremony on November 12, 2010 and start flying cargo to Monterrey, Mexico from Brownsville, Texas, where Pan Am had its Latin American Headquarters in the 1930s, says the airline.

When I saw the news on NPR, I immediately thought: “Are you serious? Another Pan Am?” It’s the fifth airline to be called Pan Am! Other than the name and the place of birth, it hasn’t much in common with the original… nor the four others before. Continue reading “Pan Am V is coming”

Guess The Airline – August 2010 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

Once again, we have an advertisement published on a BusinessWeek issue from 1980. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Pan Am advertisement titled: 'Some good business news for a change', from the year 1980, featuring Clipper Class features.

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Quiz – Pan Am

Ten questions about Pan American World Airways (1927-1991): its founder, its fleet, its history, etc.

Pan Am 747-121. Most of its parts have been re...
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  1. Who is generally considered as the “father” and founder of what would later become Pan American World Airways?
    A. Herb Kelleher
    B. Juan Trippe
    C. T. E. Braniff
    D. Donald Trump
  2. True or False: The “father” of Pan Am (see previous question) started his experience in aviation by creating the first air club at Yale University.
    A. True
    B. False
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