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Attendant ends 63-year air career

Isle-born flight attendant Ron Akana's service with United earns him a spot in the Guinness record book

By Dave Segal

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 28, 2012

~~<p>It was a walk he'd made thousands of times getting off of an airplane.</p>
<p>But when 83-year-old Ron Akana, the longest-serving flight attendant for any U.S. carrier, strolled through the terminal at Denver International Airport late Monday morning, it marked the end of his 63-year career at United Airlines.</p>
~~

It was a walk he'd made thousands of times getting off of an airplane.

But when 83-year-old Ron Akana, the longest-serving flight attendant for any U.S. carrier, strolled through the terminal at Denver International Airport late Monday morning, it marked the end of his 63-year career at United Airlines. Login for more...



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