01 December 2014

How Air Travel used to be (and I wish it still were)

From its founding in the 1920s to its peak in the 1960s and 70s, Pan Am set the standard when it came to international travel.

Michael Kelley

Which is why photographer and self-described "aviation nerd", Michael Kelley, joined up with one of the world's foremost experts on aviation history, Anthony Toth, to bring Pan Am Flight 120 back to life.

Michael Kelley

Over the course of several months, Michael and his team arranged a production that would honor every small detail of a Pan Am flight.

Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley

From the exact meals served on board to the outfits worn by its passengers.

Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley

After two exhaustive days of shooting, Michael and his team walked away with photos that capture the essence of Pan Am down to every detail.

Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
 
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley

To see more of how Michael and his team brought Pan Am Flight 120 back to life, check out the behind-the-scenes look below.

Michael Kelley is a commercial photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. To view more of his work, check out his website at http://www.mpkelley.com/.





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