ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Overhead action. Seatbelt intrigue. Lavatory drama. Direct from the seatback screen in front of you, THE SAFETYS, Presented by Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), is Delta's latest in-flight safety video recognizing safety video excellence. The stratosphere's hottest stars from Delta's most beloved videos return to the seatback screen in the airline's latest installment.
Who will take home the award for Best Stow in an Overhead Bin, Best Aisle Clearance, Best Breakthrough Performance and Lifetime Achievement? Tune in to Delta's Twitter handle, @Delta, on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. to find out.
"We hope our customers will continue to pay attention to our important safety messages as we look back at some of our favorite safety video moments of the last few years and bestow upon them our most prestigious honor – a SAFETY award – in recognition of their excellence in onboard safety," said Julieta McCurry, Delta's General Manager–Brand Communications. "Safety is our top priority, and our distinguished honorees represent an exceptional commitment to the safety of our customers and employees."
Stay tuned on Twitter after the SAFETYS for acceptance speeches and red carpet photos from the night's biggest winners beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
Delta launched a series of safety videos beginning in late 2012 meant to grab the attention of even the most seasoned travelers by using pop culture references, surprises and guest appearances – all to communicate important safety messages.
The video is now playing in select theaters at 30,000 feet on Delta aircraft and will run for three months.
Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. In 2016, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fifth time in six years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented five consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 328 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta's blog takingoff.delta.com.
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