The latest United Airlines safety video debuts on the carrier’s 3-cabin 767-300 aircraft tomorrow and then through the rest of the fleet in the coming weeks.
Much like the prior edition it uses scenes from the global destinations United serves as the basis for the various scenes throughout the video. Lots of time in Scotland, including a pseudo-Nessie and a golf cart (oops) for the turbulence bit. And, while I’m not a huge fan of “cute” to sell safety videos but there may be some value to them, I suppose. As one insider suggested to me,
A person who is not watching the safety demonstration at all because he or she is not interested in it is not taking away any of the important safety information. A person who watches it because it is interesting, albeit fun, will actually take away some of the message. Which is ultimately the point.
Maybe I’m just tuned out because the script is the same every time and an archaic view of what’s important for safety on planes. Either way, expect to see this on your United flights for the next few months.
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