I flew Pan Am II on four occasions, both before and after the merger. My first flight was the best, JFK-MIA on the airline's first A300, N861PA Clipper America. The service was fantastic, and the fare was unbelieveably cheap. I guess thats why they eventually went ut of business. When fares are $87 o/w and you fly a big bus 60% full, its tough to make money! My return flight was actually on a chartered USAir Shuttle 727-200. Apparantly, the airline VASTLY oversold my flight, and needed extra lift. When 1 A300 was scheduled MIA-JFK, eventually 3 flights(all on time amazingly went out). One was the Airbus, another was a 727-200(N258US) which Nationsair operated for PA in PA colors, and the third was my flight, which was operated by USShuttly a/c and crews. Those roomy leather seats were nice for the 3 1/2 hour flight.
My other two experiences were transcons. I flew JFK-LAX on A300 N864PA Clipper Defiance, and the return on her sistership 865, Clipper Whirlwind. The aircraft were all very nice, old CO blue interiors. The F/A's uniforms were fantasic. This was a really nice airline when I flew it, and it offered an amazing value. I'm sorry that it was no longer around. I truly believe that management just drove it into the ground.