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Chaos in the Cabin: How the Safety Briefing Can Be Crucial in an Evacuation

Before every flight, airlines are required to give a safety briefing. The majority of fliers tune out this briefing; however, at the time it matters most, regret can set in for those fliers who did not take three minutes to pay attention to the safety briefing. After being apart of a full evacuation of a widebody aircraft, the realization sets in as to how important these safety briefings are and how they can be improved. On Aug. 5, 2011, I…

SeaTac Airport: The Gateway to Northwestern Washington

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the main international airport for most of Western Wash.. It is officially located in Seattle, but is essentially 15 miles south of downtown. For the year of 2013, SEA was the 15th busiest airport in the United States in terms of passengers flown. For the…