CASA has introduced four new videos, each focused on a specific common cabin safety issues.
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Mr. Bean Spills the Coins as Stars Struggle with BA Safety Video
British Airways has released a new safety video in which Mr. Bean spills the coins, Gordon Ramsey gets to play Joanna Lumley, and comedian Asim …
New Regulatory 2-for-1 Executive Order Raises Aviation Safety/Passenger Rights Questions
Have annotated the EO based on what I know of present aviation regulatory requirements, for the purpose of review by airline industry experts.
Top 3 Priorities for Americans Travelling Abroad: Authenticity, Safety and Comfort
Qantas has released the result of a study of American travellers which reveals that they are most interested in authentic international travel experiences this year, one which lets them discover more of a country’s cuisine, culture and people.
The New Delta Safety Video Game Defies Description
Delta has had a lot of fun with Safety Videos, stretching the limits betwen what might be an engaging way to get passengers to pay attention onboard and a great way to go viral online. But its latest run really has me stumped.
Airbus Selects Inmarsat SwiftBroadband-Safety for Cockpit Communications
Airbus has selected Inmarsat SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service for cockpit communications on its A320 and A330 aircraft families.
Inmarsat credits the size, weight and cost of its equipment for earning this latest Airbus contract.
Flight Safety Australia Shows How to Fly a Drone Without Becoming a Menace
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are becoming wildly popular around the world, have many practical applications, and can help produce breathtaking cinematography.
But concern over safe operations has grown along with their popularity. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA) has put together this charming animated video with top tips on enjoying your new drone, without becoming a menace.
Yes. Delta Did Just Nominate Itself for the Safety Video Oscars (#Safetys)
So this just happened…
It’s a cute tie-in to the Oscars this weekend–all in good humour. I can’t help notice that the popular nominee for best actress in a Safety Video was snubbed by the Delta Safety Academy..which is bound to stir up all kinds of controversy.
UPDATE: Delta has since explained the Oscar-themed promotion behind the #Safetys (Quoting)
Who will take home the award for Best Stow in an Overhead Bin, Best Aisle Clearance, Best Breakthrough Performance and Lifetime Achievement? Tune in to Delta’s Twitter handle, @Delta, on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. to find out.
“We hope our customers will continue to pay attention to our important safety messages as we look back at some of our favourite safety video moments of the last few years and bestow upon them our most prestigious honour – a SAFETY award – in recognition of their excellence in onboard safety,” said Julieta McCurry, Delta’s General Manager–Brand Communications.
“Safety is our top priority, and our distinguished honourees represent an exceptional commitment to the safety of our customers and employees,” Julieta McCurry
Stay tuned on Twitter after the SAFETYS for acceptance speeches and red carpet photos from the night’s biggest winners beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
All right then. This is an interesting way to call attention to Delta’s contributions to the safety video genre, before the curtains close and the red carpet is rolled up (for the last time?).
Oh, and, by the way, can you spot the shark?
I just adore the first 2 seconds of this.
Some Progress in Passenger Safety as ICAO Bans Lithium Cargo
Reuters is reporting that the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has formally banned carriage of Lithium batteries on commercial passenger aircraft. The ban takes …