In conjunction with American debuting new uniforms for their crews and ground staff, a new safety video has been released for play on all IFE equipped aircraft.
Okay, I really hate it. Maybe I’m just old-school, but I’m not a fan of all the “chic” to this one. Too many moving parts, and it’s a complete opposite from the previous, more traditional video.
Previous videos featured a collaboration between many different flight attendants, ground crews, pilots and more, which really kept the video flowing in my opinion. This new video only features a limited amount of speakers and appears way more drawn out, perhaps to the fact that every safety scene seems “illustrated” in some fashion. Looks like American went for a more creative approach this time, somewhat incorporating elements from other airline videos, too.
In follow up to the video, American also produced a behind the scenes look at producing the new safety spiel.
I do find it kind of cool how they used airplane sounds to create the music…pretty neat.
Does anyone else find it funny how much legroom they portray in the Main Cabin? 😉
I’ll miss the old video for sure. Welcome to the new AAmerican, I guess.
What do you think of the new safety video?
Looking for the best way to earn miles and points quickly? Visit the "Credit Cards" drop down on the main menu bar above for the hottest deals! Want to learn more and stay up to date on the latest tips, tricks and deals? Join My Travel Tips Facebook Page! This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all financial companies or all available financial offers. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.