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Latest Air New Zealand safety video logs 4m views

Air New Zealand’s latest in-flight safety video has had 4 million views online within 24 hours of publication, making it the most popular one to date. The New Zealand national carrier teamed up with their national rugby team, the All Blacks, in a line-up of international rugby stars for their latest on-board safety video, Men in Black: Safety Defenders.

A still from the All Blacks Men in Black style safety video.  Image courtesy of Air New Zealand.
A still from the All Blacks Men in Black style safety video. Image courtesy of Air New Zealand.

The All Black’s captain, Richie McCaw, and Dan Carter star as Men in Black agents, and there’s a cameo performance from former England Captain Martin Johnson. Johnson says, “I’m sure English rugby fans will have a few words to say about my appearance alongside the All Blacks too.”  nzherald.co.nz