Tico Times #TBT: Pan Am ceases flights to Costa Rica
Pan American World Airways, once one of the most recognized names in the sky, made Costa Rica one of its first international destinations.
A Pan Am route map for its Flying Clipper Ships cited “beautiful girls galore” in Costa Rica (and also wild orchids).
Financial struggles forced Pan Am to cut several routes as a cost-cutting measure, and the airline ceased operations for good in 1991.
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