9 01, 2020

How To Start A Crashpad: Top 9 Best Amazon Property Investments

2020-02-05T16:57:43-05:00January 9th, 2020|How to start a Crashpad, Tips|Comments Off on How To Start A Crashpad: Top 9 Best Amazon Property Investments

Serving Our Fellow Flight Crew Members Whether you are starting a crashpad or a rental property, or you already have one and are looking to improve, I promise that the next 10 items will enhance and improve your business, as well as your process. As a crashpad property manager who has tried many different things since our start back in 2012, I implement and use every one of these. I also happen to have an amazing team of inventors, creators, techies, and people who are constantly looking for ways to make things more convenient [...]

13 11, 2019

JotForm: Best Online Form Program for Real Estate Managers.

2020-01-29T17:30:31-05:00November 13th, 2019|How to start a Crashpad, Tips|Comments Off on JotForm: Best Online Form Program for Real Estate Managers.

JotForm is a wonderful tool and an excellent resource for all crashpad managers, whether you’re just setting up your crashpad or you have multiple airline crew properties and are seeking out a way to streamline and improve the entire process. JotForms covers it all and gets you the information you need when you need it. I have detailed below many reasons and ways that you can use JotForm. As I’ve written in other articles, I believe that crashpad managers can help each other and together can create a standard expectation for crashpads. I wrote this post to explain how we can use JotForm to help to [...]

25 09, 2019

Beginner’s Guide: How to Start and Manage Airline Crew Crashpads

2020-01-29T17:32:38-05:00September 25th, 2019|How to start a Crashpad, Tips|Comments Off on Beginner’s Guide: How to Start and Manage Airline Crew Crashpads

So You Want to Start a Crashpad? Six years ago I started my own crashpad business. When I first learned what crashpads were in the first place I wanted to research and learn all about the crashpad industry, but I was sorely disappointed to find how little information actually existed. There is a great lack of resources for managing airline crew crashpads -and there are too many unprofessional pads out there- so I’m happy to bring you this guide! This should point you in the right direction and provide the steps necessary to help you [...]

10 07, 2019

Crashpad Corner, A Free Crashpad Network

2020-01-29T17:33:57-05:00July 10th, 2019|How to start a Crashpad, News|0 Comments

A new crash pad network has launched, and it’s FREE! Founded by tech-savvy airline crew, CrashPad Corner was created to address the need for a network of crashpads and flight crew. Unlike CrashPad411.com who served this need for years but who just recently began charging fees to use their site, Crashpad Corner promises that their services will always be free! […]

25 04, 2019

Crashpad Agreement & Expectations

2020-01-29T17:35:16-05:00April 25th, 2019|How to start a Crashpad, News|0 Comments

Agreements can be complicated and daunting. We have found that in our 6 years of managing crashpads and crew houses that the more clearly we communicate our expectations, the better the experience for everyone involved. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve updated our contracts to include new rules that resulted from specific instances or to define and spell out what we had thought was obvious. It is certainly an ongoing process, but a very important one that is meant to protect both parties. In this post, I am going to elaborate on some [...]

27 09, 2017

What is a Crash Pad?

2020-01-29T17:46:11-05:00September 27th, 2017|How to start a Crashpad, Tips|0 Comments

Unless you’ve already worked in the airline business previously, you were probably scratching your head the first time you heard this term. As a flight attendant in training academy, it certainly took a few minutes to wrap my head around it. The idea of 14 flight attendants sharing one three-bedroom apartment. […]