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Favorite Preflight Safety Video?  
User currently offlineMonorail From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 631 posts, RR: 4
Posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3435 times:

Which airline has the best, or at least your favorite, preflight safety video?

I'll start


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User currently offlineJFKLGAflyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 82 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3397 times:

Two-way tie between American and Air Canada.
Worst would have to be United... the graphics are LAME!

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User currently offlineRicardomexico From Mexico, joined Nov 2002, 109 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3394 times:

My favourite is: TAM Brazil
They have a very nice video (kind of "Toy Story" animated) very creative!..

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User currently offlineSky0000547 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 270 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3388 times:

It got to be Virgin Atlantic with the cartoon.

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User currently offlineTupolevTu154 From Germany, joined Aug 2004, 2222 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3385 times:

SAA's is the best

That cartoon ROCKS!!!  Nuts


User currently offlinePlaneMad From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2003, 533 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3372 times:

VS has been the best so far. The cartoon really gets your attention.


User currently offlineCheco77 From Peru, joined Oct 2004, 1345 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 3318 times:

I think CO and KLM with their very hot flight attendants saying "please, remain seated", uh, its the best!
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User currently offlineCory6188 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2738 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3312 times:

I only fly CO, and I've never paid any great deal of attention to their safety video. Maybe it's because I'm used to it, but it doesn't seem to be anything special. However, if I saw another airline's video, maybe I would change my mind.

One thing that irks me is how Chavon says to stow your "seatbacks, tray tables, and video monitors in the upright position" at the end of the video. She is obviously standing in a 772. What percentage of CO's flights even have PTVs?

User currently offlineThomasCook From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 810 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 3305 times:


Mine would be MyTravel Airways'. It is a cartoon and is made a lot more people friendly which gets a lot more people watching. Great idea!


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User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 4175 posts, RR: 8
Reply 9, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3299 times:

I've always liked US Airways' safety video. Mostly because of the music & the music used during the safety instructions are being read. Just bought a 737-400 video of theirs off eBay. NW's & DL's (have an L10 safety of DL's, also off eBay) are good too.

Another one I bought recently was Tower Air's...it's not too good, although I found it interesting that they explained which buttons did what in the armrests (I know what they do, but new fliers may not have) & neat that they had a pilot, in the cockpit, say "On behalf of the Flight Deck, welcome aboard Tower Air" at the end.


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User currently offlineAirbus3801 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1089 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 3286 times:

I enjoyed watching BMI British Midlands safety video but for some reason I have taken on a liking to the UAL safety video on the 777-200 which I flew about 2 years ago to HNL from LAX. I just liked how it said Welcome in like 40 different languages. But I loathe HP's with the stupid flight attendent who does her model walk onto the screen which I always laugh at. Also I found BA's to be very informative.

User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8590 posts, RR: 9
Reply 11, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3251 times:
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Tupolev I agree SAA's is great!

Animated and very well done.

voice: "take care when opening the overhead lockers in flight as items may have shifted during the takeoff and can fall out and cause injury"

video: man in seat is buried under baggage falling from the open locker, then is show with band aids all over his face

voice: "once the seatbelt signs have been switched off you may use certain laptoo computers, hand held calculators, electric shavers and portable listening devices"

video: teenager on laptop, Desperate Dan type character with electric razor and Elvis with walkman!

Then there's the smoke alarm above the toilet door and the guy going green trying to hide the fact that he's smoking  Smile

very good and keeps the pax' attention

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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 12150 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (11 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3182 times:

Air China's did it for me this summer, specifically where the mother rams an oxygen mask onto her unsuspecting child, very funny, just a shame I didin`t have a clue what they were talking about as it wasn`t in English. Also the stewardess couldn`t get her life jacket on properly, managed to get the pax's concentration though while she tried.


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User currently offlineWillbdsp From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 304 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (11 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3209 times:

In the US Airways videos, the scene that talks about using the oxygen mask, the little girl is smiling and seems happy that the oxygen mask fell in front of her.

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