It has been twenty years today since Pan Am went out of business.
There was an era when traveling by plane meant dressing in your finest, pulling on the white gloves, and expecting to be swathed in the kind of glamour and top-notch service that you’d find in New York City’s finest restaurants. Pan American World Airways prided itself on prompt service, pretty stewardesses, and arguably the most skilled pilots in commercial flight.
Come fly with us back to The Glory Days of Pan Am….
On Sept. 11, 1941, ground was broken on the construction of the U.S. Pentagon. It was heavily damaged sixty years later on Sept. 11, 2001, when hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into its western side, killing 189 people in total.