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Pan American World Airways

Tales of Pan Am: You Just Can't Make These Stories Up

Helen Davey | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Helen Davey

During Pan Am's fabled 64 years of operation, thousands of stories have emerged and, as I can attest to, Pan Am-er's still love telling them. I know I do.

UFO Dances With Airplane

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News
Alexandra Holzer

"To this day, I do not know what we saw, but it is clear that it was under intelligent control," says retired Pan American World Airways Pilot, Captain Ralph Loewinger.

PHOTOS: History Of Flight In Hawaii

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

America has gone gaga for Pan Am and the history of flight. Blame it on the ABC television show debuted last month, chronicling the highs and lows of ...

Confessions Of A Pan Am Stewardess

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.25.2011 | Travel
Carole Mallory

My handbag was a pharmacy when it wasn't a bar stocked with mini liquor bottles pinched from the plane.

WATCH: Pan Am Stewardesses Talk About Life In The Sky

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

With the series premiere of ABC's "Pan Am" debuting on Sunday, here at HuffPost Travel we decided to sit down with six former flight attendants to get...

Pan Am: A Dream Takes Flight (Part IV)

Helen Davey | Posted 10.07.2011 | World
Helen Davey

Pan Am was the airline that practically invented aviation. It pioneered air navigation and communications, and its list of "firsts" in the industry is awe-inspiring. Known as the "Queen of the Skies," it was the benchmark by which all other airlines were judged.

Orphaned By Job Loss: The Death of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

December 21, 1988, the day that Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, has been called "the day that the heart of Pan American died."

Orphaned by Job Loss: Voices of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

In this, the last blog of my series, I hope to leave my readers with more understanding of the possible impact of traumatic loss of a company like Pan Am on employees.

Orphaned by Job Loss: Pan Am Soaring Downward

Helen Davey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Helen Davey

People often ask, "What happened to Pan Am?" It was the airline that rose the highest and had the farthest to fall. As you will see, there was not one single cause.

Jamal Saeed Abdul Rahim Dead: Pakistan Says US kills FBI-wanted terrorist in Pakistan strike

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD and RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A U.S. missile strike in Pakistan killed one of the FBI's most-wanted terrorists, a man suspected in a deadly 1986 ...