Usually when airlines are going over the flight safety demonstrations, I ignore them. Partly because I’ve heard it all before; partly because if the plane is going down, I don’t have the confidence that I’ll remember anything more than the seat could be used as a flotation device. And that’s because of the classic International Lover by Prince.
When a co-worker and I recently went to Utah on a recruiting trip, Delta’s flight safety video added enough humor that I watched some of it. It was a refresher to put on my oxygen mask first before anyone else’s, though I doubt anyone would be as calm as the people in the video if it truly was an emergency.
But then Air New Zealand, taking advantage of The Hobbit being filmed there, came out with this: