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SOURCE Pan Amigo Inc.
NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 31 - August 3, 2014 employees, family and friends of America's most iconic airline, Pan American World Airways (1927-1991) will gather from all over the world on historic Long Island NY & NYC for Pan Am's Worldwide Family Reunion celebrating the memory of the pioneering airline and the people that built it. From the first historic Pan American "Flying Boats" that pioneered Trans-Atlantic flights off the nearby shores of Port Washington in Nassau County 75 years ago this year, to the Art Deco delight of Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia, to the iconic techno-modernist structures of JFK - no other place in the world can compare the indelible marks Pan Am left on it than New York.
The Host Hotel for the four day three night weekend is the beautiful Long Island Marriott Uniondale, only minutes from JFK or LGA in Nassau County, an area known as "The Cradle of Aviation". The event will bring together the largest number of employees representing dozens of bases and positions from every division of America's iconic aviation company since the closing 23 years ago. The Reunion agenda includes PAA themed Lectures, Tours, Receptions, Presentations & Parties. The reunion highlight will be a Gala Dinner Saturday August 2, 2014 at The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City inside the museums awe inspiring three story glass Reckson Center Atrium. The museums renowned Phillip Stone Catering is even getting into the spirit, serving Pan Am's famous Cherries Jubilee for dessert.
Mary Diorio, President of the Pan Amigo News, the reunions main organizer says, "We are very excited about the tremendous response from the enthusiastic community not just in the states, but globally, demonstrating once again the airline may be gone, but it is certainly not forgotten." Numerous other PAA groups have committed support as well. They include, but are not limited to: World Wings International (PAA Flight Attendants), The Clipper Pioneers (PAA Pilots & engineers), The Pan Am Historical Foundation and various associations & corporations. The reunion is open to ALL former Pan Am'ers, Academics, Historians & aviation enthusiasts in general.
Media Contact: Mary Diorio, 305 775 8360, Email
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