Video Of The Week - The Airline Safety Instructions You Will Not Want To Miss!



If you are like most people, chances are that every time you are subjected to an airline safety video, your mind wanders off shortly after the instructions on fastening seat belts. This means that you miss the most important stuff. However, you will have no such issues with the one created by Air New Zealand. In fact it is so popular that even people who have no intention of flying the airline, are watching it over and over again!

The Middle-Earth themed "Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made", was released in October 2014, just prior to the finale of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. In addition to dwarves, elves and orcs, it also features several of the trilogy's stars, including Elijah Wood who plays Frodo and the movie's director, Peter Jackson.

This is not the first time Air New Zealand has created an interesting Hobbit-inspired safety video. "An Unexpected Briefing," released in 2012, attracted over 12 million views on YouTube - probably a record for the number of people voluntarily seeking out an airline safety video!

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  • ALY AWednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3:56 pm
    this is a nice fun way to learn the rules on an airplane
    • AnothercupcakeWednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1:17 pm
      • Nn#mrsnelsonSaturday, December 23, 2017 at 7:22 am
        So so so so so so so CREEPY!!!!!!!!!
        • 0mg peopleThursday, December 21, 2017 at 7:47 am
          that thing looks creepy
          • amber_puppy1121
            amber_puppy1121Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 7:16 pm
            that guy looks like a zombie but I'm glad he's safe!
            • horseridinggirl
              horseridinggirlMonday, October 30, 2017 at 11:34 am
              • lemonade11
                lemonade11Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 1:55 pm
                That is really clever!! Well done!
                • thezodiackiller
                  thezodiackillerTuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:32 pm
                  This is mocking The Hobbit.
                  • kysTuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8:10 am
                    • Awesome111Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 5:16 pm
                      When did this take place?
                      • ariel_silks
                        ariel_silksThursday, November 30, 2017 at 9:41 am
                        new zeland