WATCH: British Airways' new safety video takes off, but is it funny?

2018-07-02 12:30 - Saara Mowlana
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British Airways and Comic Relief are back at it again with another spoof air safety video, but not everyone is here for it. (Photo: British Airways Safety Video Sequel / Supplied)

British Airways have released a new safety video that follows a similar vein to their popular 2017 edition, but not everyone is so crazy about it.

Following the success of their 2017 safety video that had broken the internet, British Airways is back at it again with their spoofing of well-known British A-list celebs. 

The sequel, also 'directed' by the returning comedian Chabuddy G, once again features a string of top British celebs demonstrating air safety rules in an audition-style video. 

WATCH: Hilarious spoof of UK celebrities in new British Airways safety video

We see the new list of actors try their hand at safety videos and flex their acting skills for the coveted role as the 'flight safety star' in Chabuddy G's video. 

The safety videos are filmed in partnership with Comic Relief and their Flying Start initiative, which encourages passengers to donate through onboard collections.

"Customers are encouraged to donate their small change to help make a massive difference to children living incredibly tough lives at home and overseas," states Comic Relief.

However, Twitter seems split on whether they love or loathe the sequel.

Those in favour find the video absolutely hilarious and commend the airline on being witty and creative when it comes to conveying the ins and outs of in-flight safety. 

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On the other hand, critics call the video in poor taste and are disappointed with the airline and its 'annoying' video. Many critics also argue that the jokes are very restricted to British references and that the video is simply too long-winded.

Some of the A-listers that made the cut for the sequel include Sir Michael Caine, Olivia Colman, Jourdan Dunn, Naomie Harris, Joanna Lumley and David Walliams to name a few. The same recipe that made the first video a hit was used once more, but with the 'director's' ego kicked up a notch - especially since his 'first cut' went viral.

What do you think of the video?

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