Air New Zealand loves to make fun in-flight safety videos that can include anything from body paint to supermodels to Richard Simmons to Betty White. This time though, they've gone beyond epic: the safety video is basically a full on LOTR and Hobbit movie set in Middle Earth. It's impressive.
In honor of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the folks at Air New Zealand have updated their Hobbit-studded flight safety video with even more special effects madness and costumed flight attendants—plus cameos from Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, and Sylvester McCoy.
Virgin America, the airline that invented the sassy in-flight safety video, has rolled out a brand new sassy in-flight safety video: A live-action musical number. It's still heads and shoulders above most airlines, but is it the best?
WETA paired up with Air NZ to bring us this totally nuts Hobbit-centric flight safety video. How close do you think New Zealand is to just renaming the whole country Peter Jackson Land?
Air New Zealand's debuted a spiffy in-flight safety video, and it's exactly what I'd want to watch right before takeoff—because nothing inspires calm and connotes stability like the spastic antics of glittery reanimated dance-corpse Richard Simmons. [via BuzzFeed]
When you're flying 90 odd-hrs just to get to Auckland, you'd be wanting to charge your iPod or laptop at least once. Air New Zealand's done a major overhaul of its Boeing 777 plane, with sockets and USB ports galore.