Pan Am’s First Flight from JFK to Moscow on July 15, 1968
On that day, Pan American World Airways and Aeroflot Soviet Airlines inaugurated passenger service between New York and Moscow. A Pan American Boeing 707 departed Kennedy that evening with a stop in Denmark, arriving in Moscow the next day.
An important anniversary remembered, thanks to World Wings International, Manhattan Chapter...
This was an historic event during the Cold War. The July 28th, 1968 cover of LIFE Magazine featured Pan Am’s Susan Sicari greeting Aeroflot flight attendant Natasha Arutyunova at JFK Airport.