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THE FIRST OF MANY RECORDS
...Precious flight documents obtained on a reservation made seven years in advance...probably a new record for "waiting in line".

KEYNOTE of the flight, and of Pan American thoughtfulness, was this unique ticket...a beautiful case of gold and sterling silver.

[[images: 4 Pan American Airways ticket documents - Aviso, Passenger Contract Ticket and two Flight Coupons]]

[[passenger ticket]]
PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS SYSTEM & Associated Carriers.
PASSENGER CONTRACT TICKET IDENTIFICATION COUPON.
Form 5
Mr. ^[[RUSSELL SABOR]]
ORIGINAL PLACE OF DEPARTURE ^[[NEW YORK]]
ROTRE VIA ^[[AZORES, PORTUGAL]]
FINAL DESTINATION ^[[MARSEILLES]]
DATE ^[[JUNE 28, 1939]]
Issued by PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS COMPANY
FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT
[/passenger ticket]]

FIRST TRANSAIRLANTIC PASSENGER FLIGHT OF
THE PAN AMERICAN CLIPPER "DIXIE" JUNE 28,1939 
AN AIRLOG OF AN HISTORIC FLIGHT...by RUSSEL SABOR

[[image: photo of Clipper taking off or landing on water]]

[[image: graphic of an insignia]]
[[caption: The Insignia of a Commairdore]]



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