May 27, 2024

Longest-serving flight attendant dies at 88

CBS. Bette Nash, the world's longest-serving flight attendant, has died aged 88 after nearly 70 years of airborne service. "She started in 1957 and held the Guinness World Record for longest-serving flight attendant," the airline said. "Bette inspired generations of flight attendants. Fly high, Bette." Ms Nash began her career at the age of 21 with Eastern Airlines, the forerunner of American Airlines, working on its shuttle flight between Washington DC, where she lived, and Boston. The Association of Professional Flight Attendants, the union which represented Ms Nash, told CBS it was saddened by her death.

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