Pegasus Airlines, Turkey, has partnered with Disney Turkey to produce a new safety video featuring iconic Marvel characters which appeals to kids and adults alike. The video features best-known characters from the Marvel Universe, including Thor, Black Widow, Captain America, Iron Man, Loki, Hawkeye […]
Air New Zealand, which has long ruled the wave of infotainment In-Flight Cabin Safety Videos, takes to the waters again with a fresh combination of safety entertainment and destination marketing. Air New Zealand brought together surfing greats from around the world to produce its […]
Hainan Airlines has joined the creative safety video craze with a high-production cartoon featuring the popular Calabash Brothers in an epic struggle against a couple of whacky evil demons. In all, passengers get a little over five minutes of drama to get lost in.
As reported by Aircraft Interiors International Magazine, a fire in the overhead compartment onboard KLM flight KL875 on March 15, originating from the battery of a TV crew’s drone unit, raises questions once again of how aviation can manage a situation over which it has no control: the decision by electronics manufacturers to use volatile Lithium-Ion batteries in their equipment rather than safer, equally effective and inexpensive alternatives.
In the 56th edition of its Dangerous Goods Regulations, to take effect on 1 January 2015, IATA has made changes which reflect the updated 18th edition UN Model Regulations, including the determinations by UN Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous […]
In my latest feature on Skift,‘Why Disrespecting Flight Attendants Is Totally Nuts’, I shared insights from seasoned flight attendants on the long-standing misconceptions of their roles and duties onboard, with an emphasis on the vital role that airline crew play […]
“It is estimated that each year, upwards of one billion lithium batteries are transported by air as mail, cargo or in passenger/crew baggage. This constitutes a safety hazard that must be managed in a clear and comprehensive manner.”
Severe injuries to twenty-two passengers and crew onboard a Singapore Airlines Flight SQ424 from Singapore to Mumbai raises questions on the adequacy of landing procedures. The flight with 408 passengers and 25 crew onboard encountered sudden turbulence on the descent. […]
Airbus has been to cornering the market on key patents for seat designs clearly intended to protect various special applications and technologies–raising the question of whether the aircraft manufacturer plans to spread its capacities (and its catalogues) to design and sales […]