Pan Am adds DC-8 to their over-ocean jet fleet (1960)

Now Pan Am adds the DC-8 to world’s largest, fastest over-ocean jet fleet!

This month, another brilliant star of the stratosphere — the DC-8 Jet Clipper* — joins the great Pan American Jet fleet… the largest, fastest, and most powerful fleet of overseas passenger jet aircraft in the world.

With the addition of the big over-ocean version of the DC-8, Pan Am’s Jet Clipper fleet will become more than ever the first choice of international travelers.

In little over a year Pan Am’s Jet Clipper fleet has made aviation history — opening up jet routes around the world, serving 5 continents in between, and providing a pattern of one-plane jet services from the US unmatched by any other airline in the world!

No other airline offers so impressive a selection of US-built Jets: Boeing 707’s and Intercontinentals and Douglas DC-8’s — all at your service on the world’s most experienced airline. For your next flight, see your Travel Agent or any of Pan American’s 66 offices in the U.S. and Canada.

1960 - Now Pan Am adds the DC-8 (1)

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Some travel times:

New York–London: 6 hrs. 25 min.
New York–Caracas: 4 hrs. 25 min.
Miami–San Juan, PR: 2 hrs. 10 min.
Los Angeles–Tokyo: 17 hrs. 35 min.
New York–Bermuda: 1 hr. 45 min.
New York–Karachi: 21 hrs. 25 min.
New York–Munich: 11 hrs. 20 min.
San Francisco–Hong Kong: 24 hrs.
Los Angeles–Fiji Is.: 12 hrs. 55 min.
Boston–Paris: 6 hrs. 20 min.
San Francisco–Sydney: 18 hrs. 50 min.
Los Angeles–Sydney: 18 hrs. 20 min.
New York–Brussels: 8 hrs. 20 min.
San Francisco–London: 11 hrs. 45 min.
New York–Hamburg: 8 hrs. 50 min.
New York–San Juan, PR: 3 hrs. 25 min.
Paris–Rome: 1 hr. 40 min.
Portland–Honolulu: 5 hrs. 40 min.
New York–Dusseldorf: 9 hrs. 15 min.
London–Hamburg: 1 hr. 20 min.
New York–Dominican Republic: 3 hrs. 15 min.

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