This Is Why You Have to Open the Window Blinds on an Airplane

It might not be what you expect, but it makes a lot of sense

Have you ever been on an airplane and wondered why the cabin crew are so insistent on the window blinds being raised for take-off and landing?

The obvious assumption is that it is something to do with safety. But why exactly? It turns…



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Jason Ward

Freelance Writer, Author, Journalist for 30 years. Mostly lives in Asia., Top writer in History and Culture.