LXLucien
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PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:09 am

Hi everybody,

Today I've noticed something as I was driving out of Zurich.
There was still a plate with the name "PanAm", it was pretty new as the building was renovated if you search it on google street view:
http://goo.gl/maps/oO9LF

So, I've searched the Internet and found nothing!
Maybe you guys know what's up with that...
Is this the company who runs the bankruptcy?
Is it a company which is setting up something new?
If it would be just some kind of P.O. Box it would be in Zug or something but not in Zurich!

Thanks for any kind of hint or solution
Regards,
Lucien
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:47 am

Isn't that where the NW ticket off was, or close to also?
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:43 pm

I don't think they had a ticket office in ZRH? And it's pretty far away from the city center, so it's not what you call frequented  
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:31 pm

Is it just me, or do others also don't see a PanAm sign? In the link you provided, I don't see it.
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:56 pm

Quoting nipoel123 (Reply 3):
http://goo.gl/maps/oO9LF

I could not see it either!
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:23 pm

I passed this street to months ago and saw the same in the link.....nothing!!
 
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:38 pm

I think this is the posters point - the PanAm graphic is not shown in Google Street View but apparently is there now, so it must be new.


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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:42 pm

Maybe Pan Am railways has an office there. It isn't uncommon for railroads (and other types of shippers) to have sales offices all over the place, sometimes VERY far away from where they actually do business. I know Missouri Pacific had offices in Europe and Asia.
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:10 pm

Alas, it appears to be a new film company given the website under construction if you look at the following:

http://tinyurl.com/ccrvdzz
 
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:53 pm

It could have been PamAnn advertising an upcoming show in Zurich?
 
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:25 am

On a side note. the PA final settlements were made right before Christmas. Pan American World Airways is officially gone.
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RE: PanAm Office Still In Zurich Switzerland?

Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:36 pm

Quoting asctty (Reply 8):
Alas, it appears to be a new film company given the website under construction if you look at the following:

http://tinyurl.com/ccrvdzz

It's the wrong address but maybe it's the same company

Yes in Google Street View the sign is not yet there, as I said the building was renovated.
The next time I drive by I will take a picture, I could swear it was the original font like here:
http://www.neteye.de/media/5/32094048853421/panam_photo.jpg
just without the logo

EDIT:

Ok I got it! It was the film company:
http://www.panamfilm.com/
The address is right, the font is pretty much the same
Thanks everybody for your help

[Edited 2013-01-02 06:38:28]
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