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The New Pan Am Orders Aircraft  
User currently offlinePanamfanatic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1628 times:

I have just learned from the Manager of Pan Am at the Orlando/Sanford International Airport that Pan Am (which is starting scheduled service from the Orlando Sanford Airport late September) will be replacing their AGING 727 fleet with some kind of Airbus product (probobly the A320, with extended range fuel tanks), they will use them to fly non-stop from Orlando/ Sanford to Ireland and London!!!!

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User currently offlineFlying-tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4161 posts, RR: 36
Reply 1, posted (15 years 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1428 times:

Surprise, surprise. Do they have the money for such a deal?
I think to start transatlantic-services it seems more logical to order/lease a 313/306 or 332 (if they order Airbus). To replace the 727s a mix of 319/320/321 seems a good choice. But we will see. I hope they order some busses.



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User currently offlineUal1636 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 1407 times:

Are they going to fly Sanford-LGW or Sanford-LHR? Because i hear that Heathrow doesnt have any available slots left.

User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (15 years 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 1387 times:

There are only two US airlines allowed to operate into LHR: AA (Assumed TWA's rights), and United (Assumed Pan Am's rights). LGW is also full, so I am betting that they will fly into London-Stansted...from what I here, there is no wait for STN slots, and access is immediately granted.

FLY777UAL


User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8114 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (15 years 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1397 times:

Gatwick isn't full. Slot controlled, undoubtedly, but it is still taking new routes and has a fair bit of capacity remaining, certainly enough to take a few flights a day from a small US start-up. It's probably operating at about 80% capacity.


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User currently offlineChrisNH From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 4116 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (15 years 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1344 times:

I was at the Westfield, Mass. airshow today (Sunday). I had my scanner with me and I was scanning the frequencies. I heard one flight that identified itself as 'Clipper 210.' Has Pan Am started flying already?

User currently offlinePandora From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (15 years 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1326 times:

they should order 737NG, 777-200ER and 767-400ER because these outperform the Airbus on such routes.

User currently offlineRyanair From United Kingdom, joined Jul 1999, 654 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (15 years 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1290 times:

Surely these would be charters? There are many flights from regional UK airports like Leeds/Bradford and Cardiff to Florida in the Summer which often use narrow bodies, mainly 757's. Could this be what they are looking at? Remember they did look at buying DC10's for long haul charter work which they said they were being offered earlier this year. (see www.guildfordrail.com)

User currently offlinePilot1113 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2333 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (15 years 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1288 times:

Yes, Pan Am has started flying again. I don't where these people are getting the infomation that it's starting out of Orlando. Pan Am has been flying out of Pease State, in New Hampshire (Maine??). Check out: www.flypanam.com.

User currently offlineVarsity From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 249 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (15 years 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1274 times:

Pan Am II did not stop flying charters when the part 121 airline(s) went out of business... they have been flying charters all along.

There will be Part 121 scheduled service between Orlando-Sanford and Gary, IN, which is being marketed as an alternative to Chicago's airports, and between Gary and Pease (for Portsmouth, NH) later this year. I have not heard anything about ordering new aircraft other than more 727's.


User currently offlineDL 604 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (15 years 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1271 times:

I think the new Pan Am will go very, very far over time, and may be as big or bigger than the old Pan Am, but will not be a GREAT. The old Pan Am was a legend, a household name, and despite the numerous crashes they had people still love the experiance of flying with them. They had the best service in the skies from what I hear, and it's too bad they're gone. But, the NEW Pan Am does have great potential for being something great, but not as great. With the startup of transatlantic service we have a major turning point for new Pan Am, and if they keep their service up and go out of their way for people, they will grow very quickly.
I belive in the spirit of Pan Am!   We are witnessing the rebirth of a great airline! Let's hope it stays that way!

DL 604


User currently offlineCX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4454 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (15 years 3 weeks ago) and read 1267 times:

While it would be great to see Pan Am back in the business full time, I think that ordering brand new aircraft from either manufacturer is a mistake. While I am sure that the 727s are not the most economical aircraft a better idea would be to find some almost brand new 737-300s and operate them.


"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid." D. Eisenhower
User currently offlineLanFan From United States of America, joined May 1999, 86 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (15 years 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1259 times:

When Pan Am aquires a 747 for domestic service, then I will bow as I did to Panamerican Ariways, the only airline who almost came close to getting the "Flag Carrier" status. My prayers are with PanAmII!

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