|PACIFIC EAST AIR||McDonnell Douglas DC-8-60/70|
|Pacific East Air McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61CF, N867FT, is shown at Los Angeles International Airport in December 1981.|
|Pacific East Air McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62H, N39305, is shown at Los Angeles International Airport in September 1983 wearing a different livery.|
|Pacific East Air McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF, N797FT, is shown in yet another livery at Los Angeles in December 1983.
Pacific East Air was founded by several ex-Western Airlines executives. Operations began on June 14, 1982 between Los Angeles and Honolulu. Later routes included Chicago-Los Angeles, San Francisco-Honolulu and New York-Los Angeles. The carrier filed for bankruptcy on May 9, 1984 and ceased operations.