In this modern world, air travel represents the height of luxury and Pan Am is the biggest name in the business. The planes are glamorous, the pilots are rock stars and the stewardesses are the most desirable women in the world. Not only are these flyboys and girls young and good looking, but to represent Pan Am they also have to be educated, cultured and refined. They're trained to handle everything from in-air emergencies to unwanted advances - all without rumpling their pristine uniforms or mussing their hair.
Dean pilots the Clipper Majestic's first New York to London flight; Maggie picks up a flight when the scheduled stewardess doesn't show; Kate takes a U.S. intelligence assignment.
During a trip to Paris, Laura's mother tries to settle some unfinished business; Maggie deals with attention from an aggressive passenger; Dean looks for information on Bridget.
Maggie intends to meet President Kennedy when the crew flies to Berlin with journalists sent to cover his speech; painful memories force Colette to confront her tragic past.
A last-minute change ends up sending the crew to Rangoon; Maggie shows Laura the wilder side of the city; Ted reflects on his past after hearing news of a space mission.
The Pan Am crew rolls the dice in more ways than one in glamorous Monte Carlo: Kate and Maggie square off for the attentions of a handsome passenger (guest star Goran Visnjic, “ER,” “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”), but things get more complicated when Kate learns the sexy stranger is involved in her next covert mission; and Dean gambles with his career when an attractive, wealthy woman (guest star Erin Cummings, “Detroit 1-8-7”) on the flight tempts him -- and he later discovers who her flying companion is -- on “Pan Am.”
Despite being close to losing her job, Maggie manages to make it onto a flight to Rio de Janeiro; Kate is unsure of herself after getting a difficult mission involving a Yugoslav diplomat; Ginny's games don't sit well with Dean.
Sparks fly when Laura meets an intriguing sailor on a wild flight; Kate's government mission clashes with her love affair.
A wealthy passenger charms the stewardesses on a flight to Caracas; when a passenger has a heart attack, the only hope of saving him is to land in turmoil-stricken Haiti.
Kate gets in over her head in a life or death mission and Colette meets Dean's parents as the two face their real feelings for one another.
Dean and Colette's budding romance suffers a blow; Maggie falls for the congressman she wrote a story about; Kate's last assignment haunts her; Ted thinks he has found the love of his life.
Dean is chosen to fly the first commercial flight to Moscow, but a veteran pilot takes over at the last minute; Kate tries to help two stewardesses mistaken for spies; Congressman Rawlings tries to uncover who wrote the story about him.
Maggie shares her reservations about Amanda (Ashley Greene) with Ted; Colette befriends an attractive, mysterious man during a flight to Rome; Dean is accosted by customs officials looking for a smuggler; Kate learns how to be a pickpocket.
Dean is shocked when Ginny follows him to Rome; a precocious unescorted minor develops a crush on Colette; Kate faces the dangerous consequences of her connection with Niko.
Ted becomes increasingly nervous as wedding plans race forward; Kate wrestles with suspicions about those around her; Laura receives a startling offer from Amanda; Maggie is placed is a perilous position.