Pan Am’s advancement in destinations and passengers

 

In August 1953 PAA scheduled passenger flights to 106 airports…

in May 1968 to 122 airports…

in 1973 first major cutback due to oil crisis…

in November 1978 to 65 airports (plus a few freight-only airports)…

in November 1985 to 98 airports…

in November 1991 to 46 airports (plus 14 more that were „Pan Am Express“ prop flights)…

 

Passenger traffic (1951–1989)
Revenue Passenger-Miles (millions)
(scheduled flights only)
 
Year PAN AM World Airways

National Airline (NA) taken over for domestics flights in 1980

1951 1,551 432
1955 2,676 905
1960 4,833 1,041
1965 8,869 2,663
1970 16,389 2,643
1975 14,863 3,865
1981 28,924 (merged 1980)
1985 27,144
1989 29,359