Pre-flight safety briefings are using Hollywood-like productions designed to grab the passengers’ attention, a good thing, but some of the extravaganzas may not have delivered the full measure of the critical message.
Emirates Airlines experienced a potentially horrific accident. While it is way too early to speculate causes, it is appropriate to use this disaster as a learning opportunity.
Passengers are not always attentive during emergency briefings. Maybe FAA should encourage all airlines to use new visual tools to reduce fear and increase preparation for accidents. An approach which FDR would applaud.
The relevant factors in analyzing the safety of higher density seating and emergency exits.
What will it take for the industry to act?