Qatar Airways came up with a unique way to get passengers to tune in to the obligatory air safety instructions — they recruited stars from the world’s most popular soccer team to make comedic cameos. FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez capably mug their way through the four-minute in-flight video which has already accumulated more than 3 million views on YouTube.
Gerard Pique serves as the foil for explaining the usage of the drop-down oxygen masks under the pretense that his female fans get lightheaded in his presence.
AIRLINE SAFETY CARD
While Qatar Airways chose a humorous approach to their in-flight safety video, it’s unlikely they will ever employ the safety card parody shown above. Then again, it would be a hit on social media…
QATAR AIRWAYS BOEING 777
Last year, Barca’s players hit the tarmac to pose with the Qatar Airways Boeing 777 featuring the famed football club’s livery. In case you’re wondering what creature is represented in the airline’s logo, it’s the Arabian oryx — Qatar’s national animal.