Kkfla737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 4435 times:
With the recent surge in International flying by US Airlines I'd like to start a thread on cities that Pan Am and TWA flew to in their heydey that haven't been served by US Airlines since.
I can think of a few:
Karachi (Pan Am)
Krakow (Pan Am)
Riyadh (Pan Am and TWA)
Bahrain (Pan Am and TWA)
Dhahran (Pan Am- now known as Dammam)
Nuremberg (Pan Am)
Recife (Pan Am)
Zagreb (Pan Am)
Dubrovnik (Pan Am)
Ankara (Pan Am)
Santa Maria (TWA)
Casablanca (Pan Am and TWA)
Entebbe (Pan Am)
Monrovia (Pan Am)
Nairobi (Pan Am)
Accra (Pan Am)
Abidjan (Pan Am)
Quoting Kkfla737 (Reply 9): I believe NW served Okinawa for a bit in the 1980s, but I could be wrong. Maybe it was one of those points NW put on their route map at the time (like Kuala Lumpur and a few others) but did not serve!
actually...both Northwest AND Continental flew to Naha, Okinawa (a.k.a OKA)
i flew on those flights. back in '92 i flew HNL-GUM-OKA (on CO; HNL-GUM DC-10, GUM-OKA B727)
in summer of '93 flew on NW OKA-GUM-HNL (B727 OKA-GUM; DC-10 GUM-HNL) same a/c for return routing.
IIRC, NW discontinued HNL-GUM/GUM-OKA between the end of '93 or '94 cause i remember my mom making travel arrangements for us (summer of '94) to fly via ITM in '94. we flew JAL from OKA-ITM and NW from ITM-HNL and we flew CO back to OKA via GUM.
San747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3934 times:
PA and TW were true American flag carriers... they connected the US to every major world city and many other smaller ones, something that no current carrier in the US does (although CO, DL, and AA are trying)...
I hope some of those cities do get service back from American carriers... Let's have America reach out in the world in a non-negative manner...
Thomasphoto60 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3902 times:
While I grew up with the likes of Braniff and Pan Am in the 60s and 70s, I am still fascinated by TW's global reach during it's heyday almost on a par with their cross JFK rival PA. When I first took any real notice of TW as a teen in the 70s, TW by then had ceasd much of their Asian (save for Isreal) operations and with the exception of Cairo all of Africa. By that time TW was slowly beginning their decline into the history books.
Cairo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3807 times:
Midway Island (MDY), USA - Pan Am
Wake Island (AWK), USA - Pan Am
Douala (DLA), Cameroon - Pan Am Definitely
Brazzaville (BZV), Congo - Pan Am I think
Kinshasa (FIH) (then known as Leopoldville), Congo - Pan Am I think
This is all from memory, but PA in Africa definitely served Douala, and I'm pretty sure at one time they served Brazzaville and Leopoldville. I'm sure they served the Azores and probably Gander or St. John's New Foundland during the days of shorter ranged aircraft.
AirAmericaC46 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3709 times:
PA 707 to Libreville
PA 707 to Cotonou
PA 707 to Rabat
PA 707 to Bergen
PA ATR42 to Kiel
PA ATR42 to Saarbrucken
PA 707 to CapeTown
PA 707 to Jakarta
PA 707 to Yangon (Rangoon)
PA 707 to Kolkata (Calcutta)
PA 707 to Rock Sound
PA 707 to Paramaribo
NW305 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (9 years 2 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 3528 times:
I can't imagine why Northwest pulled Okinawa service since we have some very large bases there. Kadena AB and the Marine Bases have very large populations of US Dependents, DoD Civilians and Active Duty Personnel. In order to leave Okinawa you have the Patrioit Express Flight to Seattle which will end in 2006 or fly JAL to Tokyo Haneda and transfer to Narita to fly to the US or fly to another Japanese Airport to change planes.
: Did Delta at least PLAN to serve Riyadh? Or have I completely made this up? I remember when they added service from JFK to Cairo, Tel Aviv, Dubai, and