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The sequel – British Airways releases new celebrity-filled safety video

Following last year’s video which included the likes of Gordon Ramsay and Sir Ian McKellen (click here to watch), a new version has now arrived.

Featuring Sir Michael Caine, Asim Chaudhry, Olivia Colman, Jourdan Dunn, Naomie Harris, Joanna Lumley and David Walliams.

A shorter (you’d hope!) version will be showing on short-haul BA flights from July and on long-haul flights from 1st August.

What do you make of this latest video?


Reasons to think twice about ordering tea or coffee on a plane

If you’re on an airplane and the food trolley passes by — should you order any drinks?

An EPA study found that 1 in every 8 planes fails the agency’s standards for water safety.


From “Star Wars” to Hello Kitty: The World’s Best Aircraft Paint Jobs

If you thought an airline’s logo/branding was the only thing that sets one plane apart from another think again.

The livery designs on these planes are anything but standard.


H/T: TravelBloggerBuzz

The AccorHotels expansion marches on

Accorhotels is continuing its recent acquisition spree with plans to purchase a 50 per cent stake in SBE Entertainment Group.

The US hotel and restaurant group owns brands including Delano, Mondrian, Hudson and SLS, as well as London’s Sanderson and St Martins Lane properties which are marketed under the Originals Collection.




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