Sara Keagle is a Flight Attendant for a major U.S. Airline and Huffington Post Blogger. Through her blog The Flying Pinto she shares her experiences and offers you a glimpse behind the galley curtain. She also created and co-hosts a popular podcast, The Crew Lounge, offering listeners a unique look into the life and career of a flight attendant. Sara has appeared on many morning shows including Great Day Houston, Charlotte Today, FOX News in Houston, Smart Family, Sonoran Living, and Daytime a nationally syndicated talk show.

Sara’s travel advice was featured in the October 2012 issue of Oprah’s “O Magazine” in the “101 Best Pieces of Advice-Ever!” She has freelanced for publications such as The Wall Street Journal’s Speak Easy Blog, Jaunted.com and UPGRD.com, and serves as a resource of various national media outlets including Oprah.com, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, The New York Times, Budget Travel, Trip Base, The Washington Post and Parenting Magazine just to name a few. To contact us about advertising on TheFlyingPinto.com, UPGRD.com or freelance opportunities please email us at theflyingpinto@gmail.com

As Seen and Heard:

O Magazine:

Oprah.com Airport Secrets only Insiders know

The Huffington Post

NPR Marketplace interview with Kai Ryssdal (my interview starts at about the 6:20 minute mark)

The Wall Street Journal: JetBlue Flight Attendant Steven Slater: Is He a Hero to Airline Workers?

The New York Times: What’s Your Flight Attendant Really Thinking?

A Comprehensive Guide to Single Parent Travel (Trip Base)
Travel Mamas Blog: The Bright Side of Traveling with Kids

The Washington Post: Coffee Tea or Flee

Womens Day: 10 Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

MSNBC.com: Babies on Planes: Debate Over Safety Renewed

Budget Travel: The Seat Back Rule Explained

CNN: Can You Charm Your Way Into an Upgrade?

The New York Times: Packing Tips from Travel Pros

MSNBC: Booming Baggage Fees, Bursting Over Head Bins

The Wall Street Journal: Flying the Misogynistic Skies: Fly Girls Takes Off on the CW

MSNBC: Onboard Commerce Ready for Take Off


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3 comments

  1. Sara,

    Nice website. I watched your videos. I didn’t know that there’s a dry shampoo. What a great idea to eliminate the bulk from a quart-size ziplock bag!

    My website sponsors weekly short story writing contests with a first place cash prize of $50. The week of May 14, we looking to run a contest with a air travel theme in celebration of the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo flight across the Atlantic.

    Maybe you, your colleagues or readers would be interested in entering an air travel story. There’s no word minimum and no fee. As our website’s name indicates, all writers must be middle age (at least 40) and the story must have occurred during midlife. You look much younger, but I’d thought I would ask anyway. Thank you.

  2. [...] of course your information will fill an entire page! At least!! I remember the first time I went on television and I planned out everything I would say, complete with props and was then told the segment would [...]

  3. After applying for a job and getting an interview, why does the flight attendant interview take around 13 hours?

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