With the introduction of Jet Service in October of 1958 Pan Am began to give customers commemorative drinking glasses to celebrate new jet routes and service to new destinations. In addition Pan Am also gave traveling affinity groups the option to have special drinking glasses produced and given out in-flight as mementos of the trip. The glasses came in different sizes especially in the case of affinity groups. However, the majority of glasses were the standard highball size standing 5 ½ inches tall with a diameter of 2 ¾ inches. The practice continued through the 1980s though much less prevalent after the mid 1970s. Below are some examples of these unique glasses. Multiple views are shown of glasses with complex art.
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