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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines Boeing 747 Royal Pacific Service

United purchased Pan Am’s Pacific Division in 1985 and along with it came a fleet of 11 Boeing 747 aircraft (among others). I previously posted United’s Royal Pacific 747 seat map with a higher concentration of premium seats, and here now is the standard Royal Pacific configuration for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps.…

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Top 10 Viewed Vintage Airline Seat Maps

Instead of posting a new Vintage Airline Seat Map this week, I decided to take a look at my site’s analytics and post the top 10 viewed seat maps since I began blogging in 2010. Obviously the earlier maps have had more opportunity for greater pageviews, but the top 10 didn’t come as a surprise…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Pan Am Boeing 737-200

Here’s a unique one for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Pictured below is a Pan Am Boeing 737-200 seating 116 passengers in an all coach configuration. Well… they designated rows 1-4 as Clipper Class, and those were likely sold as such when these birds were originally flying in Europe. According to several threads…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Pan Am Airbus A310

The Airbus A310 is a shortened version of its A300 predecessor widebody aircraft and I’ve selected a Pan Am A310 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Seating a total of 225 passengers, 18 seats occupied the forward cabin, called either First Class domestically or Clipper Class (business) internationally. Here you’d definitely find me…

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Video: Pan Am Boeing 707 Clipper service from 1958

In anticipation of tonight’s premier of the ABC television series Pan Am, I found this promotional video from Pan Am from 1958 showing the luxury and elegance of their Boeing 707 “Clipper” jet service. Note how similar the flight attendants uniforms are to those seen on the TV show. Well done, ABC, for being true…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Pan Am Boeing 747 v.2

In anticipation of the new Pan Am series beginning this Sunday, I bring you another Boeing 747 from Pan Am for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps, a slight variation of the South American version I posted earlier this year. Seating a total of 412 passengers in three classes of service, this 747 was…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Pan Am Boeing 747

I was curious to see the full cabin layout of the Pan Am Boeing 747 featured in this video from 1989, so here is a “blended” edition of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. By blended, I’m referring to the difference in first class seating from the video as compared to the full South American version posted…

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Video: Pan Am First Class trip report Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires in 1989

I’ve had Pan Am on the mind this week ever since hearing about the possibility of new drama series coming to TV this fall. I scoured YouTube and found this gem someone posted from a trip they took in First Class from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires in 1989. My first reaction was, “Wow……

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News roundup: Pan Am returning, American fined, Allegiant’s fluctuating fares, United rebrands, and MilePoint launches today

Several articles caught my eye yesterday and this morning, so here’s a news roundup of the top stories hitting the blogosphere: No, Pan Am definitely isn’t returning to the skies as an airline, but ABC Television has ordered a pilot episode for a new show that will follow the fictional lives of flight attendants during…

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