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This Is Why Airline Window Shades Are Kept Open During Take Off And Landing

Air journey is the fastest and the riskiest at the same time. Be it a pilot or attendants or the passengers of any age group, all have to follow certain safety measures while traveling on the plane. Cabin crew roam inside and give a number of instructions to the passengers. From tying waist belts to using the oxygen mask, all we need to do is take the instructions seriously.

Did you ever notice that the window shades are opened before landing and take off? They do it for some safety purposes that we are revealing here. Read below to discover more. 

This Is Why Airline Window Shades Are Kept Open During Take Off And Landing

This Is Why Airline Window Shades Are Kept Open During Take Off And Landing

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Have you ever thought about why window shades of plane are kept opened while take off and landing?

Have you ever thought about why window shades of plane are kept opened while take off and landing?

There are many important reasons that flight attendants have never told you about.

There are many important reasons that flight attendants have never told you about.

The reasons are stated below.

1. Cabinet crew see the outside conditions through the open shades.

1. Cabinet crew see the outside conditions through the open shades.

The crew members take safety decisions according to the outside conditions. They check if any emergency occurs and they need to evacuate at that very moment, what would be the safest exit.

2. Open shades give signals to the emergency services to get active at the time of landing and take off.

2. Open shades give signals to the emergency services to get active at the time of landing and take off.

3. Sometimes passengers can encounter the danger or emergency when crew members are busy with some other things.

3. Sometimes passengers can encounter the danger or emergency when crew members are busy with some other things.

4. To allow light to come in as the lights inside the cabin is not kept on while landing and take off.

4. To allow light to come in as the lights inside the cabin is not kept on while landing and take off.

5. One needs to assess the location of the plane especially in emergency, whether it is over any rock or water.

5. One needs to assess the location of the plane especially in emergency, whether it is over any rock or water.

6. Alleviate anxiety of passengers they have while landing.

6. Alleviate anxiety of passengers they have while landing.

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