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No more coffee nor tea from this retiree, now that he’s 83! Ron Akana has finally hung up his United Airlines uniform for good. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser in his native state of Hawaii claims he holds the world record for long service as a flight attendant. 

Ron first got his United job in 1949 after he saw a newspaper want ad for an airline flight steward. He said he applied without knowing what that title meant back then. However, his excellent record over more than six decades proves he found out quickly, and proved to be one of the best ever in the air.

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